Why the FDA Is Warning Pregnant Women Not to Use Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

Here's what you need to know about the new warning against nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs after 20 weeks of pregnancy

Pregnancy & Postpartum

You Can't Put a Band-Aid Over a Bullet Hole: How I Healed From Sexual Trauma and Substance Abuse

I realized I had to deal with the painful secrets and trauma underlying my addiction in order to find a pathway to recovery.

Real Women, Real Stories

Lessons From How the Polio Vaccine Went From the Lab to the Public That Americans Can Learn From Today

The most significant biomedical advance of the past century had a rocky start, but ultimately the polio vaccine led to the disease being eradicated.

Science and Technology

What’s in Your Medicine May Surprise You – a Call for Greater Transparency About Inactive Ingredients

The ingredients listed on the bottle only tell half the story. Here's what you need to know.

Medication Safety

Drinking Surged During The Pandemic. Do You Know The Signs Of Addiction?

Those with obsessive-compulsive disorder and other serious anxieties face uniquely difficult mental health battles, including trying to distinguish concerns brought on by their conditions from general fears shared by the public about COVID-19.

Your Health

Older Americans Are Risking Coronavirus Exposure to Get Their Medications

Are you worried about an elderly parent who needs medications? Here are some tips and information.

Your Health

Drinking During Rough Times

If you are drinking more to cope with the stress, anxiety or boredom of the coronavirus pandemic, it's important to know how alcohol can affect your health.

Your Health

Biosimilars & Women's Health: Q&A

Biosimilars are powerful, life-changing medicines. Many chronic, debilitating autoimmune diseases that affect women in greater numbers than men, such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, can now be treated with biosimilars, as can breast cancer.

Your Care

Vaping is Bad for Everyone, and It's Especially Unhealthy for Children

Vaping and e-cigarettes have become an epidemic. This is a serious public health and women’s health problem because many adolescents and young people have started vaping recently, and vaping is now associated with deaths and of severe lung injuries.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Women and Opioids: The Unseen Impact

A national joint education campaign launched by HealthyWomen & Healthline to promote visibility and awareness of opioid use disorder, especially its impact on women and their families and communities.

Programs