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RIP Society: Doctor Sexted During Surgery And Sent Nude Selfies To A Patient

Dr. Arthur K. Zilberstein, a 47-year-old Seattle anesthesiologist, spent so much time sexting that he pretty much forgot to do his job. His medical license was suspended when authorities found out about…

Claire Hannum |

Woman Files Complaint After Doctor Offers “Ghetto Booty” Diagnosis

When Jackson, Tennessee, woman Terry Ragland was struck with a case of lower back pain, she went to see Dr. Timothy Sweo, who recommended X-rays. When the X-rays came back…

Julie Gerstein |

El Salvador Delays On Lifesaving Abortion For 22-Year-Old Mom

Amnesty International has warned that a 22-year-old woman is going to die if the government of El Salvador does not give her a lifesaving abortion. Abortion is illegal in the…

Jessica Wakeman |

British Docs Busted For Offering Female Circumcision (Which Is Illegal And Also Horrible)

A doctor, a dentist, and an alternative medicine practitioner were all secretly filmed offering to perform or arrange female genital mutilation (FGM), according to the UK Guardian. FGM involves removing…

Jessica Wakeman |

Racist Doctor Writes Prescription For Mom To Spank Her 5-Year-Old Biracial Son

Oh, Texas.

A mother appeared before the Texas Medical Board last week to complain about an ER doctor at Huguley Memorial Medical Center who treated her five-year-old boy…

Jessica Wakeman |

Being A Redhead Hurts

Don’t get me wrong—redheads are awesome. But they also feel more pain than the rest of the population, are more sensitive to heat, and need 20% more anesthesia to knock…

Daniela Guernica |

Freezing Eggs Now Does Not Mean A Baby Later

A doctor in England is bursting the bubble for women who are thinking of freezing their eggs. Robert Winston calls egg freezing a “confidence trick” on women, since there is…

Daniela Guernica |

HPV: Not Just For Crotches Anymore

According to a new study, HPV is moving on up…to mouths! That’s right, just when you thought Gardasil and Cervarix solved all your problems, now you have to worry about…

Simcha |

Don’t Clam Up At The Doc’s

When your stiff doctor with cold hands and a lab coat asks you about your sex life, it’s hard to ‘fess up to all the craziness. After all, you don’t…

Simcha |

Parents Want Kids’ Doc To Talk To Them About Sex

Talking to kids about sex must be tough. It’s probably not something that I would look forward to if I were a parent. Actually, I can’t even remember being given…

Catherine Strawn |