“Right-wing doctors are still peddling dubious COVID drugs.”
Conspiracy Theorists Made Tiffany Dover into An Anti-Vaccine Icon. She’s Finally Ready to Talk About It.
“The Tennessee nurse stayed quiet in hopes that her silence would quiet false claims of her death. Now, she says it only hurt.”
Denied by AI: How Medicare Advantage Plans Use Algorithms to Cut Off Care for Seniors in Need
“For all of AI’s power to crunch data, insurers with huge financial interests are leveraging it to help make life-altering decisions with little independent oversight.”
The Forgotten History of the World’s First Trans Clinic
The Institute for Sexual Research in Berlin would be a century old if it hadn’t fallen victim to Nazi ideology.
Her baby has a deadly diagnosis. Her Florida doctors refused an abortion.
“Florida abortion ban includes exception for fatal fetal abnormalities. But her doctors told her they could not act.”
Your Next Hospital Bed Might Be at Home
“In a time of strained capacity, the ‘hospital at home’ movement is figuring out how to create an inpatient level of care anywhere.”
In an ableist world, health care systems and tech innovators are more invested in high-tech solutions and shiny objects that don’t consider disabled folks’ actual needs during the design process. Many in the disability and caregiving communities rely on their own creative hacks instead, leaning on a culture of collaboration and shared knowledge to make […]
It Was a Secret Roadmap for Breaking the Law to Get An Abortion. Now, ‘The List’ and Its Tactics Are Resurfacing
Before Roe vs. Wade, a clandestine network guided thousands of Americans to safe abortions in the 1960s and ’70s. In their piece for The San Francisco Chronicle, Jason Fagone and Alexandria Bordas tell the story of Patricia Maginnis, the creator of “the List,” and the well-organized, underground health care system she and San Francisco women […]
Finding a Path in a Broken System
Thailand is a top destination for gender confirmation surgery. Its success is a symptom of Western failure.
Kansas Has Become a Beacon for Abortion Access. Next Year, That Could Disappear.
“In a single year, the elements that have made Kansas a beacon for access could disappear. If they do, the Midwestern abortion desert would be bigger than the entire country of France.”