doctors

The Nurses of the Intactivist Movement

The anti-circumcision movement has been predominantly male-dominated, but women in health care are taking up the mantle — and risking their jobs over it

Why Are CT Scans and Other Medical Imaging So Fucking Expensive?

In a just world, once the machine is paid off, the prices should go down — but since imaging is any hospital’s prime money-maker, that’s never going to happen

What Do I Do If I Get Really Sick on the Weekend but Don’t Want to Go to the ER?

You have plenty of options, but only one makes ordering antibiotics as easy as ordering a pizza

The Trailblazing Doctor Who Helped a Mob Boss Cheat Death — And Changed History

Dr. Barbara Roberts, a groundbreaking woman in medicine, treated — and fell in love with — the most brutal and dangerous men alive. Then, some say, she helped bring down New England’s biggest crime family