Pharmaceutical companies have more power than ever, and the American people are paying the price—too often with our lives.
Daniela Drake, M.D., M.B.A., is a former McKinsey & Co. consultant who is now a board-certified internist in private practice in Los Angeles.
A new book focuses on gut bacteria as the key to a healthy weight. “Follow your gut” has a whole new meaning.
Sixteen seasons in, The Biggest Loser continues to be a ratings winner. But its coaches and producers are losing an opportunity to really educate the public about the science of weight gain and loss.
Patient violence against doctors in China is shockingly common, and it’s increasing as more citizens get insured. Could the US see this kind of violence under Obamacare?
Assembly-line patient visits, poor care for the chronically ill, stacks of paperwork, and endless red tape: This is the life of the American physician.
Some docs are now claiming fitness tracker data holds no medical value. Meet the tech-savvy Kansas doctor who is proving them wrong.
Ever wondered how easy it is to get a medical marijuana license? One doctor went to Venice Beach to find out—and illuminated tons of problems with the current state of legal weed.
Americans are sicker and taking more pills than ever, and our doctors are miserable. But not all is lost. Here’s how we can fix it.
By tying doctor pay to patient satisfaction scores, Obamacare’s ‘pay for performance’ system is going to disproportionately hurt minority doctors. Here’s why.
Some of the country’s best doctors have the worst patient satisfaction scores. Here’s why.