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 opioids when being 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.
An ALS researcher is grateful for your money.
Aura Medical Corporation ran a chain of facilities where people could treat depression, bipolar disorder, and PTSD with ketamine—but these clinics were recently shut down amid controversy.
Is the outrage-inspiring clip produced by anti-abortion activists a smoking gun or a cheap propaganda trick?
Doctors in Venezuela have been behaving abominably on Instagram.
A new paper from Dr. Powel Kazanjian theorizes that the famous Plague of Athens was caused by the same virus that has decimated West Africa in recent years.
"It's all about profit and not about compassion or about care."
According to experts, it's more complicated than that.
Like many young women in the US, my girlfriend has vocal fry, a speech pattern that annoys lots of people and can even hurt your employment chances. Can she be cured?
We talked to people diagnosed with autism and leading experts about how sociological factors, academia, and the media are letting women with autism down.
London's Hispanic population has exploded in recent years, but some say that the government has been slow to deal with its health problems.
"When I was eight months old doctors gave me a few months to live. Then I was put on the organ-waiting list."
"Everything from a cut above the eye, through to the fracture of the cheekbone or broken nose, right through to a fractured skull...that whole spectrum has declined since the lockout laws."
Despite autism having been proven to be far more common in women than was previously thought, it seems we still have some catching up to do.
I work as a nurse on an acute mental health ward. One month in every three, I'm on "nights"—12-hour shifts that run from 7:30 PM to 7:45 AM. The other night, a patient held a knife to my throat.
Self-harm hospital admissions among children are at a five-year high in the UK. The BBC reported yesterday that admissions of girls aged 10-14 had increased by nearly 93 percent over the past two years—with a rise of 45 percent in boys of the same age.
The die-in is the signature move of protesters since the cop who put Eric Garner in a choke hold wasn't indicted last week, and the ones who know all about life and death are getting in on the action.
I was a teenage boy who thought anorexia was a "girl's problem." I was wrong.