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8.15.19

What Happens When an Abortion Doesn't Fully Work

I had an incomplete abortion last year. This is what I wish I'd known about them.

1.16.19

When Women Are Denied Pain Relief During Invasive Procedures

In the UK, hysteroscopies—a procedure by which doctors examine the inside of the uterus—are routinely performed without any form of pain relief. For some women, the experience can be unbearably painful, and traumatizing.

11.5.18

The Problems with the UK's Legalization of Medical Cannabis

And what could be done to fix them.

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3.3.17

The Beauty of the British Hospital Canteen

Despite funding cuts and back door privatization, the NHS is still Britain’s greatest achievement. And where better to taste that founding spirit of care and social justice than in its communal dining spaces?

2.27.17

Shattering Stereotypes, Breaking Barriers: How Rugby League Is Embracing Mental Health

While rugby league is often stereotyped as a rough, gruff, northern game, it currently stands head and shoulders above other sports in the way it confronts mental health, and the silence and stigma that come with it.

2.1.17

Google Appears to Think the UK's Health Service Is a Botnet

Or at least something weird is going on, since NHS network users are being forced to verify they're human before using Google.

1.15.17

Exploring the Mental Health Crisis in Britain's Prisons

The police, the probation service and the country's health services are all feeling the strain of dealing with offenders with mental health problems—and in many cases failing.

1.12.17
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