Disfigured WWI Vets Were the First Plastic Surgery Patients
A British veteran was afraid to eat in public because his torn-up face made such an unappetizing sounds while he was chewing.
Emmelie van den Wall Bake
The Most Common Reasons People Need Medical Attention at Music Festivals
A first responder told us everything that's most likely to go wrong.
Gwen van der Zwan
Living With It
What It's Like to Live With Epidermolysis Bullosa
One in 22,000 people worldwide has a form of the skin condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB).
Sanne de Waard
What It's Like to Have an Irrational Fear of Thunderstorms
"If the news said thunderstorms were in the forecast, I'd be too scared to go to school."
Five People Told Us What They Do For Their Tinnitus
The remedies they tried include everything from therapy and mindfulness to weed and noise-canceling headphones.
Living With It
I Got Two Liver Transplants in One Year
Nobody knows if my current liver will make it to next week.
Wieteke van de Sande
People Are Taking a Date Rape Drug Recreationally and Getting Addicted
There's no hangover with GHB, so things go off the rails fast.
Autism and Eating Disorders Often Go Hand in Hand
“I eat a lot of coin-shaped licorice. I love that all the pieces of licorice have the same shape, because it gives me a consistent sensation in my mouth.”
Carleen de Jong
This Is What It's Like to be Pregnant and Anorexic
Just because you're terrified of gaining weight doesn't mean you don't want to be a mom.
Ketamine Could Help Stop Suicidal Thoughts
A psychiatrist who is studying the drug explains.
Maxime de Vries
Why You Should Sleep on Your Back, Not Your Stomach
Your neck will thank you.
Manouk van Egmond
A Doctor Built a Machine That Helps People Die
"After a minute and a half, you feel disoriented. In five minutes, you're gone."
Marjolein de Jong