Don't Be Afraid of Your Vagina
Young women are increasingly less comfortable talking about their lady bits, and it's compromising their health.
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."
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Did an Impersonation Drive a Dermatologist to Suicide?
According to experts, it's more complicated than that.
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.
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."
A Night In the Life of a Mental Health Nurse
The other night, a patient held a knife to my throat.
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