Nurses Are Leaving the Profession, and Replacing Them Won’t Be Easy

Nurses are physically and emotionally exhausted after working in what has been described as a "war zone" for the better part of the past year and a half

Your Wellness

I Thought Weight-Loss Surgery Would End My Struggle With Obesity. Then I Found Out Maintaining a Healthy Body and Mind Is a Lifelong Commitment.

I had obesity my entire life until I had gastric bypass surgery. When I began gaining weight again, medication and a strong mental game helped me stay on track.

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Losing Weight Helped Heal Not Just My Body, But My Mind and Spirit, Too

A combination of surgery, exercise and medication gave me a brand new lifestyle. I've never looked back.

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Weight Stigma Is a Burden Around the World – and Has Negative Consequences Everywhere

Weight stigma occurs in many developed countries, not just the U.S. and often has devastating consequences

Your Health

Hospitals Are Allowing Medical Students to Perform Pelvic Exams on Unconscious Women — Without Their Consent

It's 2021, and women are still being treated like property in this outrageous practice

Your Care

What You Need to Know About Obesity

If you or a loved one has obesity, here are some facts to help you understand this common disease

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Environmental and Societal Factors, Not Just Diet and Exercise, Contribute to Obesity

Healthcare providers need to look at more than what's on the plate to understand obesity

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The Hidden Causes of Obesity

Experiencing mental health challenges and chronic stress can lead to significant weight gain. Stopping the cycle of obesity might start with a therapist.

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Eliminating the Obesity Bias in Health Care

Caring properly for people with obesity starts with not judging them

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To Free Doctors From Computers, Far-Flung Scribes Are Now Taking Notes For Them

Your next medical visit could include a scribe listening or watching remotely; what that means for your health and your privacy

Expert Perspectives

Important Questions to Ask Your Health Care Professional About High Cholesterol

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, so it's important to discuss risk factors and high cholesterol with your health care provider.

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There’s a Better Way to Treat Chronic Pain

Pain is impacted by psychological and social factors; it's time to treat it that way.

Chronic Care Issues

Healthcare Access for Transgender Women

Health care is complicated for everyone, but trans women face extra hurdles

Your Care

Rapid Changes to Health System Spurred by COVID Might Be Here to Stay

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced sudden major changes to the nation’s health care system that are unlikely to be reversed.

Your Health

Exclusive: Nearly 600 — And Counting — U.S. Health Workers Have Died of COVID-19

The tally includes doctors, nurses and paramedics, as well as crucial health care support staff such as hospital janitors, administrators and nursing home workers, who have put their own lives at risk during the pandemic to help care for others.

Your Health