Menstrual Cups Are a Cheaper, More Sustainable Way for Women to Cope With Periods Than Tampons or Pads

Though they've been around for decades, menstrual cups are now gaining in popularity due to concerns about sustainability

Your Health

I Was a Gestational Carrier, and I’d Do It Again in a Heartbeat

Carrying a baby that's not your own sounds daunting, but it's the best gift you can give

Real Women, Real Stories

Heart Disease: What Women Don’t Know

Heart disease is the leading killer of women in the U.S. Read on to find out what else you need to know about this dangerous disease.

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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

Forceful Vaccine Messages Backfire With Holdouts – How Can It Be Done Better?

A communication scientist who has studied the effects of media and health campaigns for the past 30 years explains how a fevered pitch in vaccine messaging may make the holdouts even more resistant

Your Health

Who’s Covered by a Vaccine Mandate? Here’s a Quick Guide to America’s Patchwork of COVID-19 Shot Requirements

In recent months, many states, companies and schools have issued vaccine mandates in order to inoculate reluctant or resistant Americans

Prevention & Screenings

What Happens When Your Foot Falls Asleep?

Where do those pins and needles come from?

Your Body

It May Come as a Surprise, but Older Women Get HIV, Too

Thanks to modern treatments, HIV is no longer a death sentence — when you can get the care that's out there

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Esto podría sorprenderle, pero mujeres de mayor edad también pueden contraer el VIH

Gracias a los tratamientos modernos, el VIH ya no es una sentencia de muerte, si obtiene acceso a los tratamientos existentes

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What Young Kids Say Worked – and Didn’t Work – for Them During Virtual Learning

Some children liked being able to move from room to room, while others felt more confined to their desks at home

Family & Caregiving

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Preterm Birth

1 baby in 10 is born too soon in the U.S. each year. Is your baby at risk?

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