Hospitals Hire Hand-Washing Coaches Because Staffers Are Fucking Gross

Despite major advances in technology and innovation, infection spreads at modern-day hospitals like dysentery spread on (your last game of) Oregon Trail. Studies have shown that without encouragement, hospital employees only wash their hands about 30 percent of the time they're interacting with patients. Paging Dr.… » 5/30/13 4:20pm 5/30/13 4:20pm

All Hell Breaks Loose After Nurse Writes About Her First Circumcision:…

We're all guilty of sometimes overutilizing social media. We use it to complain about friends, family, coworkers, jobs, and the many questionable characters on public transportation. We solicit advice, whine about Anne Hathaway, and share our dreams and desires. Facebook feeds can sometimes read like a damn Taylor… » 2/28/13 1:45pm 2/28/13 1:45pm

Your Kid May Never Know the Joy of a Trip to the School Nurse's Office

Chances are you have more than a few memories of being sent to the school nurse as a kid. Maybe you were faking a stomach ache because you wanted to go home. Maybe you'd gotten hit in the face with a basketball at recess. Maybe you'd thrown up in your classroom and were on the verge of dying from embarrassment.… » 5/25/12 10:00am 5/25/12 10:00am

Untrained Nurses Are Another Obstacle to Ever Prosecuting Rapists

A program called SANE teaches Illinois nurses how to perform rape kits, and how to testify if they're called as a witness in a rape case. But very few of the state's nurses have gone through the program, because it takes so much time and hospital funds. And this lack of trained professionals is yet another hurdle… » 2/06/12 4:00pm 2/06/12 4:00pm

Swedish Nurses & Doctors Have The Sexiest Jobs

If you're a doctor or a nurse, the next time you're looking at a troubling sore or coated in someone else's bodily fluids, you should remember the Swedish people still find you sexy. In an online poll, doctors and nurses were tied for most alluring profession, which may have something to do with Grey's Anatomy airing… » 8/29/11 1:20pm 8/29/11 1:20pm

"My Roommate Is Bulimic. What Should I Do?"

In this very special 420 episode of Pot Psychology, Rich and I are joined by a magical guest: Jambi the genie! (A virtuoso portrayal by StreetCarnage.com's Gavin McInnes.) He gave us aid(s) in tackling life's everyday issues, including dildo chew toys for dogs, Mormon weddings and large black cocks. Got a burning… » 4/20/08 4:20pm 4/20/08 4:20pm

Benetton Knows How To Accessorize Your Black Eye

  • We are sick and tired of reading about women beaten, shot, stabbed, raped and injured by men they know. But we don't know that pairing purplish scars with Italian knitwear is the best way to raise awareness about domestic violence. [Feministing]
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