Early one Tuesday morning years ago, I began my effort to save a woman who had been in a car accident. Four weeks later, I had failed.
From pharmaceutical deception to prohibition without rehabilitation, we look at the mistakes that got us here.
Rising premiums and big loses for insurance companies have Republicans once again denouncing Barack Obama's signature legislative accomplishment. Are things really as bad as some are saying?
It felt medieval when I put her in pins. It was my first time peeling down scalp and opening the skull of living human, a thrill unlike any other. Ten years and thousands of surgeries later, the experience is still branded into my own head.
How the powerful opioid took its roots in anesthesiology, and affected medical professionals working in the field, before it made its way into the mainstream.
We talked to a young paramedic about what it's really like to work in emergency medical services. Turns out, it's not nearly as dramatic as TV makes it out to be, though when shit gets real, it gets really real.
"You can't just go down there, drop some money, do a photo-op, and come back," Rahul Jandial says about doctors who travel to hospitals in poor countries.
There's a new campaign to remind people of the painkiller's medicinal purposes.
You're supposed to get better there, but you can get so much worse.
The exam room was set up so the inmate sat between me and the bright red panic button.
A newspaper investigation found that disinfectant used in Romanian operating rooms was ten times weaker than it should have been, and the people are angry.
The Panama Papers revealed how a lot of rich people hide their money, but there are supposedly non-shady reasons to conceal your assets. What are they?
In many ways, Brookdale University Hospital's emergency room—one of the busiest in New York City—acts as a bizarro microcosm of the inequitable American healthcare system.
The NHS's health secretary wants junior doctors to work until 10 PM without overtime and add Saturday to their normal working week. We met some of the physicians who are protesting this proposition.
Restaurant 999 specializes in three canine classics: Coconut dog curry, dog meat sour soup with red ants, and flame-grilled dog.
The tests have little scientific basis, but could save a life.
Everyone makes mistakes.
Last week, Dr. Lisa Tseng was found guilty of second-degree murder for writing prescriptions that led to patient overdoses. But it's not clear that punishing doctors will help addicts in need.
Turns out black kids are five times less likely to be given opioids when treated for acute appendicitis.
While intrauterine devices are now as popular as condoms with American teens, less than 3 percent of Australian women use them.
Young women are increasingly less comfortable talking about their lady bits, and it's compromising their health.
When my childhood best friend was diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer, she was 26 years old, beautiful, and athletic—and there was no tell-tale "lump."
We talked to some doctors about the work strains that are making them feel anxious and despondent.
They're a response to a growing number of Australian women wanting to change the structure and appearance of their healthy vaginas.