This Kidney Patient Thought Her Life Was At Risk. She Says Her Local Health Clinic Refused To Help
Many people living in remote communities can't get dialysis there — even though they say being on country helps their health.
We Asked Young People What They Thought Of Headspace
"You can understand if you're the local MP and there's an election coming and you can announce, 'I've got a headspace in my electorate', that looks great."
Maisie Williams Opened Up About The Effect Of Fame On Her Mental Health And It's Brutally Honest
"Honestly, I want a normal life... I don’t want any of this crazy, crazy world because it’s not worth it."
This Woman Grew Up In The Worst Suicide Region In Australia. Now She's Working To End The Crisis
Once the epicentre of Australia’s ongoing Indigenous youth suicide crisis, the remote Kimberley town of Derby is striving for change.
I Regret To Inform You That "Deep Kissing" Can Increase Your Risk Of Catching Gonorrhoea
If confirmed by other studies, researchers said this could open up new preventative options for throat gonorrhoea such as antibacterial mouthwash.
Emilia Clarke Opened Up About Hating Her Reflection After Brain Aneurysm Surgery
"When I looked in the mirror, I just saw pain in my eyes."
Gender Dysphoria Isn’t A “Social Contagion,” According To A New Study
A Brown researcher slams the 2018 study — from a different researcher at Brown — which found teenagers were identifying as trans due to “rapid-onset gender dysphoria.”
Some Google Employees Are Worried For Their Families Following A Measles Case On Campus
“A bit upsetting that I had to find out about this through this Group, via a BuzzFeed News article, rather than from some official Google internal comms,” one employee wrote.
A Measles Case Has Hit Google's Silicon Valley Headquarters
In the midst of a historic US measles outbreak, at least one Google employee walking around the tech giant’s main Silicon Valley campus has been diagnosed.
US Measles Outbreaks Are The “New Normal” Thanks To Europe’s Epidemic And Anti-Vaccine Campaigns, Experts Say
“Under-vaccinated areas in the US are the kindling and the huge numbers of infections overseas are the spark that ignites outbreaks here.”
This Is How Women's Health Could Be Affected By The Election
Who is offering to make contraception cheaper and who is promising to fund mental health support for new mothers?
Here’s What You Need To Know About Endometriosis And Fertility
“I feel like I’m a bit of a ticking time bomb," one woman told BuzzFeed News.
16 Jaw-Dropping Pictures From Inside Japan's Penis Festival
"A hundred thousand revelers come here to celebrate one thing: the male organ."
Emilia Clarke Revealed That Part Of Her Brain "Died" From Two Aneurysms
"With the second one, there was a bit of my brain that actually died."
Lil Xan's Girlfriend Announced She's Had A Miscarriage In A Heartbreaking Instagram Post
"To my beautiful angel, mommy loves you more than she ever knew possible."
Jason Momoa Revealed Just How Serious Emilia Clarke's Brain Aneurysms Really Were
"I've been a part of that whole situation for a very long time. We've had so many scares."
Dozens Of Women Are Suing A Hospital That Secretly Recorded Their Gynecology Operations
Eighty-one women are suing Sharp Grossmont Hospital in San Diego, California, for secretly recording them during gynecological surgeries.
The White House And Federal Scientists Are Pushing The Myth That Marijuana Is Laced With Fentanyl
“It's crazy that this story is coming out from our leaders,” one expert said. “There is scant evidence for cannabis laced with fentanyl.”
How To Choose A Primary Care Provider
If there's one thing you can do to empower yourself as a patient, it's finding a primary care provider — one who feels like a real partner. (An excerpt from How to Be a Patient)
Genetically Engineered Babies Should Be Off-Limits For 5 Years, The NIH Chief Said
“An international moratorium should be put into effect immediately,” NIH chief Francis Collins said.
The Company Accused Of Blinding Dozens Will Be Allowed To Stay Open, Judge Rules
Guardian Pharmacy Services in Dallas can continue to operate under certain conditions. Lawyers representing the blinded patients say the punishment is too light.
Read An Excerpt From A Memoir Of A Young Woman Who Died Of A Superbug Infection
Salt in My Soul is a new memoir about a young woman’s life with cystic fibrosis.
A Mom Who Was Arrested After Her Infant Was Found Dead Reportedly Had Postpartum Depression
Rachel McAfee is facing a charge of neglect of a dependent causing death.
Trump’s Cuts To Aid For Palestinians Have Totally Disrupted Women’s Breast Cancer Treatments
More than 1,000 women who had mammograms done through a US-funded program and were flagged for follow-ups have had to seek other treatment options.
People Found Rubber In Their Chicken Nuggets And Now They're Being Recalled
Tens of thousands of pounds of chicken nuggets are being recalled across the US, according to the Department of Agriculture.
This Woman's Chronic Marijuana Use Triggered Uncontrollable Nausea And Vomiting
A rare reaction to marijuana called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome can cause severe vomiting and make you too ill to eat.
The Gym Isn’t Usually A Safe Space For Fat Women, But It’s Become My Sanctuary
After a lifetime of assuming I would never excel in a sport, my body is proving me wrong.
Perdue Recalls 68,000 Pounds Of Gluten-Free Chicken Nuggets After People Found Wood In Them
People are being advised to toss out the Perdue gluten-free nuggets after some consumers ended up chewing on bits of wood.
A Man Injected Himself With Semen As A Back Pain Cure And It Didn’t Turn Out Well
It turns out that injecting yourself with your own semen is not a good cure for anything.
If You Want A Better Memory As You Age, Just About Any Type Of Movement May Help
Older people who moved around more — as registered by a fitness tracker — were less likely to develop dementia than other people their age.