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Swapping the White Coat for a Space Suit

— A Q&A with a physician turned NASA astronaut

A photo of Anna Fisher, MD, suited up for astronaut training.

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Matt Rife vs Plastic Surgeon; Why Is Everyone Coughing? Running-Induced Crying

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Stephen Colbert Has Surgery for Ruptured Appendix

Recent studies have focused on whether appendicitis can be managed with antibiotics alone

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How Young Is Too Young for Botox?

With greater exposure on social media, more youths are trying cosmetic treatments

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Who's Deejaying in the OR? And What Are They Playing?

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Applying the 'Celery Test' to Your Medical Career

Three steps to help get what we really want from our jobs

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Residents, Blink Twice for Help; Strangest GI Bugs; Playlists for the OR

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Are Selfie-Related Deaths a Public Health Issue?

Experts say these deaths are increasing, and are highly preventable

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A photo of tourists taking selfies at the rim of the Grand Canyon.
Shocking Cause of Man's Cardiac Arrest

Can you solve the mystery?

Nov 16, 2023
The YouTube thumbnail with Siobhan Deshauer, MD, a map of the U.S., and the words: IT’S SPREADING
Breaking Legs in Pursuit of the 'Perfect Body'

What are the ethics of leg-lengthening surgery?

Nov 09, 2023
 The YouTube thumbnail with Rohin Francis, MBBS, and the words: BUYING A NEW BODY ONLINE
Adele's Doctor Makes Concert Cameo; Unpopular Medical Opinions; #MedTwitter Matters

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Nov 09, 2023
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How Dangerous Is Caffeine for People With Severe Arrhythmias?

Parents blame daughter's death on highly caffeinated beverage

Nov 06, 2023
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Viral Medical Costumes; 'Nurses Are Not Safe'; The Joy of Pet Therapy

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Nov 02, 2023
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Doctor Debunks Best-Selling Amazon 'Health' Products

Dr. Mike tries liquid oxygen, a DNA repair pipe, and more

Nov 02, 2023
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World's Oldest Doc a Swiftie; Cocktails by Medical Specialty; Human Jump Rope

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Oct 26, 2023
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Britney Spears' New Memoir: Please Read Responsibly

Jessi Gold, MD, on what we can learn about mental health and ourselves from the pop star's story

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Millennial Doc vs Gen Z Patient; 'I Am the Research'; Long Toilet-Break Risks

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Did Aerosmith's Steven Tyler Really 'Break His Larynx'?

A Q&A with a voice and airway expert

Oct 13, 2023
A photo of Steven Tyler singing on stage.
I'm a Doctor, Too; 'Fried Rice Syndrome'; Dinosaur or Medical Term?

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Oct 12, 2023
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