hospitals

reproductive rights
reproductive rights

This Catholic Church Policy Has Been Harming Women for 50 Years

How the unpopular Catholic ban on birth control, "Humanae Vitae," made its way into the public sphere, and how it's getting even more help under the Trump administration.
Susan Rinkunas
7.26.18
antibiotics
antibiotics

Untreatable Infections Are Likely Killing More People Than Doctors Thought

The parents of one 27-year-old who died are speaking out.
Virgie Townsend
4.11.18
pain
pain

Hospitals Are Struggling to Manage People’s Pain Amid a Shortage of Injectable Opioids

Hospitals and surgical centers scrambling to find enough injectable morphine, Dilaudid, and fentanyl, which can leave patients languishing in pain and raise the risk of dosing mistakes.
Pauline Bartolone, California Healthline
3.19.18
healthcare
healthcare

We're Working Nurses to Death

"Every time you're at work, it’s a bad day. There isn’t a chance of having a light day anymore.”
Jason Silverstein
11.28.17
Race
Race

White Kids Are More Likely to Be Given Antibiotics They Don't Need

This is both good and bad news for kids of color.
Ed Cara
9.5.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Hospitals Generate an Incredible Amount of Waste

And many of them aren't even trying to go green.
Kunal Sindhu
7.26.17
healthcare
healthcare

People Treated by Younger Doctors Are Less Likely to Die

According to a new study of 730,000 patients.
Jesse Hicks
5.16.17
Still a Thing
Still a Thing

You Know Who's Bizarrely Good For People's Health? Clowns.

No, not the doctors; actual Bozos.
Mark Hay
5.2.17
feels
feels

You’d Be Surprised at the Lengths Doctors Will Go for Dying Patients

Cigarettes, prostitutes, and ritualistic slaughters.
Shayla Love
4.14.17
healthcare
healthcare

You'll Never See a Billionaire in a Hospital Waiting Room

“People who are big donors often have a sort of golden pass."
Jason Silverstein
4.3.17
survival guide
survival guide

Just How Serious Is This New 'Deadly' Fungus?

It's a yeast infection that can affect men and women.
Jessica Migala
3.23.17
four-legged detectives
four-legged detectives

Here Are Some Very Good Boys Trained to Sniff Out Superbugs

A Vancouver hospital is using dogs to detect C. difficile.
Susan Rinkunas
3.14.17