Tag: Medicine

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Doctors With Enemies

Did Afghan forces target the M.S.F. hospital?

Previously: Mattheiu Aikins on the Longform Podcast
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Fraying at the Edges

One woman’s hunt for possibility after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

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1,112 and Counting

A cri de cœur on AIDS: “If we don’t act immediately, then we face our approaching doom.”

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A Journey to the Medical Netherworld

A mother’s quest to find a diagnosis for her daughter’s mysterious condition.

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Metamorphosis

How a burst blood vessel transformed the mind of a deliberate, controlled chiropractor into that of an utterly unfiltered, massively prolific artist.

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You Can Train Your Body Into Thinking It’s Had Medicine

On the profound power of the placebo.

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A Fighter’s Hour of Need

An account of the 60 minutes after a heavyweight fight at Madison Square Garden that left one boxer with permanent brain damage.

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The DIY Scientist, the Olympian, and the Mutated Gene

How a woman whose muscles disappeared discovered she shared a disease with a muscle-bound Olympic medalist.

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Best of Luck

On realizing you’re going to die.

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Biography of a Face

The story of a transplant from a 26-year-old bike mechanic to a 41-year-old fireman with severe burns.

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The Lost Girls

On the gender gap in diagnosis and treatment of autism.