Without Ginsburg, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg puts Obamacare, abortion rights and brith control at risk.

Your Care

This Coronavirus Is Unlike Anything in Our Lifetime, and We Have to Stop Comparing It to the Flu

Longtime health reporter Charles Ornstein says that comparing the novel coronavirus to the flu is dangerously inaccurate. Not one public health expert he trusts has called that comparison valid. Here's why.

Your Health

But What About My Parents? Caring for Older Family Members During Coronavirus

We may be relatively young and healthy ourselves, but we all have aging or elderly loved ones, who face the highest coronavirus risk. Here’s what doctors say we can do to protect them.

Your Health

How to Protect Yourself Against Medical Errors

Medical professionals are human, and medical errors occur. But there are many steps you can take to protect yourself against medical errors.

Menopause & Aging Well

You Might Be Buying a Hand Sanitizer That Won't Work for Coronavirus

Sanitizers that don’t contain the CDC’s recommended minimum of 60% alcohol are flying off store shelves and listed by sellers on Amazon for outrageous prices. Here is what you need to know.

Your Health

Coronavirus Came to My Hometown, and I Wanted to Know How to Stay Safe

When COVID-19 was diagnosed in writer Jaimie Seaton’s small New England town, she asked experts how she and other mothers can protect themselves.

Your Health

Why Hand-Washing Really Is as Important as Doctors Say

A microbiologist explains why this simple, low-tech step may be your best protection.

Your Health

14 Important Things to Know About Coronavirus

The coronavirus has reached the U.S. and is spreading, with no vaccine or cure yet, which makes it worrisome. Knowing the facts can help you be prepared and not panic.

Your Health

5 Top Resolutions That Pay Off Big-Time

Four of 10 Americans make resolutions each new year. The biggest payoff comes from ones that lead to better health. Here are five fabulous health resolutions.

Menopause & Aging Well

Our Health Is a Resource, Not a Goal

Our robust health is here to serve us, not the other way around.

Your Wellness

Could Exercise in Pregnancy Boost Baby's Health?

Regular aerobic exercise during pregnancy may improve baby's motor skills and may even lead to more active kids later on, a new study suggests.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

6 Scary Side Effects of Sitting

The average person sits 12 hours a day—and that's not healthy. Find out why too much sitting is bad for your health.

Menopause & Aging Well