medical

Will Transplanting Other People’s Shit into Your Body Save Your Gut Health?

A cheerful older woman recently walked up to the reception desk at a hospital and explained she was there for her son and his wife…

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…

Think Twice About Getting Your Dick Whitened

It’s 3 a.m. You’re tossing and turning, and nothing you try is helping you get back to sleep — not when you’ve got that persistent hum in…

Raising the Smoking Age to 21 May Seem Arbitrary, But the Science Behind It Is Sound

Starting November 1, New Jersey will join two other states (Hawaii and California) and cities (New York, some communities in Massachusetts) in making it illegal…