medicine

Race
Race

My Open Letter to Doctors About How to Treat Black and Latinx HIV Patients

New research reinforces the fact that doctors are unable to effectively engage with high-risk communities. Here's why.
George M. Johnson
7.26.18
Controversies
Controversies

Who Is Eugene Gu?

Is he a progressive doctor fighting racism and the Trump administration? Or a Twitter troll who has relentlessly manipulated a woman he dated?
Ankita Rao
7.12.18
mental health
mental health

Many Doctors Feel They Have to Hide Their Suicidal Thoughts

"I think physicians want to see themselves as strong and being able to fix things on their own, and not needing too much help."
Shayla Love
6.14.18
How to Not Die
How to Not Die

The Easiest Way to Make a Useful First-Aid Kit

Whether you're going hiking or chopping onions, this kit will help if you do something stupid.
Matt Jancer
5.15.18
HIV
HIV

Updated HIV Laws May Only Protect the Privileged

Lawyers warn that oversimplification of cutting-edge HIV science could backfire for the most vulnerable patients.
Sony Salzman
3.20.18
LGBTQ health
LGBTQ health

This Is What Happens When a Trans Woman Gets Testicular Cancer

Cancer may get in the way of Natalie Jeffery's drag career, but it's not getting in the way of her transition.
Matthew Terrell
3.2.18
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
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