Becoming a doctor is a grueling process. Though women dominate in some categories, like pediatrics, committing to a specialty in the higher paid realm of something like surgery is incredibly difficult if you want to have a child. Women are simply discouraged from trying for these positions at all.
They both look freaking hot in a nerd way, but you only respect one of them.
Dr. Harold Bornstein, the long-haired gentlemen responsible for the President-Elect’s “astonishingly excellent” bill of health, said in an interview with STAT News that, “It never occurred to me that [Trump] was the oldest president, not for a second,” and yet, “If something happens to him, then it happens to him.”…
Last week, we published the thoughts of a wide variety of U.S. government employees about the prospect of working for a Donald Trump administration. Today, we hear from a VA psychologist who says she is planning to resign rather than work under Trump.
Doctors are really good at delivering grotesque news in perfect deadpan, because they’ve seen perhaps thousands of buttholes and also looked inside them.
On May 8 and 9, doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital operated on Thomas Manning, a 64-year-old bank courier, for 15 hours. The result was the first penis transplant ever performed in the United States.
The 18-year-old from West Palm Beach, Florida who was arrested for posing as a doctor was arrested again on Tuesday night, according to reports.
18-year-old Malachi Love-Robinson of West Palm Beach, Florida was arrested this week for practicing medicine without a license. The teen recently opened the New Birth, New Life Alternative Medicine and Urgent Care Clinic, a “high-quality Holistic and Alternative Medical care” facility where police say he misled…
Picture this: You’re walking through a remote Vietnamese village when you feel the telltale itch of a yeast infection. Or you’re uncontrollably spewing from both ends after drinking some tainted water in Guatemala. Either way, you’re abroad and in need of a doctor, and you don’t know what do to.
On April 16, a group of 10 medical professionals penned a letter asking Columbia University to reconsider its relationship with Dr. Mehmet Oz, who currently holds a faculty position with the medical school. That move has now opened a can of worms that will likely result in everyone involved looking even more stupid…
A bill recently introduced into the Texas State Legislature would make it illegal for doctors to ask their patients if they own guns. Doctors ask about guns to make sure that they're being stored safely and to gauge a patient's domestic violence risks. But the bill sponsor, State Representative Stuart Spitzer, seems…
An Ohio doctor accused of rape and sexual harassment argued in court Wednesday that the women who have come out against him were confusing his erection with bottles that he keeps in his pocket. Well, that's certainly a new one.
Researchers are warning that a common gynecological procedure performed on 50,000 American women a year might actually — whoopsie-daisy! — be spreading cancer.
A 47-year-old Seattle anesthesiologist just got his license suspended for alleged offenses including sexts sent during surgery and at least one raunchy work selfie. He "compromised patient safety due to his preoccupation with sexual matters while he was on hospital duty," the state's Medical Quality Assurance…
According to a new survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 26% of women have delayed or avoided medical care in the past year, compared to just 20% of men. Unsurprisingly, low-income and uninsured women are the most likely to put off necessary treatments and preventative care.
Police in Arkansas have issued an arrest warrant for an OBGYN who they say took nude photographs of a woman during a medical exam without her consent.
You know those "articles" that your barista and your old coworker's boyfriend and your weird Kansas cousin are always posting all over their Facebook feeds, revealing shocking and outlandish "secrets" that such-and-such establishment doesn't want you to know about? And they're always from "news" websites you've never…
Everything is disgusting and we're all going to die of something at some point. That being said, just because everything's already kind of disgusting doesn't mean we shouldn't strive, as a society, to be less gross. One place we could start is doctor's stethoscopes.
Ever walk out of your doctor's office feeling guilty and gross? Recent studies suggest that's more likely to happen to women than men—even though it's a less effective doctoring tactic.
In late August 2012, a Columbus, Ohio father of three noticed something strange as he sat down at the computer. His wife, who had just been using it, had forgotten to sign out of her Facebook account. There was a message waiting for her.