Topic: clinical medicine

Blueprint sketch of bed showing details and dimensions

Better by Design

Hospital architecture can help patients heal

by Jake Miller

Issue: Assembled with Care

Topics: clinical medicine

orange-colored international symbol for a person

Way Cool

The visual art of wayfinding

by Stephanie Dutchen

Issue: Assembled with Care

Topics: clinical medicine

composite shot of clocks

Timed Release

"Decision fatigue" linked to uptick in prescribing antibiotics

Issue: Assembled with Care

Topics: clinical medicine

quilt with squares containing words used regionally to describe ailments

On Speaking Terms

The difficulties of knowing what a patient is really saying

by David Cameron

Issue: Body Language

Topics: clinical medicine

ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes, featuring a physician

Puff Peace

Clinician-researchers look at efforts to stem tobacco use

by Ellen Barlow

Issue: Body Language

Topics: clinical medicine

portrait of Tina Young Poussaint

Five Questions

A profile of Tina Young Poussaint, radiologist

Interview by Susan Karcz

Issue: The Food Issue

Topics: clinical medicine

downward view of a man's legs and feet straddling bifurcated arrows chalked on ground

Multiple Choice

Acknowledging personal values is vital in shared decision making

by R. Alan Leo

Issue: A National Portrait

Topics: clinical medicine

young girl in a hospital bed petting a small bulldog

Dog Tales

Illness can be soothed by the unspoken compassion of canines

by Charli Kerns

Issue: Wounded, Deeply

Topics: clinical medicine

astronaut in full life-support spacesuit standing on a moonscape; telemetry superimposed on visor

Star Guide

Biomedicine reaps rewards from scientific pursuits in space

by Jake Miller

Issue: Space Savers

Topics: clinical medicine

lit cigarette with ash on end emitting smoke that traces upward, against a black background

Chain Smoking

Smoking exposure at home increases illness-related school absence

by Katie Marquedant

Issue: The Food Issue

Topics: clinical medicine

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