Christina Baker Kline's "Orphan Train" is a work of fiction, but one that gets at the truth the stories of two young girls, more than a century apart.
The movement began more than two decades ago. "I think the pill is safer than aspirin and aspirin is available over the counter," the FDA's head of drug research said in 1992. The Pill still requires a prescription.
For all sorts of reasons, diabetes and the blues go hand and hand.
Care to buy “Ebola outbreak prevention” in the form of “5 Anti Microbial Essential Oils” that claim to be “capable of digesting or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms”?
Pioneering sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois worried—correctly—that science would be used—incorrectly— to demarcate a color line that he was fighting to erase.
Closure of the municipal hospital that had served the city's poor since 1732 impacted all of Philadelphia, and still does.
Public health nurses—you almost certainly have met them—trace their roots back to the late 19th century. Our photos go back almost as far.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Psychiatric Disorders, a.k.a. the “Bible of Psychiatry,” is missing a diagnosis: lovesickness. Then again, music offers insights into this condition that psychiatry never will.