The Corruption I Saw Working for a Greek Public Hospital
Number one: giving money to a doctor before surgery is a no-no, but after the operation it's just a "thank you present".
An ER Doc Explains How Not To End Up on Life Support
While young people are the least likely to think end of life wishes, it’s often young people who experience catastrophic injuries.
Dr. Blair Bigham
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Video Shows Cop Roughing Up Nurse for Following the Rules
The officer wanted to illegally collect a blood sample from an man who'd been knocked unconscious in a hit-and-run. The nurse said no. Then the cop got angry.
Should Your Doctor Be Screening You for Anal Cancer?
A new study is looking into whether new screening policies should be in place.
Bloody Shits and Shitloads of Weed, What It’s Like Having Ass Cancer
I have stage four rectal cancer and I will fight it my way.
the act of giving
The Strangest Gifts Serbian Doctors Have Received from Patients
Are you bribing your doctor or just saying thanks for that time she saved your leg?
You Know Who's Bizarrely Good For People's Health? Clowns.
No, not the doctors; actual Bozos.
How Trumpcare Could Cause a New Crisis in America's Emergency Rooms
If the AHCA becomes law, more uninsured people could crowd the country's ERs and rack up impossible-to-pay medical bills—which would be bad for patients, hospitals, and taxpayers.
Inside the Middle Eastern Hospital 3D-Printing for War Victims
The Médecins Sans Frontières facility in Jordan is providing much needed care to people in the region.
The First Time I Let Someone Die
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.
Dr. Rahul Jandial
This Globe-Trotting Brain Surgeon Says Doctors Are Doing Medical Missions Wrong
"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.
How Scared Should I Be?
How Scared Should I Be of Hospitals?
You're supposed to get better there, but you can get so much worse.