Medicine

Anatomy of a Surrogacy

They wanted a baby, she wanted to carry it for them—for a fee. It’s a common transaction but illegal in Canada, and the system here leaves both parties vulnerable.

Uncommon Ancestry

Imagine finding out your father wasn’t the man you thought he was. Imagine finding out he was your mother’s fertility doctor.

||Installation by General Idea, at Biennale d'art contemporain de Lyon 2005
Bad Pills and Missing Science: How the Medical System Fails Us

The Guardian’s Bad Science columnist on lousy science writing and why our mistrust of big drug companies is likely warranted.