The origins of tamper-resistant packaging — exasperating yet reassuring — lie in a deadly episode in 1982, when cyanide-laced Tylenol killed seven people.
I went to Kigali in Rwanda to report on the type of heart disease afflicting Chance and millions of other young people. I was supposed to be a fly on the wall. Before I knew it, I was trying to help.
By DAVID C. NORRIS, MD David Norris, MD I want to tell you about the most exciting discovery I’ve made in 2+ years of research on dose individualization methods for phase 1 cancer trials. This discovery has nothing to do with any of the technical problems I’ve confronted and solved along the way. It…
Dr Bernard Carroll passed away on September 10, 2018. Dr Carroll had a distinguished career, so it was a surprise and delight that he also chose to be a stalwart Health Care Renewal blogger. He was with us since 2005, contributing insightful, pithy, provocative and important posts. He also authored some of our most widely…
In May, Maurice Desjardins was given a face transplant — Canada’s first.
By JESSICA DA MASSA, WTF Health The phrase ‘consumer health’ doesn’t mean what it used to. And, when you really think about it, neither does the word ‘consumer.’ We’ve changed. Wielding the power of our smart phones, wearable devices, and proximity to CVS Minute Clinics – and armed with expectations of near-instant gratification thanks to…
Developing a vaccine for the next pandemic flu is the first problem. Getting it to people without increasing the spread of the virus is the next.
Xavier Cunningham was trying to escape yellow jackets when he fell from a treehouse — onto a metal meat skewer, his stepfather said.
Jessica DaMassa asks me about what I saw at Techcrunch Distrupt, Clarify Health Solutions’s $57m round, what Wellth will do with its $5m & a whole lot about next weeks Health 2.0 Conference–Matthew Holt