Images of religious buildings being used to treat the sick shouldn't come as surprise. The practice has a long tradition, dating back to the Middle Ages.
It is unclear what happens to these people and their families should they get sick or worse still pass away in the line of duty.
Gratitude has a strong connection to well-being, but more than that, two psychologists say, it could have a powerful effect on others. So, don't hold back when it comes to expressing it.
A pulmonologist at Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis provides a firsthand look at how the hospital is preparing to allocate resources and supplies in response to coronavirus.
An emergency and critical care physician gives a dispatch from the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
Not everyone who wants a telehealth consultation with their doctor over the next six months will be eligible for one.
Health-care workers are our most valuable asset in an outbreak. We must protect them as best we can.
In a survey, a majority of liberals and conservatives reported that they trust doctors and the CDC to reduce US risk of a coronavirus epidemic.
From preventing emergency visits to understanding the context of a patient's health issues, house calls have value in a modern medical practice.
We need to recapture the humanity of the NHS and make doctors feel more than grinding cogs in a brutal machine.
The flu shot is a bargain – and people are more likely to get it if they know that.
In Canada, regulation of professions usually falls under provincial jurisdiction, but there may be feasible models for a national licence for health-care professionals.
It’s not all about the cost of treatment – and this is something the next government will need to address.
Twenty years after a landmark report on preventable deaths and injuries in hospitals, is the medical profession doing better?
NICE has concluded that more research is needed before it can recommend the use of cannabis based products for medicinal use.
Unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions are not only wasteful, but may also have unintended consequences for a child's health.
Canada has lots of doctors. The challenge is that the people who need health-care services cannot access the right care.
Despite protective apology legislation across Canada, many doctors and other health-care professionals remain too afraid or ashamed to apologize after medical errors.
Doctors who won't perform abortions on religious grounds may have stronger legal protection and may not be compelled to refer women to an alternative provider. Here's why that's bad news for women.
Artificial intelligence holds great promise for medicine, but safeguards are needed to ensure it does not harm patients.