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‘I def do it for the love of surgery bc the money is not good’: Doctor claiming to make $12/hr performing surgeries reacts to scrub tech making $80/hr

'Where in the world are they paying $12 an hour for surgeons?'

On Jan 27, 2023 by Phil West

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‘The amount of money I would have saved on past animals’: Woman shares PSA for getting cheap pet medication

'You might've just saved my dog's life!'

On Dec 4, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Insulin inside please don’t unplug’: College student says her fridge holding her 27 insulin vials was unplugged

‘I’d be FUMING.’

On Dec 1, 2022 by Alexandra Samuels

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‘My skeleton is really cool’: TikToker says acne medication turned their bones black

'I kind of want archaeologists to find my really goth skeleton one day.'

On Nov 20, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘I had to choose between not wanting to kill myself, or having sex’: Mental health meds can make it more difficult for women to cum. Doctors don’t care

'I wish people would speak about it more, it is not as rare as we think it is!'

On Oct 24, 2022 by Dania Quadri

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‘I had to tell someone it wasn’t medicinal’: Starbucks barista calls out customers who come in sick and order a ‘medicine ball’

'One time this lady came in & asked me if I had the tea that cured covid.'

On Oct 7, 2022 by Melody Heald

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‘You are the type of provider that I would never want’: Physician blasts patients who say Tylenol doesn’t work

'Tylenol doesn’t even work for menstrual cramps.'

On Sep 7, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘I’m appalled how many people don’t know this’: Doctor exposes Benadryl and generic sleep aids

'Medication marketing is crazy! It gets so confusing with all the different brands that are basically the same medication.'

On Aug 19, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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‘What’s their game plan now?’: Accutane users say they were told to terminate pregnancies. What happens post-Roe?

'It is critical that patients be able to access needed medications as prescribed by their doctors.'

On Jul 13, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘Ain’t no way the first thing that came to her mind was to make a TikTok’: Nurse mocked for making TikTok after patient allegedly dies

'The last thing I'd do is make a video. What the hell?'

On Jul 7, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘Why do y’all trip on medical bills bro?’: Man says credit score went up 40 points after he blocked hospital’s phone number, ignored medical bills for 6 years

‘I straight up just don’t pay mine then go to different hospitals.’

On Jun 29, 2022 by Linda Hamilton

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‘Screenshot it’: Pharmacy tech shares coupon that’s ‘better than GoodRx’ on her last day on the job, sparking debate

'The fact that we need coupons for our prescriptions.'

On Jun 28, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘It sounds way too good to be true’: Uninsured TikToker saved over $200 on medication using Mark Cuban’s pharmacy, sparking debate on big pharma

'We’re conditioned that those skyhigh prices were the norm.'

On Jun 10, 2022 by Victoria Gagliardo-Silver

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‘You want a diagnosis so you can just shove pills in your kids’ faces’: Mother says her child’s new doctor wouldn’t give him his medication, sparking debate

'Within five minutes of being there, this man says, ‘Your son is not autistic and he does not have ADHD.''

On Jun 10, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘I have to go through more steps to refill and pick up my Adderall prescription’: Teacher says it’s easier to buy a gun than it is to fill her Adderall prescription

'I've purchased both and can confirm it's easier to buy a gun.'

On Jun 6, 2022 by Grace Stanley