The New England Journal of Medicine has been publishing for a couple of centuries now, and in that time it has never endorsed or condemned a political candidate. That kind of peddling in subjective opinion has been counter to its mission of delivering science-based information. But we live in times […]

The leader of the free world is now fighting his own battle with a virus that’s laid global siege. A concoction of some experimental treatments is helping him do it. © Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images A car with US President Trump drives past supporters in a motorcade outside of […]

White House physician Dr. Sean Conley, with medical staff, gives an update on the condition of President Trump on Saturday at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images White House physician Dr. Sean Conley, with medical […]

CLOSE President Trump’s doctor said Trump is not currently on oxygen, but would not say whether he ever received oxygen since his COVID-19 diagnosis. USA TODAY One potential downside to being president of the United States: too much care.  Presidents have always received VIP medicine, but “excessive care isn’t necessarily good […]