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Don't Be Afraid of Your Vagina

Young women are increasingly less comfortable talking about their lady bits, and it's compromising their health.
Nell Frizzell
9.4.15
Stuff

When Breast Cancer Strikes Without Symptoms

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."
Vicki Rox
8.30.15
we asked a smart person

We Asked a Doctor If 56 Xanax in One Month Is Really That Crazy

Apparently taking Xanax has the same effect as just getting really, really drunk.
Slava Pastuk
8.21.15
Stuff

Australian Doctors Have New Guidelines for Handling Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery Requests

They're a response to a growing number of Australian women wanting to change the structure and appearance of their healthy vaginas.
Hayley Gleeson
8.13.15
Stuff

Australia Has Closed Its Most Controversial Ketamine Clinics

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.
Dan Nulley
7.29.15
Stuff

Did the Ancient Greeks Get Ebola?

A new paper from Dr. Powel Kazanjian theorises that the famous Plague of Athens was caused by the same virus that has decimated West Africa in recent years.
Mike Pearl
6.22.15
Stuff

A Russian Man Wants to Get His Head Cut Off and Put On a Different Body

Valery Spiridonov, who suffers from a wasting disease, is gunning for the world's first human head transplant.
Joe Bish
4.10.15
News

Did an Impersonation Drive a Dermatologist to Suicide?

According to experts, it's more complicated than that.
Mike Pearl
4.8.15
Stuff

Autism Isn't a 'Male' Condition, So Why Are Far Fewer Women Diagnosed With It?

We talked to people diagnosed with autism and leading experts about how sociologic factors, academia and the media are letting women with autism down.
Jack Howes
3.24.15
Stuff

What It's Like Growing Up on an Organ-Transplant Waitlist

"When I was eight months old doctors gave me a few months to live. Then I was put on the organ-waiting list."
Jack Callil
3.14.15
Stuff

A Night In the Life of a Mental Health Nurse

The other night, a patient held a knife to my throat.
Sarah Smith
12.18.14
Stuff

Why It's So Hard To Talk About Male Anorexia

I was a teenage boy who thought anorexia was a 'girl's problem'. How wrong I was.
Huw Oliver, Illustrations; Tom Scotcher
12.9.14
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