Women are habitually mistreated, misdiagnosed, and not even included in medical research. As a booming “wellness” industry lures them with fast cures, many can’t resist the temptation.
The surgical procedure, to correct pelvic organ prolapse, has left thousands of women in pain, injured, and even disabled. If only their doctors warned them.
The president wants to cut $5.8 billion from the budget of the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world. Brace yourselves: We're all about to get a lot sicker.
Hungry for newsstand sales and clicks, tabloids and online mags are sensationalizing medical research, and, with increasing frequency, getting the information dangerously wrong.