When Men Need Surgery: How Do You Shop For It?

Shopping for consumer friendly surgery packages shouldn’t be an exercise in futility.

Whispers of Death: How BJ Miller is Changing the Impact of Dying

Do you live a life of compassion and service? One man’s brush with death prompted to turn his thoughts about dying into meaningful action.

How to Spot Anti-Trans Concern Trolls

Meet the concern trolls. Actually, you probably already know them. They look like allies, but their agenda is anything but friendly. And this on one of their “causes”.

Is There a (Male) Nurse in the House?

The best nurses are the ones who care, male or female.

10 Things All White Folks Need to Consider about the #BaltimoreUprising

As a White person, Jaime Utt is so frustrated in how so many of us are blaming people of Color for their own oppression and condemning them for expressions of grief and rage that make us uncomfortable and afraid. If you find yourself doing that, read this.

When it Comes to Health Care, Young Gay Men are Falling Through the Cracks

Health-care providers need to view the health of young gay men within a broader context of personal health and not solely defined by HIV.

Who Wants to Get Something Done in DC? Anyone?

Getting anything done in Washington seems impossible. Up to us to demand work and results from our representatives, which will only get done with cooperation.

We’re Still Not Tracking Patient Harm

Top patient-safety experts call on Congress to step in and, among other steps, give the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wider responsibility for measuring medical mistakes.

Painter’s Journey: Uncertain Beginnings to Artist-Activist

Joe Concra works to right injustices with his artwork and as co-founder of the O+ Festival, during which artists and musicians barter with healthcare providers.

This Video Reminds Us Why We Should Be Kind to Others

May we always treat others with the benefit of the doubt, courtesy, compassion and respect.

Fully Unfinished Business

As we approach 2014, Ken Goldstein has four areas of concern that are nasty, messy, murky and looming in the business world: inequality, privacy, healthcare, and government gridlock. What are yours?

Ordeal by Military Healthcare

After mysteriously falling ill while on a tour of duty in Korea, Brad Christy was put through the ringer of medical tests. The military healthcare system couldn’t find anything wrong with him, but slapped him with a sizable medical bill anyway.

Have We Lost the Art of Medicine?

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

Minimum Wage, Minimum Life

Busting myths about who will benefit from raising the minimum wage.

NEW STUDY: The Financial Cost of Gun Violence

Emergency room and inpatient procedures related to firearm injuries cost $629 million in 2010 alone.

Book Review: “Shoes of the Dead” by Kota Neelima

Shoes of the Dead may be set in India, but the problems it addresses are taking place all over the world.