Rich Investors Were Supposed to Save This Hospital. Instead They Helped Destroy It.
There's not much stopping private equity titans from buying distressed hospitals and replacing them with luxury condos.
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For Women of Color, Family Shame Can Make Abortions Traumatic
In households where it's common to keep dating a secret, an unplanned pregnancy brings up many challenges.
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When pubic hair became less fashionable, so did talking about crabs—but they're just as common as they've ever been.
Scientists Say Chemical Found in Spinach Is Basically a Steroid, Should Be Banned for Athletes
Tired: blaming boner pills for your doping allegations. Wired: blaming a salad!
Oh Great, Eating Fast Food Might Wreck Your Sperm Count
Pizza and jalapeño poppers: great for a late-night drunk snack, not so great for your little swimmers, a study says.
Med Students Are Doing Vaginal Exams on Unconscious, Non-Consenting Patients
The practice is still legal in 42 states despite decades-long ethical concerns. In the #MeToo era, things are starting to change.
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Abortion Bans Are Tools of Misogyny and Oppression, Says Planned Parenthood President
"We just have to call it out for what it is."
Being Black in America Is a Health Risk. It's Time for Reparations.
Cash would not only be a form of repayment, it would also undeniably improve people's health.
Climate Change May Be Spawning Flesh-Eating Bacteria in New Jersey
Put them together with "brain-eating" amoeba, and it's shaping up to be a summer from hell.
People Are Already Dying From Being Denied Abortions
A new study is a reminder of the serious consequences of restricting abortion access.
Girl's Abdominal Blockage Reportedly Caused by Hundreds of Undigested Boba Pearls
Oh cool, just the nightmare we needed today.
The Complex Ethics of Saving a Dead Person's Sperm
People are retrieving (and using) sperm from loved ones who've died. Is that OK?