Dr. Steel was a noted innovator in medicine, but he had many other interests and urged others to pursue theirs, too.
Delayed injury from radiation therapy is common, tricky to diagnose, and hard to treat. One patient beat disabling injuries with hyperbaric oxygen treatment - but it is not clear why.
Dr. Bjornson had a profound understanding of PTSD, and he acted to help veterans struggling with the disorder.
Dr. Erb's father was an eminent surgeon, and the son "really never considered any career outside of medicine," he said.
An ad from a Democratic group warned that the president's Supreme Court nominee could eliminate preexisting condition protections under the Affordable Care Act, a move that "would take us back to a time when insurance companies could deny you coverage." But that depends on who "you" are.
Early studies indicate that women may have different symptoms and experiences with the neurological condition, but more research is needed, say experts from the University of Pennsylvania who hope to find clinically useful information by next year.
A small group of insurers offers some members with serious illnesses medically tailored meals to improve their health.
Reversing type 2 diabetes - or at least putting it into remission for years - is possible. Note, however, that reversal does not mean cure.
The issue has been the target of vigorous advocacy by young cancer survivors who report that their symptoms didn't get enough attention by doctors who didn't suspect colon cancer.
Technology makes the difficult task of monitoring skin changes easier, and that could mean more frequent self-checks.
A staple of labor and delivery in Europe, nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is catching on in U.S. maternity units and birthing centers.
A young filmmaker has directed a documentary about deadly medical errors, an issue that his late father tackled as a pioneer of patient safety research.
Marilyn Alexander has benefited from a revolution in the treatment of multiple myeloma. She and her identical twin, Sharon, have paid it forward, raising money and helping other patients.