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The Brazilian Government Considers Being Beautiful a Human Right

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

The Insane Things Hospitals Can Charge You for When You Give Birth

“I was charged $4,800 for ‘nursery care’ when my daughter never left my hospital room."
Sarah Yahr Tucker
4.3.18
It's Science
It's Science

This Biohacker Is Trying to Help People Make Their Own Estrogen

Hormone anarchy, in a quest for more body autonomy for cis and trans women.
Mark Hay
3.22.18
Sex
Sex

Everything You Need to Know About Prosthetic Testicles

If you lose a ball, should you get it replaced?
Grant Stoddard
2.12.18
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
healthcare
healthcare

How to Make Millennials Actually Go to the Doctor

Blockchain might revolutionize our medical care.
Hannah Oreskovich
2.6.18
Race
Race

Doctors Don’t Always Believe You When You’re a Black Woman

Six black women tell us how they had to advocate for themselves in the doctor's office.
Joanne Spataro
2.2.18
healthcare
healthcare

Preventing HIV Is a Matter of Privilege

How revolutionary is PrEP if vulnerable communities don't even have access to it?
Matthew Terrell
12.28.17
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healthcare

Big Pharma Spent Millions to Curb Talk of High Drug Prices

Last year, the pharma industry’ biggest trade group raised a fortune to change the conversation about drug pricing.
Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
12.20.17
We Asked
We Asked

Med Students at Black Colleges on How to Fix Healthcare for People of Color

Many of them have experienced the challenges themselves.
Ryan Brown
11.8.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

The UK’s Free Healthcare System Isn’t Doing Much For its STD Problem

How can people get treated if they're not even able to get tested?
Ellie Broughton
10.20.17