Some Doctors Want To Change How Race Is Used In Medicine
Race is often conflated with biology in medicine. A more nuanced approach is emerging: using culturally competent care in treatment.
How A Facebook Group Helps People Identify Mysterious Mushrooms
Over 200 international mycologists and botanists volunteer their time to help identify poisonous plants and mushrooms in a Facebook group.
Processing Postpartum With AI And Synthetic Breast Milk Art
Using synthetic breast milk and a 3D-printed pig uterus, artist Ani Liu processes her postpartum period—and the people that helped her through it.
How Recreational Weed Transformed A Small California Town
Woodlake, CA has no stoplights, one fast-food restaurant, and seven cannabis businesses.
How Sexual Intercourse Was Invented, 385 Million Years Ago
Okay, but how exactly did sex come about? Science journalist Rachel Feltman dives into the saucy science of doing it.
Gun Violence Is A Public Health Issue
Research on gun violence was frozen for years. Now that funding is available, a look at what scientists are studying.
Don’t Panic About Monkeypox Yet, Says Expert
Dr. Anne Rimoin has studied monkeypox for decades. Here’s what she had to say about this latest surge.
Baby Formula 101: Feeding During A Shortage
Exasperated parents are trying everything to feed their babies during the formula shortage, but not all options are safe.
‘Breakthrough’ In Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Research Is Misleading
A leading expert in the field says few research samples makes it difficult to pinpoint the cause of sudden infant death syndrome.
Period Tracking Apps And Digital Privacy In A Post-Roe World
Personal health data, like the kind shared on period tracking apps, may be used in court if abortion protections are overturned.