At the Bedside

The latest in clinical care, medical education and public policy from the forefront of medicine.

Taking on Cancer

May 31, 2013

Since passage of the National Cancer Act of 1971, research has improved understanding of this often life-threatening disease, leading to better detection, treatment and supportive care. At the University of Chicago, researchers have found inspiration in the complex interplay between the environment and our bodies. [Read More]

Mercy, Mercy, MRSA

July 19, 2012

In her 2010 book, Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA, author and self-proclaimed “disease geek” Maryn McKenna charted the steady advance of a treatment-resistant organism [Read More]