medicine

Books

How Medical Memoirs Are Helping Us Understand Each Other

We spoke to young author and cardiac nurse Molly Case about her new memoir, 'How To Treat People', and how attitudes towards NHS staff have changed under austerity.
Emma Garland
5.14.19
Drugs

The World's Other Opioid Crisis

How the war on drugs forces sick, poor people to die in unnecessary agony.
JS Rafaelli
4.5.19
Culture

Why Does the Sun Make Some People Sneeze?

A little girl's drawing on Reddit sheds light on why some people react to sunlight with and "ACHOO!"
Beckett Mufson
1.25.19
medical cannabis

Good Luck Getting Medical Cannabis On the NHS

Despite official guidelines, doctors are reluctant to prescribe the drug, with one hospital posting a notice telling patients not to even bother asking.
Mattha Busby
1.24.19
Australia Today

Court Finds This So-Called Healer Swindled Cancer Patients out of Millions

The founder of Universal Medicine thinks he's the reincarnation of Leonardo Da Vinci. Others think he's the leader of a cult.
Gavin Butler
11.14.18
medical cannabis

Private Patients to Get Easier Access to Medical Cannabis Than NHS Patients

Warns the UK's top medical cannabis expert.
Mattha Busby
11.7.18
Medicinal Cannabis

These Are the Cannabis Products You'll Be Able to Get On the NHS

Here's what you'll likely be able to get, what it treats and how it'll make you feel.
Mattha Busby
11.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

FDA: No, You Can't Sell Vape Juice Spiked with Viagra

The agency busted an e-cig company after finding traces of prescription medications in its "healthcare flavors."
Drew Schwartz
10.16.18
Australia Today

Australia is Set to Become the First Country to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

Within the next 20 years, cervical cancer may no longer be considered a public health problem.
Gavin Butler
10.4.18
Computers

The World's Smallest Computer Can Fit on the Tip of a Grain of Rice

The University of Michigan was salty that IBM made a smaller computer than it did, so it made an even smaller computer.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.25.18
Food

This Guy Served His Friends Tacos Made from His Own Amputated Leg

"One friend had to spit me into a napkin."
Beckett Mufson
6.12.18
How to Not Die

The Easiest Way to Make a Useful First-Aid Kit

Whether you're going hiking or chopping onions, this kit will help if you do something stupid.
Matt Jancer
5.24.18
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