medicine

Who Should Your Emergency Contact Be, According to the Actual Emergency Services?

On a recent trip to the doctor’s office, I was brutally reminded of where I stand in my girlfriend’s life. The moment — which hit…

What’s in This?: Dramamine

We’re often told that you should never eat anything (or put anything on your body) if you don’t recognize everything on the ingredients list. But…

Help! My Doctor Is Really Hot

Nobody likes going to the doctor, and if you do, I’d venture to say there’s some underlying hypochondria to discuss. Normal humans dread the invasive…

What It’s Like to Go Through Life With a Botched Circumcision

Like most Americans with penises, Matt Blausch was circumcised when he was a few days old. Unlike most of his peers, however, Blausch spent years…