Personalized medicine may one day deliver routine medical miracles. But it wasn’t ready in time for Stephanie Lee.
Exploring the possibility that injecting the old with the blood of the young can reverse the aging process.
What is the sickness that leads inhabitants to sleep for days?
For a time, NGOs thought they’d eradicated the disease. But now it’s back.
On mirror-touch synethesia, the power (or curse) of knowing exactly how others feel.
A drug derived from cannabis was the only thing that could control a young boy’s seizures.
Eighty percent of North American teenagers are in the care of an orthodontist. On our obsession with perfect teeth.
Juries trust DNA. But should they?
A midwife, a rash of stillbirths and miscarriages, and a town whose economy depends on fracking.
The intricacies of a delicate operation.
Excerpted from Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery