My job was to go undercover into dermatologists' offices and try to show that these medical professions were out to fool the general public about the dangers of tanning in order to make a quick buck.
Makayla Sault, an 11-year-old Ojibwe girl with leukemia, chose indigenous medicine rather than chemotherapy.
A new study showed a correlation between lung cancer and oxygen-rich low-altitude areas—one more thing to add to your ever-growing list of known carcinogens.
Inmates may have to wait months to see a doctor, and patterns of substandard treatment, medical negligence, and misdiagnosis are abundant.
"These are entire villages where every other house contains someone dying of cancer or some sort of respiratory problem," says photojournalist Souvid Datta.
Today, people tell me I was strong and brave to have fought cancer so young. I wasn't "brave," I was fucking terrified.
We've all given some thought to what kind of death would be the least bad, and by now there are even some stock answers. But are drowning and hypothermia really good ways to go?
Make no mistake, summer wants you dead. In the interests of public safety, here's what to avoid if you want to make it through to March.
We entered 2015 the way we left 2014: worried about the cops, the weather, the Islamic State, and cancer.
The UK's Review on Antimicrobial Resistance says antibiotic-resistant bacteria are spreading so fast that untreatable infections might be more likely to kill any given person than cancer in 2050.
Wouldn't it be useful to have a manual on how to deal with those in mourning? After her mother died, Annie Broadbent went and wrote one.
Medical cannabis isn't legal in the UK, but that doesn't stop these two home pharmacists from processing it into oils and capsules and giving it to sick people.
A new start-up named Miroculus has created a device that hopes to detect cancerous cells and various other diseases using your phone and a few drops of blood.
Men are three times more likely to take their own lives than women in the UK, but until they address their inability to open up, they'll continue to die.
Earlier this year, my mother's father died of cancer. It was the first time someone in my family was going to die, and since I had a hard time dealing with the imminence of death, I decided to document the final months of his life.
We went to a Vancouver compassion club, Jim's Weeds (which has since been raided by the cops), to test out a cannabis medication for cancer patients called Phoenix Tears.
Our brand new weed series, hosted by Damian Abraham, takes a close look at Canada's new medical marijuana system. We also hung out with some pot enthusiasts that truly couldn't care less about a government system. Check out the trailer, and watch for the
This week: A kid growing his hair for a cancer charity got kicked off his baseball team, and another kid got suspended from school for refusing to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance.
Twenty-five years ago today, transgender pioneer Christine Jorgensen died of cancer. In her honor, I made a pilgrimage to the one place I know that bares her name: the Christine Jorgensen Memorial Bathroom, an intimate museum experience inside a Brooklyn
We've republished 13 old-timey medical illustrations and turned them into a multiple choice test that will challenge your knowledge of terrible diseases. It's like a BuzzFeed quiz with syphilis.
This week: A girl was suspended from school for shaving her head to support her friend with cancer, and a woman was arrested for consoling her crying son.
Finally, pumped-up douchebags have found an acceptable outlet for their egotism.
Like five states and the District of Columbia before it, Los Angeles has passed an ordinance banning the use of e-cigarettes anywhere you can't smoke regular cigarettes. The law essentially just adds "Oh, and also e-cigarettes" to existing bans on smoking…
Agent Orange's history couldn't be worse—the poison gave Vietnam veterans cancer and skin ravaging diseases—but a new study reveals the chemical lingered on military aircrafts into the 1980s and effected more soldiers than we previously thought.