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The New England Journal of Medicine

  • Culture

    January 3, 2013

    Special Best Of Edicion: Do Mexicans Cause the Closures of Hospitals?

    And how many cases of leprosy come from Mexico per year?

  • News

    May 24, 2012

    Pradaxa Patients Can't Stop the Bleeding

    There's only one really bad thing about the anti-clotting pill Pradaxa. You can't fall or get cut while taking it because once you start bleeding, there's almost no way to stop it. There's no reversal agent, no antidote.

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    5 Ways the Super Bowl Can Kill or Maim You (Or Your Dog!), According to Experts

    Earlier this week we brought you the solemn warning from Methodist Hospital, urging people to remember to pee during the Super Bowl. If you don't, an expert said, you might end up in the ER with a catheter inserted into places you'd rather not have such things inserted. But that is not the only wa ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2011

    Down the Hatch

    The Texas Attorney General's Office says a drugmaker lied in order to push an antipsychotic on foster children. So why are kids as young as three still taking the drug?

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Cover Story: Foster Kids on Antipsychotics

    ​Here's a riddle: If the Texas Attorney General sues a drug manufacturer for allegedly lying about the safety and efficacy of one of its antipsychotics, why would the state agency that oversees the foster care system still allow that drug to be given to kids as young as three? Why would the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Swine Flu FAQs: The Answers You Need...And The Answers You Deserve

    Unlike in 1918, when the flu really bitch-slapped humanity, leading medical experts have the ability to immediately update us with information on how to stay safe, and how to separate myth from fact. For example: By now, unless you're a vapid hotel-fortune heiress who answers the cell phone during s ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    Back from Iraq with Plenty of Problems

    Paul Miles returned from Iraq needing help with the death in his head. He got prison.

  • News

    December 6, 2007

    Toxic Town: Cancer and Birth Defects in Somerville

    In Somerville, chances are far better than normal that you will die of cancer or give birth to a deformed baby

  • Culture

    November 15, 2007
  • News

    September 14, 2006

    Baby Blues

    Lisa Collins took the Paxil her doctor prescribed. There was supposed to be no problem with her continuing it during her pregnancy. Now, it seems, there was.

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Sugar Coated

    This Baylor medical "expert" cashed in on infomercials. Now he's showing how things go better with Coke.

  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Ground Zero

    Houston's been the No. 1 city in America in the obesity crisis. But hype doesn't mean help.

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Probing Questions

    TV is less goofy on air, but not on-line

  • News

    February 5, 1998

    A Question of Life

    Doctors told Mark and Karla Miller their unborn daughter would face a life of pain and illness. Then, against the Millers' wishes, Woman's Hospital did everything it could to keep the newborn alive. Last month, after an extraordinary trial in a Houston co

  • News

    February 3, 1994

    Just Don't Breathe It

    What Houstonians can -- and probably won't -- do to clean up the air they drive through

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