Surgery

6.5.19

Doctors Accidentally Set Fire to a Patient’s Chest During Open Heart Surgery

The incident has prompted calls for better fire safety training in operating theatres.

4.25.19

Preventative Botox in Your Twenties 'Is Just Self-Care'

We spoke to the people getting botox in their twenties and thirties to ward off the threat of future wrinkles.

9.4.18

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".

8.30.18

All the News You Want to Read Today

Emails read and replied to while commuting should count as work, researchers say.

7.9.18

Elvis Costello, Recovering from Cancer Surgery, Cancels Tour Dates

The singer-songwriter wrote on his website that he'd been diagnosed with "a small but very aggressive cancerous malignancy." He's confirmed a new album, and he says he'll "return at the soonest opportunity."

6.20.18

Inside the Disturbing Forum Incels Use to Brutally Criticise Each Other's Faces

Lookism is the site "where looks matter", but the unhinged plastic surgery ideas exchanged by users suggest that's a big understatement.

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5.24.18

This Unlicensed Surgeon Filmed Rap Videos While Operating on Her Patients

Videos show Dr Windell Boutte singing and dancing to everything from "Bad and Boujee" to "Brick House" while her patients appear unconscious on the operating table.

4.26.18

How the World's First Successful Total Penis and Scrotum Transplant Worked

Desus and Mero put on their hypothetical scrubs to learn about the landmark procedure.

3.23.18

People Reveal the Moment They Decided to Get Plastic Surgery

We spoke to the recipients of breast augmentations, hair transplants, top surgeries and ear pinnings.

12.5.17

An Ontario Woman Died After Controversial Vaginal Mesh Surgery

A mesh implant meant to support pelvic organs after childbirth comes with some truly nightmarish risks.

9.29.17

Model Says She May Lose Eyesight After Botched Eyeball Tattoo

It’s been four weeks since Catt Gallinger says her ex-boyfriend botched the procedure and she still doesn’t know just how bad the damage is.

6.18.17

Man Wins $870,000 Settlement After Surgeon Removes Wrong Ball

What is the price of one healthy testicle? Almost $1 million, apparently.

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