The George Santos Syndrome
Why people believe their own lies.
The Comet Year
What the COVID-19 pandemic portends.
A Quiet Path Out of the Coronavirus Shadow
Mindfulness helped this ER doctor through a dark time. It can help us through these times.
The Problem with Using the Term “Fake News” in Medicine
While misinformation can sway elections and threaten public institutions, medical falsehoods can threaten people’s health, or even their lives.Photograph by Ugo Cutilli / Flickr Here’s one way to rid society of “fake news”—abandon the term altogether.That’s what a U.K. committee recommended that Parliament do last fall. It argued that the concept has lost any clear […]
Iron Is the New Cholesterol
Elevated iron is at the center of a web of disease stretching from cancer to diabetes.
An Rx for Doctors
A new psychology of control.