Mary Carmichael

Bitter Pills

Harvard Medical School is under fire from critics for its ties to Big Pharma. While the school tries to sort it all out, two professors battle for its soul.

Why Your Doctor Needs a Raise

Several months ago, I tried to get an appointment with a primary care doctor—any primary care doctor. I didn’t have a go-to M.D. already, but what I did have were the sorts of connections that I figured might make things…