The Impossible Male Orgasm and Why You Don’t Ask Doctors about Sex

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The medical establishment is probably the last place to seek reliable information about mind-blowing sex. You already have everything you need to experience it right now.

How One Amazing Doctor (Who Didn’t Fat-Shame Me) Changed Everything

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OR: A brief history of why I hated doctors for so long, and why I finally stopped.

Former Foster Child Beat Odds, Heads to UCLA Medical School on Full Scholarship

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Beating the system: Festus Ohan’s story shines through the stereotypes.

“Today my niece is such a normal, healthy, rambunctious first grader, that it is hard to believe she ever got off to such a fragile start.”

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This comment by KatyD on the post A Dad Documents His Premature Son’s First Year of Life

Postcards from a Birth Story

Postcards from a Birth Story

Steve Edwards recalls in postcard-sized vignettes the strangeness, humor, and grace leading up to the birth of his son.

The Day I Found My Voice: Becoming the Father My Family Needed

The Day I Found My Voice: Becoming the Father My Family Needed

Steve Edwards argues that the day he became an advocate for his son’s undiagnosed medical problems was the day he truly became a father.

Have We Lost the Art of Medicine?

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An experienced caregiver shares three tips for injecting humanity into an often cold & arbitrary heath-care system

A Thankful Video: From Amazing Kids With Heart Defects

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This is what thankful looks like.

Miscarriages: A Father’s Perspective

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Eric Shapiro went through a miscarriage with his wife. He would like to be able to talk about it.

The Aging of Men: It’s Not for Sissies

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Unless you live the standard male gender role and have plenty of courage, testosterone, and stoicism—writes Les Kertay—aging is not for you. And if you talk about your age? Well then, you’re a sissy.

You Did WHAT to Your Child?

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The surprising solution to a no-sleep toddler that Michael Noll received from his doctor.

“These men did not expect to live, and now they are learning how to try and live again.”

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This comment is by Adam McPhee on Kile Ozier’s post, “Good Grief”.

Pediatrician Ronald J. Glasser on Writing ‘365 Days’ About His Service in the Vietnam War [Video]

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A pediatrician arrives in Vietnam still full of himself, and is soon troubled by what he sees.

The Vasectomy: A Conversation with My “Boys”

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After the latest addition to his family, Christian Piatt decided it was time to retire “the fellas” and get a vasectomy.

DreamWorks Co-founder Creates Medical School Scholarship Fund

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Kathryn DeHoyos explains how one philanthropist is making dreams come true, 33 med students at a time.

The Dying Game

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Can a merciless marketplace be entrusted with caring for people?