Health care is a matter of life and death. Around the world, structural inequalities across gender and class levy an unacceptable toll.
Access to health care is as much a matter of public policy as it is the size of a person’s pocketbook. Within a doctor’s office, gender and body weight–among many other factors–affect the quality of treatment offered.
Sexual, reproductive, and gender health clinician and writer Lola Pellegrino asks: How do we increase access to and quality of health care across the globe?
Medication for Intentional Forgetting
There are drugs that can help delete bad memories–but do you really want to lose a piece of yourself?
Our Inkblots, Ourselves
A history of strange diagnostic images–and their surprising utility
When a Doctor Prescribes You Whiskey
Illegal drugs are not necessarily dangerous, and dangerous drugs are not necessarily illegal
How the Worst Blood-Pressure Medication Became the Best Testosterone Blocker
When the label comes off, patients become their own physicians
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