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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I’m a Pediatrician Who Cares for Transgender Kids – Here’s What You Need to Know About Social Support, Puberty Blockers and Other Medical Options That Improve Lives of Transgender Youth

A gender-affirmative approach and evidence-based medicine allows young transgender people to live in the world as their authentic selves

Your Health

Important Questions to Ask About Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey shares what to ask your healthcare provider if you think you're developing dementia or notice signs in a loved one

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Alzheimer’s Disease Is Devastating. It May Help To Remember That You’re Not Alone.

Our new Alzheimer's education program can help people understand and cope with this disease

CEO Blog

Experts Discuss the Future of Women’s Health After a Historic Election

HealthyWomen's "Presidency, Congress and the Supreme Court" looks at the role each branch may play in the year to come

Expert Perspectives

Virus Evolution Could Undermine a Covid-19 Vaccine – but This Can Be Stopped

Could a vaccine that is safe and effective in initial trials go on to fail because the virus evolves its way out of trouble?

Science and Technology

No, Soaring Covid-19 Cases Are Not Due to More Testing – They Show a Surging Pandemic

High and rising test-positivity rates provide more evidence that COVID-19 is spreading uncontrollably around the country, overwhelming ICUs

Science and Technology