Instead of Releasing Medical Records, Donald Trump Will Discuss His 'Health Regimen' with Dr. Oz

After it became readily apparent that Donald Trump’s bill of health was written by a character concocted by the Coen Brothers, there’s been increasing pressure on the Republican nominee to release his full medical records. But since neither Trump nor his “astonishingly excellent” health bow to no recognizable…

Oprah to Star in an HBO Movie About Henrietta Lacks, Black Farmer and Unsung Medical Hero 

Oprah Winfrey, queen of Earth, is starring in an HBO movie about Henrietta Lacks, a black woman whose cells were controversially used to make major discoveries in medical research. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks—adapted from Rebecca Skloot’s 2010 New York Times bestseller—will play out from the perspective of…

Why Is Home Birth So Much More Dangerous in the United States Than in Canada and Europe? 

According to statistics drawn from Oregon—where home birth is popular and birth and death certificates include information about the location of birth and who attended—the infant mortality rate for home births attended by a midwife was seven times that of hospital births, making home birth in America much more…

How Celebrities Are Changing the Way We See Chronic Lyme

“It feels like someone came in and confiscated my brain,” Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster wrote in 2015. For four years, Foster says that she’s suffered from severely debilitating pain and an intense brain fog that’s forced her to “just watch and see life go by without me participating in it.” The…