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A patient joined doctors in sharing how they dealt with the drama of Sunday's mass casualty emergency, and provided new information about those critically wounded.

June 14 2016 1:15 PM

Two days after thousands of gay and bi men were turned away from donating their blood to the victims of the Orlando massacre, activists call out the irony of World Blood Donor Day.

June 14 2016 4:52 AM

One of those who escaped the carnage at Pulse may not have been wounded physically, but mentally he is suffering mightily.

June 13 2016 10:10 AM

This trans man had to wade through a sea of incompetent medical professionals before getting the help he needed for his end-stage kidney disease. 

June 10 2016 5:09 AM

“It's disheartening that Amber's integrity and story are being questioned yet again,” Van Ree said.

June 09 2016 10:45 AM