Are Today’s Teenagers Smarter and Better Than We Think?

“They are so direct in their messaging. They are so clear. They seem unflappable.”Dr. Damour,...

Rituals of Honor in Hospital Hallways

The double doors of the surgical intensive care unit opened into a hallway crowded with dozens of hospital employees. A hospital bed emerged,...

Your 5G Phone Won’t Hurt You. But Russia Wants You to...

The cellphones known as 5G, or fifth generation, represent the vanguard of a wireless era rich in interconnected cars, factories and cities. Whichever...

Supplement Makers Touting Cures for Alzheimer’s and Other Diseases Get F.D.A....

He also expressed frustration that the F.D.A. has spent years debating policy that would encourage manufacturers to notify the agency of new dietary...

Nebraska Petition Seeks Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure in 2020

As more and more surrounding states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, advocates in Nebraska say it’s time for their state to...

Dr. Donald Seldin, Who Put a Medical School on the Map,...

His skill as a recruiter, mentor, physician and scientist elevated Southwestern “from its humble beginnings...

When Doctors Give Their Patients Gifts

When I was a medical student, I often found myself in the hospital gift shop. The gift shop was an oasis for me,...

How Drinking Less Solved a Lot of Problems

Could changing something relatively small — a 5-ounce glass of wine is only 120 calories — make a difference? Over the course of...

Should We All Take the Slow Road to Love?

Millennials are going on fewer dates, having less sex and marrying later. Do they know something about love that the rest of us...

Want to Leave a Legacy? Be a Mentor

Encouraged by a grandfatherly professor at Cornell, in my sophomore year I gave a speech asking my fellow students “when you come to...