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body
body

The Brazilian Government Considers Being Beautiful a Human Right

It subsidizes nearly half a million surgeries every year.
Alvaro Jarrin
5.3.18
mind
mind

The Bizarrely Effective Way Placebos Change Our Bodies

It's not just mind over matter.
Nina Shapiro, M.D.
5.2.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Many People Who Get Knee Surgery Don't Need It

Studies show physical therapy sometimes works just as well.
Markham Heid
4.26.18
WEED
WEED

Everything We Know About Treating Anxiety With Weed

The state of weed science is often misrepresented.
Mark Hay
4.18.18
depression
depression

The Depression Treatment That Worked But Got Rejected by the FDA

“My patients tell me these people are wrong. The data tells me they are wrong. This thing isn’t dead.”
David Dobbs
4.17.18
Race
Race

Women and Black Doctors Still Make Far Less Than White Male Doctors

The pay gap is similar to that found in other professions.
Jesse Hicks
4.11.18
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

This Man's Beer Belly Turned Out to Be a 30-Pound Tumor

Kevin Daly lost 34 pounds but his stomach didn't budge. Then a CAT scan showed he had an “extremely large mass."
Susan Rinkunas
3.28.18
mental health
mental health

America's Doctors Are Burned Out and We're Finally Taking It Seriously

But the problem is still a long way from being fixed.
Lexi Krupp
3.20.18
healthcare
healthcare

Violence Is Just Part of the Job When You're a Nurse

"We've had nurses get kicked so hard they could hardly stand up, and they're asked to finish their shift."
Jason Silverstein
2.27.18
healthcare
healthcare

Doctors Learn to be Sexist In Med School, and Female Patients Pay

"Your symptoms are assumed to be all in your head."
Nicole Wetsman
2.23.18
death
death

Doctors Are Learning a Better Way to Talk to Patients About Death

Physicians can be so focused on fixing problems that they avoid end-of-life discussions.
Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
2.13.18
We Asked
We Asked

We Asked People Why They Avoid the Doctor

"I’d rather take some NyQuil and be done with it.”
Nick Keppler
2.7.18