"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.
You're supposed to get better there, but you can get so much worse.
Instead of creating a post-treatment plan, hospitals discard the chronically ill and homeless back to the street, according to a recent lawsuit.
The drivers did the best they could to collect the loose cash, but ended up $20,500 short.
Games are great escapes, but they're not medicine. At best, they're like using ibuprofen to treat a head injury.
Now, the ACLU is suing healthcare giant Dignity Health for denying women tubal ligations and other contraceptive care.
Doctors at private clinics are destroying men's penises, tricking women into aborting healthy fetuses, and killing patients through negligence—so why are American companies investing millions?
I had survived a rare and aggressive form of cancer, but on the Gilmore Girls set, I felt like a normal girl again.
The man and his father are now looking for a new hospital in which he can safely get his weight down in preparation for gastric bypass surgery.
This isn't new: The desperate and homeless have been soap-drinking for years. What is new is a BBC investigation linking the practice to deaths, which is, on the whole, quite bad.
A short story about the damage caused by a depraved doctor.
Josh Lewis had his chest cavity punctured by a carjacker, but he had a job to finish.
The story of Sally Burke and her 13-year-old daughter Maisie, who has been placed in a psychiatric ward 118 miles away from home.
London's Hispanic population has exploded in recent years, but some say that the government has been slow to deal with its health problems.
Aside from infecting myself with a deadly disease, I was open to everything.
When you're part of a generation of questionably dressed, overdraft-plundering adult babies, it's hard to believe you'll ever be able to grow up enough to be a dad.
Inmates may have to wait months to see a doctor, and patterns of substandard treatment, medical negligence, and misdiagnosis are abundant.
Foreign nationals jetting to the United States solely to shell out cash for organ transplants is a growing problem, according to some advocates active in the donor transplant game.
The obsession with giving people choice could allow the bourgeoisie to swallow up all the best public hospital services.
If you're about to give birth any time soon, rest assured—they've seen, and been covered in, it all before.
Imagine waking up in the middle of the night and feeling a drill in your eye and feeling like somebody has pierced a hot metal rod through your neck and rammed it up into your brain. This is not a metaphor. This is what a cluster headache feels like.
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.
Hospitals in New Zealand have banned smoking in psych wards.
Sometimes, making a margin is at odds with treatment. And yet, the number of US medical centers that are investor owned has risen steadily since 2006. When monied interests jump in the mix, you often see things like staff getting laid off and a rise in po…