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How Oncology Practices Weathered the Pandemic Storm

Oncologists at independent practices relay how they weathered the storm and kept their practices open.

Despite Skeptics, At-Home Chemo Programs Continue Growing

Is providing chemotherapy infusions in the home setting safe? Oncologists discuss the evidence and their experiences

Mythbusters: Does This Cause Cancer?

This column investigates five common concerns that people have about environmental cancer risks and explores how robust the link to cancer actually is.

On the Job in the ICU

As medical interns step into their new roles as doctors, one resident gives us a window into her experiences in the COVID ICU.

Doctors Coping with COVID, Part 1 and Part 2

The pandemic has exacerbated mental health issues among health care providers. This two-part series examines why more doctors don’t seek help and the consequences this distress can have.

Science Under Pressure

Preprint servers post research in mere days. This speed has advantages during a health crisis, but it also comes with risks.

Eliminating 24-Hour Call: Does It Work?

One institution’s efforts to restructure call for acute care surgeons

Ergonomic Injuries in Surgery: A Quiet but Pervasive Problem

How often are surgeons injured on the job? GSN examines the evidence

8 Months In: How Private Practice Surgeons Are Faring During COVID-19

Surgeons discuss their efforts to remain afloat during the pandemic

Why would a university pay a scientist found guilty of misconduct to leave?

An inside look at a university's misconduct investigation and the $100,000 settlement 

Why We Worry

Chronic worrying stems from a craving for control. But the more we fret, the less our bodies are able to cope with stress

Can Acupuncture Treat Depression?

This practice may replace medication or alleviate its side effects

Dizziness Can Be a Fatal Side Effect of Many Medications

Lightheadedness and disorientation are among the most common side effects of prescription drugs



Anesthesia and the Elderly Brain

This journalist-written piece explores the complex evidence on how surgery and anesthesia might harm the brain, particularly for older patients 

Why Diets Don't Work (and What Does)

This researcher-written feature examines why diets backfire and what weight-loss methods actually work

hat Goes On in Our Brains When We Are in Love?

An Ask the Brains column exploring the neural changes that occur when we're in love

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