Should I give a shit about a virus that causes a mild fever, even if I'm not planning to get pregnant? (Answer: yes)
We traveled along the heroin trafficking route from Afghanistan into Iran, Turkey, and Eastern Europe, meeting growers, addicts, and experts along the way.
I suffer from the Bannayan–Riley–Ruvalcaba syndrome, which means I have a bad heart, dark blots in my genital area and a tumour-like growth on my lips.
Because of the agility required, many of the collectors are children.
M.E. doesn't just mean "being tired all the time" – the brain can't connect properly to the spinal nerve tracts and so fails to control vital bodily functions. It's time we started taking it seriously.
In Uganda, only 19 percent of the population has access to toilets that are not shared and that protect them from direct contact with waste – conditions which poses a serious threat to women's health and safety.
From the black death to the Spanish flu epidemic to last year's Ebola outbreak, what did people do with all those diseased corpses?
A new study says the nasty little guy gives 500,000 people a year a horrible, possibly fatal form of diarrhea.
I wasn't "brave", I was fucking terrified.
South African women are using dangerous methods to dry out their vaginas to increase pleasure for their partners, but the practice is compounding HIV risks.
From flesh eating disease to herpes: we asked a virus and immunology expert what potentially deadly diseases and viruses could be on the horizon besides Ebola.
Wouldn't it be useful to have a manual on how to deal with those in mourning? After her mother died, Annie Broadbent went and wrote one.