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Medicine
1.1m viewsDoctors Describe The Stupidest Ways Patients Have Tried To Treat ThemselvesThanks to the Internet, a brand new phenomena has emerged of people who try to treat their own medical problems, like medical scho...
Medicine
584.1k viewsThe Worst Medical Malpractice Stories in HistoryMedical malpractice cases are uncommon. The vast majority of the 30 million surgeries performed in the US every year go off withou...
WTF
5.2k votersBaffling Medical Mysteries That Defy All LogicWhile many medical conditions are well known and easy to diagnose, others remain total mysteries. Some cases might seem mundane at...
Interesting
849 votersMajor Medical Discoveries That Happened By MistakeEvery year, millions of hours and billions of dollars are poured into medical innovation, with new methods of improving, sustainin...
Medicine
5.1k voters13 Horrifying Ancient Medical Devices That People Actually UsedGoing to the doctor nowadays might seem daunting, but it's nothing compared to what medicine was like centuries ago. Scary ancient...
Weird
571.1k viewsThe Worst Prescription Drug Side EffectsEverything has a side effect, from coffee to Tylenol to eating too much pizza (that’s called “getting rad”). Most prescription dru...
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19.3k votersThe Greatest Medical Drama TV Shows Of All TimeThese are very best medical drama shows on television, ranked from best to worst.  Popular medical drama TV shows have been a stap...
Lifestyle
3.5k votersThe Worst Medical & Health Advice Given by CelebritiesRemember when Tom Cruise went on to The Today Show to promote a movie, but instead, he ended up dismissing postpartum depression, ...
Weird
2.8k voters48 Totally Weird Medical Drawings Google Thinks You NeedSo maybe you think you have ringworm. What do you do? You Google it, of course. UTI? Google. A stye? Google, please help. Well, Go...
Biology
256.3k viewsThe Top 10 Untrue Medical MythsWe've heard these medical misconceptions repeated for years, and I'm certainly not the first person to debunk these 10 popular med...
Doctors
107.4k views20 People Who Conned People and Pretended to Be DoctorsThe relationship between a doctor and patient is a sacred trust, built on the understanding that one holds the well-being of the o...
Hospitals
53k viewsNext Time You Find Yourself In The Emergency Room, Listen For These Codes Over The LoudspeakerFrom intelligence operatives to sex workers to healthcare professionals, many organizations require the use of codes to help keep ...
WTF
354.7k views18 Emergency Room Janitors Share Their Most Disgusting ExperiencesWhen you think of dirty jobs, janitors generally are the first to come to mind. But have you ever considered how much worse it mus...
Entertainment
558.1k views15 Famous People Who Went to Med SchoolSeveral famous actors, athletes, musicians, and politicians have attended medical school. Some of these celebrities graduated with...
Interesting
215.3k views7 Party Drugs That Might Have Medical BenefitsBy now, everyone in the world knows that cannabis is not just a munchie-inducing recreational substance. It can also have big medi...
Medicine
2.1k votersThe Greatest TV Shows About HospitalsIt seems these days, you can't turn on your television without stumbling across a series about hospitals. Whether it's about the p...
Medicine
373.9k viewsPeople Talk About Their Most Embarrassing Medical EmergenciesSometimes the worst traumas we experience are, ironically enough, entirely self-inflicted. Whether it's swallowing objects that sh...
History
252.5k viewsThe Tragic Yet Fascinating History Of The Polio VaccineThe polio vaccine changed lives in the mid-1950s, a decade during which thousands of children were devastated by the disease. At i...
Adaptations
655 votersThe Best Medical Movies Based on True StoriesWhat are the best medical movies based on true stories? This list includes great historical movies such as Philadelphia, Patch Ada...
Medicine
25.1k viewsThis Surgeon Proved Anti-Vaxxers Were Wrong Over 200 Years AgoVaccination is a hot-button issue – and that's not a new thing. By the 18th century, smallpox was a disease that had been ravaging...