Women Now Drink as Much as Men — and Are Prone to Sickness Sooner

This trend parallels the rise in mental health concerns among young women

Your Health

An Anti-Vaccine Film Targeted to Black Americans Spreads False Information

A new movie produced by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s anti-vaccine group tries to capitalize on the covid-19 pandemic, the racial justice movement and renewed interest in the history of medical racism

Prevention & Screenings

Covid Was a Tipping Point for Telehealth. If Some Have Their Way, Virtual Visits Are Here to Stay.

There's an emerging consensus that many services that once required an office visit can be provided easily and safely through a video chat, a phone call or even an email

Access & Affordability

In a World of Pain

For the first time, award-winning actor Marin Hinkle discusses the chronic pain she's lived with for five years.

Your Health

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

Trying to Avoid Racist Health Care, Black Women Seek out Black Obstetricians

In addition to shared culture and values, a Black physician can offer Black patients a sense of safety, validation and trust

Pregnancy & Postpartum

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

Trans Kids in the US Were Seeking Treatment Decades Before Today’s Political Battles Over Access to Health Care

These kids faced tremendous obstacles in a world where the word "transgender" didn't even exist

Your Health

No-Cancel Culture: How Telehealth Is Making It Easier to Keep That Therapy Session

Providers and patients say teletherapy has largely been an effective lifeline for people struggling with anxiety, depression and other psychological issues during the pandemic

Self-Care & Mental Health

My Parents Dismissed My Anxiety. Now I’m Helping My Daughter Work Through Hers.

By giving my child the tools she needs to thrive, the hurt child in me is finally healing

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