The female condom has won praise for empowering women, but ever since it came onto the market, the device has found a small fan base among an unexpected population: gay men.
April 18, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Research undertaken as a video about an African warlord went viral suggests such a film can inspire moral anger—so long as it sticks to an oversimplified message.
April 18, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Many people who qualify for government assistance are afraid to ask for it.
April 17, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
With open enrollment over for private health insurance claims, states are struggling to process hundreds of thousands of Medicaid applications.
April 16, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Surveys suggest most doctors and nurses understand the significant safety issues associated with the use of cell phones and laptops during surgery. But that’s not stopping them from pulling out the distracting devices.
April 16, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
For the month of April we’re profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
April 16, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
For years, patients have had few ways to compare doctors beyond their reputations. With a huge Medicare data release, that may soon change.
April 15, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
In an experiment, scientists found a correlation between low blood glucose and higher levels of spousal frustration.
April 15, 2014 • 10:34 AM • Share
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