A new film centers on a young, unmarried woman’s attempts to secure an abortion—over a decade before France legalized the practice in 1973.
Tag: Health Care
The pandemic took the health inequalities generated by US imperialism, and made them worse.
Before 2020, the relationship that is the body was already ailing. COVID-19 heightens the need to heal it.
A palliative-care physician’s memoir foregrounds the affective aspects of attending to patients as an avenue to political activism.
Aging Americans are cared for by family members or low-paid nurses. Both lack support for their necessary work, which COVID-19 has only made harder.
Digital health is solidifying the divide between those whose health is valued and those whose health is ignored.
At some point, it became a mark of privilege to talk about “self-care.” Once unknown outside the niches of trauma therapists and burned-out activists, the concept has become so mainstream that it’s ...
Richard Powers’s The Echo Maker tells the story of a Nebraskan meat-packer who crashes his truck into the ditch of a river. He awakens from a coma with Capgras ...
Sepsis: a systemic response to infection. The body gone wild. A reaction disproportionate to its cause, one that refuses to respect the division between hearts and limbs. Diagnosing sepsis requires a sense of proper proportions. And in Surgeon X, a comic series ...