New White Paper Seeks to Improve Maternal Immunization Rates

HealthyWoman among numerous prominent organizations addressing maternal immunization rates

Policy

Here’s Why the CDC Recommends Wearing Masks Indoors Even if You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

The new guidelines target areas with high infection rates — 63% of U.S. counties on the day the guidelines were announced

Your Health

COVID-19 Could Cause Male Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction – but Vaccines Do Not

New research has found that some men who have had COVID-19 might experience unwanted sexual side effects

Your Health

Should Fully Immunized People Wear Masks Indoors? An Infectious Disease Physician Weighs In

Whether or not the fully vaccinated need to wear masks inside largely depends on where they live and hospitalization rates

Your Health

Delta Variant Makes It Even More Important to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine, Even if You’ve Already Had the Coronavirus

Research shows people who were previously infected with coronavirus might be susceptible to the new strains, while people who were vaccinated were more likely to be protected

Your Health

Benjamin Franklin’s Fight Against a Deadly Virus: Colonial America Was Divided Over Smallpox Inoculation, but He Championed Science to Skeptics

The varying responses to a deadly smallpox outbreak 300 years ago provide an eerily prescient object lesson for today's world, similarly devastated by a virus and divided over vaccination

Prevention & Screenings

Black and Hispanic Americans Suffer Most in Biggest US Decline in Life Expectancy Since WWII

In addition to killing 600,000 Americans, Covid-19 is undermining the health of people who were never infected with the virus, but whose lives were devastated by the loss of jobs, homes and opportunities for the future

Your Care

Being Vaccinated Doesn’t Mean You Must Go Maskless. Here’s Why.

Even if you are vaccinated, you don't need to change your behavior one iota if doing so makes you uncomfortable

Your Health

15 Minutes With Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

A champion for women's health, Debbie Dingell opens up about her recent emergency surgery and her thoughts about health care in the United States

Expert Perspectives

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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I’m Fully Vaccinated – Should I Keep Wearing a Mask for My Unvaccinated Child?

A moral philosopher and bioethicist offers some tools to aid in making this important decision

Your Health

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