DOCTORS

guns

Doctors and Emergency Workers Tell Us About the Toll of Treating Gunshot Victims

After the NRA told doctors to stay in their lane on gun control, many spoke out about the visceral results of gun violence.
Jooyoung Lee
12.18.18
Health

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".
Anna Nini
1.12.18
High Wire

Doctors Who Hate Drug Users Are Fuelling the US Opioid Crisis

SPOS – or subhuman piece of shit – is old hospital slang for drug users. That attitude is still all over America's response to a drug epidemic.
Maia Szalavitz
11.23.17
Health

Meet the Man Helping Patients Bring Cheap HIV-Preventing Drugs to Canada

The Calgary nurse got the idea from ‘Dallas Buyers Club.’
Mike Miksche
9.19.17
Social Media

Your Phone Can Tell When You're Depressed

But should it?
Gray Chapman
9.12.17
Health

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.
Scott Belliveau
8.24.17
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?
Uroš Dimitrijević
6.28.17
crime

How a Fertility Doctor Impregnated Patients with His Own Sperm

Dr Karbaat secretly fathered at least 19 donor-conceived children in his own fertility clinic.
Ewout Lowie
6.12.17
healthcare

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.
Steven Yoder
3.23.17
vets

Why Is the Suicide Rate Among Vets So High?

We spoke to veterinarian mental health charity Vetlife to find out why.
Joe Bish
3.15.17
Health

What It's Like to Become a Doctor During an Opioid Crisis

How do you handle an epidemic that doctors before you had a hand in creating?
Megan Devlin
3.4.17
Health

Uncontrollable Bleeding: A Brain Surgeon's Nightmare

When an artery in someone's head bursts, there's very little that can prepare you.
Dr. Rahul Jandial
2.26.17
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