Trump Is Scaring Immigrants Away from Healthcare Services to Help the Rich
The new public charge rule was created to isolate working class people from the healthcare benefits they need to survive.
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12 Reasons It Should Be Illegal for Doctors Not to Treat Trans People
"I could be denied critical, necessary, and immediate medical care that could leave me permanently injured or even dead."
We’re Finally Starting to Take Women’s Hormones Seriously
A new wave of books about women's bodies looks set to turn 'that time of the month' from a punchline to properly understood reality.
Med Students Are Doing Vaginal Exams on Patients Who Can't Consent
The practice, performed on unconscious patients, is still legal in 42 states despite ethical concerns. In the #MeToo era, things are starting to change.
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I Got My Faeces Tested to See If It's 'Super-Poo'
We're entering a new world of faecal transplants – and only the finest will qualify.
Twitter's New Vaccine Feature Won't Stop Anti-Vaxxers
Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough?
The Outrageous Reasons These Women Couldn’t Get Their Tubes Tied
People are being denied tubal ligations because they're too young, childless, only have one child, aren't married – or for any other reason their doctor chooses.
Canadian Family Drove for Two Days with Dad’s Corpse to Avoid American Healthcare
Police discovered the body early on Sunday morning at a Quebec border crossing, and the family reportedly said they kept their dad in the vehicle to avoid the American healthcare system.
Horrifying New Podcast 'Dr. Death' Tells the True Story of a Killer Surgeon
The six-episode series examines what happens when our healthcare system fails to "do no harm".
How Crowdfunding Became a Lifeline for the Trans Community
Long waiting lists, exorbitant costs and surgeries unavailable on the NHS have shown the financial importance of platforms like GoFundMe.
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The Russia Scandal Might Help Trump Get Reelected
If his opponents focus too much on theories of collusion and "kompromat", they'll risk glossing over the real failings of his presidency.
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As a Sex Worker With a Chronic Illness, FOSTA Means Losing My Medical Care
In a nation lacking universal healthcare, recent legislation effectively cut a thread by which many disabled people climbed out of poverty.