healthcare

How Doctors Are Leading a Fight Against Guns

Bullet wounds have been a constant in Dr. Marc Futernick’s career for the last two decades. He recalls seeing an average of seven people, nearly…

How Psychedelics Are Helping the Dying Make Peace With the Other Side

There are four major fears people have about dying. First is the process: pain, discomfort, helplessness. Second, the fear of what’s next, if anything; what…

It’s Time for Doctors to Update Their Definition of ‘Cancer’

There are certain words or phrases you never want to hear come out of a doctor’s mouth: “You know, this is the first time I’ve…

How to Be Honest With Your Doctor About Your Many, Many Vices

Walking into your annual check-up with your primary care physician can be a weirdly nerve-wracking event, because you know that, since your last visit, you…