Health

Reporting and analysis about the innovation, trends, and business of medicine and health care

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May 9, 2018

Anonymous: Recognize the Emotional Cost of Coming Forward

"I think a lot of nurses—ICU, emergency room, operating room nurses in particular—have to emotionally shut down to do their jobs. It’s like we learn to develop an aperture in our lens, of what you can let in and what you can’t. If you let yourself feel everything that happens…

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April 18, 2018

Mothers in Peril

A harrowing journey through Houston’s health care system offers an inside look at why so many women are dying after giving birth.

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November 23, 2016

Out of Africa

Winning the MacArthur “genius grant” was a career highlight for Rice professor Rebecca Richards-Kortum. But it was a visit to Malawi that changed her life.