The Pandemic Has Made It Even Harder for One in Three Americans to Obtain Healthy, Affordable Food

Households with low food security have trouble affording enough food and eating balanced diets

Your Health

An Infectious Disease Expert Explains New Federal Rules on ‘Mix-and-Match’ Vaccine Booster Shots

Understanding how the immune system works can help bring clarity to the reasons some people could benefit from the authorized shots

Your Health

‘Down to My Last Diaper’: The Anxiety of Parenting in Poverty

One in every three American families cannot afford enough diapers to keep their infants and toddlers clean, dry and healthy. For many parents, that leads to wrenching choices: diapers, food or rent?

Family & Caregiving

Children With Disabilities Face Special Back-to-School Challenges

Roughly 7 million U.S. children and young adults with special needs face learning challenges due to the pandemic

Family & Caregiving

It Wasn’t Muscle Damage: It Was Four Fractures and Osteoporosis

How an ER doctor's misdiagnosis led me to take charge of my condition through diet and exercise

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For Women, Osteoporosis Leaves Physical and Emotional Scars

This silent disease can take an emotional toll on women because of physical, lifestyle and dependency changes

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How Women of All Ages Can Prevent Osteoporosis

Tips for keeping your bones healthy and strong

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HealthyWomen Is a Proud Convener on the COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project (CVEEP)

CVEEP is a group of 200+ organizations focused on convening a dialogue with a broad range of stakeholders on the importance of the clinical trials process, regulatory review and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.

Policy

Yes, We Should Be Keeping the Healthier Hand-Washing Habits We Developed at the Start of the Pandemic

Lather up! Washing your hands is an easy and effective way to reduce the spread of illness.

Your Health

How Many Lives Have Coronavirus Vaccines Saved? We Used State Data on Deaths and Vaccination Rates to Find Out

Clinical trials demonstrate how effective vaccines are individually, but the real world shows how effective they are at a population level.

Your Health

4 Reasons Americans Are Still Seeing Empty Shelves and Long Waits – With Christmas Just Around the Corner

Nearly two years since the pandemic began, supply chains are still stressed to the limit

Your Health

Flu Season Paired With Covid-19 Presents the Threat of a ‘Twindemic,’ Making the Need for Vaccination All the More Urgent

Last year's tamped-down influenza season could lead to a surge in flu cases this coming season

Your Health

Covid Is Killing Rural Americans at Twice the Rate of Urbanites

Covid has also killed Native American, Black and Hispanic people at disproportionately high rates

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