woman wearing scrubs and stethoscope with caption 'if i had a dollar for every time a patient tells me tylenol doesn't work for them and they need something stronger' (l&r) woman in room (c)

‘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

woman holding RX AMERICA coupon caption 'let me show you a coupon that's *usually* better than goodrx' (l) Woman with mask on caption 'last day as a pharmacy tech let me show you a coupon that's *usually* better than goodrx' (c) woman holding RX AMERICA coupon flipped to back caption 'works for pets too' (r)

‘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

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‘There is no correct answer’: Influencer’s video on buying, selling kidneys sparks debate

'It’s hard enough for poor people...'

On Jun 6, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘No job will ever make me lose my youth like this’: Student shows how he’s changed while in med school, sparking debate

'I think that really shows what stress can do on the body itself.'

On May 19, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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‘How are y’all so casual about it’: Med student shows how much debt each friend is graduating with, sparking debate

'Y’all don’t be feeling too bad for them.'

On May 13, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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TikToker says she donates plasma for nail and lash money, sparking debate

'How do I sign up?'

On Apr 3, 2022 by Braden Bjella

Pills spilled on table with bottle (l) Woman with mask on red circle and line through her hack caption 'Life hack tell urgent care your ex has chlamydia and they'll give you pills that clear your skin in 7 days' (r)

‘Horrible advice’: TikToker shares ‘life hack’ to clear your skin with STD medication, gets flamed in the comments

'Don't do this.'

On Apr 3, 2022 by Braden Bjella

wormwood essential oil in bottles with dropper

Anti-vaxxers are buying stores out of wormwood, which they believe is the next miracle COVID cure

It's replaced ivermectin as the new miracle cure.

On Feb 1, 2022 by Claire Goforth