healthcare

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…

The Insane Things We Do to Avoid Ambulance Bills Shows Just How Fucked Up Our Health-Care System Is

I guess they thought I was going to kill myself. I was sitting in my doctor’s office complaining about abdominal pain, and the conversation drifted…

Why Aren’t Doctors Learning How To Treat Trans Men?

While in the media it might seem as though awareness of the trans community has never been higher, that’s a fallacy. Case in point: Doctors,…