Most Canadian Men Have Unhealthy Lifestyles, No Brainer Study Says

God, we need to get our shit together, guys.


UTIs Can Make Life Miserable, So Why Do We Never Talk About Them?

Many people – especially women – experience UTIs regularly, but they're ignored in education and forgotten about in media.


People Who've Been Seriously Ill Talk About the Symptom They Shouldn't Have Ignored

If you think you might be properly getting ill, here's an idea: ask a doctor what they think.


Facebook Is Changing the Way We Talk About Death

Daniel Miller's 'The Comfort of People' is a new study that highlights the profound relationship between social media and terminal illness.


Life Inside Louisiana's Leprosy Quarantine Was Horrific and Inspirational

The stigma and lack of understanding of the disease shaped every facet of life for patients there, who started their own businesses, founded a newspaper, and used their own currency.


What It's Like to Get a Mastectomy as a Young Woman

We spoke to five women under 35 who have undergone mastectomies about their recovery from breast cancer.


Twins Want to Disinfect Everything in Detroit After Flu-Ridden Red Sox Leave Town

The Boston Red Sox have been beset by the flu, and now nothing is safe.


Hawaii may consider homelessness an illness and use housing as the cure

With roughly 1,900 chronically homeless in the state, legislators in Honolulu are debating a radical new approach that considers homelessness an illness, and housing a medical treatment.


The World Is Unprepared for the Next Big Virus Outbreak, Study Finds

Which is a problem, because infectious diseases are projected to become only more common.