Having a strange and little-known condition is increasingly becoming a regular part of life, bonding patients together with a common cause.
An anthropologist’s study of rickets from archaeological sites might help dentists spot signs of vitamin D deficiency in children.
Polio retains a foothold in Pakistan—and will likely continue to do so as long as basic health services are neglected.
An anthropologist with chronic Lyme disease has seen firsthand the perils of the Western world’s dysfunctional approach to treating misunderstood diseases.
New findings shed light on the origin and evolution of these stubborn pathogens.