Domestic Violence Isn’t About Just Physical Violence – and State Laws Are Beginning to Recognize That

Intimate partner abuse isn't about just physical violence. It's about domination and control.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Treating Covid-19 Patients in the ICU Nearly Broke Me, But Now I’m Stronger for It

There were days I was so sad and afraid that I wanted to give up on nursing. Now I know I'll never quit.

Real Women, Real Stories

Popping Toys, the Latest Fidget Craze, Might Reduce Stress for Adults and Children Alike

If you've ever clicked a ballpoint pen again and again, you've used a fidget item

Self-Care & Mental Health

What Causes Miscarriages? An Expert Explains Why Women Shouldn’t Blame Themselves

About 15% to 25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies result in pregnancy loss. Feelings of guilt often compound the grief that follows.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Family Meals Are Good for the Grown-Ups, Too, Not Just the Kids

Eating alone is associated with an increased likelihood of skipping meals, lower intakes of nutrients, reduced energy and poorer nutritional health

Self-Care & Mental Health

Self-Care Is Important at Every Age

Practicing self-care can boost your physical and mental health

Self-Care & Mental 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

Can a Blood Test Diagnose Depression?

An Indiana University researcher has identified biomarkers that provide clues about a patient's mental health. It could lead to a breakthrough in diagnosis and treatment.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Domestic Violence Calls for Help Increased During the Pandemic – but the Answers Haven’t Gotten Any Easier

Doctors call the surge in intimate partner violence "a pandemic within a pandemic"

Your Health

At What Age Are People Usually Happiest? New Research Offers Surprising Clues

In an ongoing study, most of those interviewed seemed to recognize that they were happier in their 30s than they were in their 20s — but there are caveats

Science and Technology

Here’s How to Help Your Kids Break out of Their Pandemic Bubble and Transition Back to Being With Others

Whether just comfortable at home or nervous about leaving, kids may need extra support to get back out there.

Family & Caregiving

US Has a Long History of Violence Against Asian Women

Harmful stereotypes of Asian women in American popular culture date back to at least the 19th century

Self-Care & Mental Health

Boxing Is Helping Me Rage Out My Grief After Losing My Pregnancy and My Father

When tragedy struck, my go-to exercises like yoga and Pilates fell short. Boxing was the unexpected perfect fit.

Real Women, Real Stories

As Death Approaches, Our Dreams Offer Comfort, Reconciliation

One doctor's research finds that over 80% of his patients had end-of-life experiences that seemed to entail more than just strange dreams. And they always increased in frequency near death.

Family & Caregiving