| May 17, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Television crime shows have helped popularize autopsies, but in reality these postmortem exams are becoming rarer every year. Today, hospitals perform autopsies on only about 5 percent of patients who die, down from roughly 50 percent in the 1960s. That's...
| Feb 11, 2012
Dr. Jerome S. Tobis, a former professor and founding chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UC Irvine whose long career included a number of precedent-setting studies on physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation and other...
| Oct 5, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Trying to drum up support for his healthcare plans from the medical community, President Barack Obama spoke to doctors in the White House Rose Garden today....
| Oct 26, 2009
The discovery came about by accident more than a decade ago: Weight-loss surgery often led to dramatic improvements in the control of Type 2 diabetes, often before patients had even left the hospital.
Today, evidence of the connection is so solid that...