Mary Harris appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
What actually makes you feel better when you go to the doctor? We explore the power of a placebo – the most misunderstood “medicine” of all.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Medical students don’t always know who is under their scalpel.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
In the early 1900s a fitness guru named Bernarr Macfadden discovered what he believed was a treatment for everything: fasting.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Tests found elevated levels of lead in 30 Newark Public Schools. One expert says half of all American schools likely have the same problem.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
We’re often taught that sex comes with consequences. But is our fear of these risks making us alienate and punish people with sexually transmitted disease?
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
The new “female Viagra” has been underwhelming. But researcher Nicole Prause is on a mission to find out what it takes for women to have better sex.
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Jaime Lowe started taking lithium when she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at 17. But now the drug that has kept her sane for more than 20 years is also making her sick.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
A neuropsychologist and opera singer teamed up to create a form of vocal training for people on the autism spectrum. What does it mean for the patients who have to change just to fit in?
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Harvard physician Peter Grinspoon spent years addicted to painkillers – often sharing pills with his own patients – before he was caught.
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Calories are sneaky, and measuring what we eat isn’t as foolproof as we thought. We team up with the podcast Gastropod to find out the truth about eating, and burning, calories.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Dr. Willie Parker, a devout Christian, refused to perform abortions in his early career. Then he heard a Martin Luther King Jr. speech that changed his mind.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease claimed 16 lives and left more than a hundred people sick in New York City. We go behind the scenes to find how the city stopped the deadly bacteria.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Brooklyn's Susannah Mushatt Jones, formerly the oldest living person in the world, passed away yesterday at 116. We featured Ms. Jones in this story about supercentenarians living it up.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Why do we make bad decisions? Behavioral economist Dan Ariely talks about why so many New Year's resolutions fail — and partners with Only Human on an exciting project.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Healthcare costs are staggering in the U.S. — is there anything you can do about it? Dr. Zeke Emanuel, an architect of the ACA, talks about how we can be smarter healthcare consumers.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Hear stories from patients — as well as doctors — as they discuss the mistakes, mishaps, and near fatal errors that happen between doctor and patients.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Does a more humane hospital equal a safer one? That’s a question Johns Hopkins is grappling with — and Dr. Peter Pronovost believes the answer is yes.
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Bishop Gwendolyn Phillips Coates is on a mission. She’s a preacher in a small church in South L.A., and she’s made it her job to get her congregation prepared for the end of life.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
If you couldn’t stop debating whether that dress was blue and black or white and gold, check out a sort of audio version of that illusion — courtesy of neuroscientist Nina Kraus.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
When Rose was growing up, she knew she was hearing the world differently. It took her years to figure out what was happening — until she met Professor Nina Kraus.