He had no license to practice medicine in California or the United States, and no affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco, as he claimed. But 66-year-old Timothy Andersson (who also went by Dr. Tanweer Ahmad Syed) saw scores of patients in ... More >>
According to a study appearing in this month's Pediatrics, medical scientists have now identified "thirdhand smoke," which is: a) What you get when the kid of somebody who smokes talks to your kid; b) Only possible through a Facebook widget, or; c) The trace chemicals from smoke that hang aro ... More >>
Deborah Hayden's new book, Pox, pulls the covers off famous people with syphilis. That's right: syphilis.
A controversial San Francisco study is spending taxpayers' money to see if Christian clergy, Indian medicine men, and Tibetan lamas can heal patients with AIDS and brain tumors
A San Francisco firm thinks it's time people started copyrighting their DNA
How a rare group of spotted patients and a small cadre of persistent doctors could help change the face of cancer research