Medicine

The White House’s Specious Gender Manifesto

The White House is claiming that the debate about childhood gender medicine is settled—even as numerous international experts are coming forward to say it‘s not.

Bernard Lane
Bernard Lane
17 min read

The Ideological Aversion to Harm Reduction

Putting a patient under general anesthesia is a dangerous business. Waking a patient up from anesthesia is an ugly one. After I turn off the gas the patient typically thrashes and writhes like a sinner in Hell. Yet such resistance has never bothered me. I don’t want good and

Ronald W. Dworkin
Ronald W. Dworkin
9 min read

Autism or Encephalitis? My Son’s Misdiagnosis and Our Family’s Season in Hell

One night in August 2021, at around 2am, my husband and I were awakened by the sound of laughter coming from our son’s bedroom down the hall. I went in to check on him. Our five-year-old, “Leo,” was awake and running around the room in circles, plowing into toys

S. Stiles
S. Stiles
18 min read