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The World's Best Hospital Food Is in a Japanese Maternity Ward

A series of viral photos from a new mom suggests hospital food in Japan is pretty damn incredible.
Mayukh Sen
10.13.17
Health

Why Australians Are Coming Down with Scurvy

A dozen patients at a Sydney hospital were recently found to be suffering from scurvy—a condition more usually associated with 18th-century sailors.
Phoebe Hurst
11.30.16
Restaurant Confessionals

The Most Horrific Restaurant Kitchen Accidents Made Me Lose My Lunch

I spoke with four seasoned restaurant veterans about the gnarliest kitchen accidents. The stories will do crazy things to your stomach, and take extra care of your hands.
Jimmy Blauw
9.5.16
Fast Food

Man Who Wakes From Coma Immediately Asks for Taco Bell

The words that Booth managed to utter out of his tracheotomy-scarred throat were: “I want Taco Bell.”
Alex Swerdloff
5.13.16
chocolate

British Hospitals Are Being Flooded with People Who Ate Too Many Easter Eggs

In a Facebook status shared on Easter Sunday, the South Tees Hospitals trust said that it had seen an influx of people at its accident and emergency departments with “stomach aches caused by overindulgence.”
Phoebe Hurst
3.29.16
Health

British Hospital Cafes Are Introducing a Tax on Sugary Drinks

In a bid to tackle Britain's growing obesity problem, NHS chief executive Simon Stevens has announced a 20 percent levy on all sugary drinks and foods sold in NHS cafes.
Phoebe Hurst
1.18.16
Health

Doctors Aren’t Happy That UNC Named Its Children's Clinic After Krispy Kreme

You might think naming a children’s hospital after a doughnut manufacturer is a bad idea, but then you wouldn’t be the University of North Carolina’s NC Children’s Specialty Clinic, now known as the Krispy Kreme Challenge Children’s Specialty Clinic.
Wyatt Marshall
10.27.15