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Nurse Places Fifth in Boston Marathon, Works 10-Hour Shift the Next Day

31-year-old Jessica Chichester drove back to NYC last night.
AC Shilton
4.17.18
Race
Race

Statue Celebrating Doctor Who Experimented on Slaves Moved From Central Park

J. Marion Sims, lauded as the “father of modern gynecology,” experimented on female slaves without consent or anesthesia.
Rajul Punjabi
4.17.18
relatable
relatable

Boston Marathon Runner-up Will Use Prize Money to Pay Off Her Student Loans

Sarah Sellers is a registered nurse anesthetist who just won $75,000.
Susan Rinkunas
4.17.18
recalls
recalls

Romaine Lettuce and Eggs Are the Latest Foods Getting Recalled [Updated]

They're linked to outbreaks of E. coli and salmonella in multiple states.
Jesse Hicks
4.16.18
Pregnancy
Pregnancy

Does Smoking Marijuana Affect Breastmilk?

One of the first studies in 35 years took a look.
Jesse Hicks
4.13.18
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
pain
pain

People with Chronic Pain Will Protest the CDC’s Crackdown on Opioids

There are rallies planned in almost every state this weekend.
Troy Farah
4.5.18
yikes
yikes

What It Means for Your Sex Life Now That the Worst-Ever Cases of Super Gonorrhea Are Here [Updated]

Doctors in the United Kingdom and Australia have identified three cases of gonorrhea that are immune to both of the standard antibiotic treatments.
Denny Watkins
4.4.18
lawsuits
lawsuits

What You Need to Know About the Coffee Cancer Warning in California

Drinking coffee is associated with apparent health benefits, and no evidence of net harm—cancer or otherwise. The judicial standard applied in the California lawsuit distorts that view.
David L. Katz, MD, MPH
4.2.18
Ugh
Ugh

Doctors Are Less Likely to Recommend the HPV Vaccine for Boys

Not getting the human papillomavirus vaccine could leave them at greater risk of developing certain cancers.
Jesse Hicks
3.30.18
addiction
addiction

New Opioid Memorial Demeans People Who Died From Painkiller Overdoses

The National Safety Council's "Prescribed to Death" memorial not only dehumanizes people, it also ignores those who died from street drugs like heroin. Trump will host it in front of the White House in April.
Maia Szalavitz
3.29.18
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