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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
How Not to Die
How Not to Die

How Doctors Keep Jehovah’s Witnesses Alive When They Refuse Blood Transfusions

“I was raised in a religion where blood transfusions were the worst possible thing you could ever do.”
Elizabeth Brown
1.17.18
How Not to Die
How Not to Die

Making College Free Would Save Lives—and Money

Consider the evidence.
Vishal Khetpal
11.8.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

I Got Surgery Without Anesthesia and I'd Do it Again

Americans really need to harden up.
Justin Caffier
9.27.17
Supported By Sutter Health
Supported By Sutter Health

Microscopic Robots Are on the Way to Replacing Your Doctor

Nanotechnology is refreshingly close to helping real, live people.
Jesse Hicks
8.15.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

The Latest Travel Ban Is a Threat to Our Health

"We and other institutions that rely heavily on immigrant labor will be crippled."
Ushma S. Neill
7.4.17
the body politic
the body politic

All the Trump-Era Changes That Affect Your Health

Unfortunately, there's enough material to update regularly.
Tonic Editors
5.10.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

The Medical Establishment Does Not Care About Doctors

And you know what that creates? Bad doctors.
Kunal Sindhu
4.27.17
is this real life?
is this real life?

Episode 3: Chemo Class

It hits me I'm not going to be feeling like me for awhile.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
4.10.17
is this real life?
is this real life?

Episode 2: That Time I Was Diagnosed With Cancer Right After My 33rd Birthday

It was a time alright.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
3.31.17
is this real life?
is this real life?

Episode 1: I'm a Ticking Time Bomb

It doesn't look like a cyst because it isn't a cyst.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
3.20.17
help from above
help from above

Can Drones Fix Madagascar's Broken Health System?

The home of the world's biggest plague problem has been testing an aggressive pilot program to find out.
Mark Hay
3.16.17