Work & Money

Healthcare Costs & The Price of Low Financial Health Literacy

The High Price of Low Financial Health Literacy

It’s important to be able to navigate your healthcare finances

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The Truth About Working While Struggling with Perimenopause

After years of ignoring my symptoms, I finally began to acknowledge the changes my body was going through

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How the Tampon Shortage Is Exacerbating Period Poverty in the US

Tampons are the latest product to be in scarce supply at U.S. stores

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Staring at an Image of Yourself on Zoom Has Serious Consequences for Mental Health – Especially for Women

While experiences with self-objectification lead both women and men to focus on their appearance, women tend to face many more negative consequences

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Even After Lockdowns Eased, Pandemic Depression Persisted Across Social Classes – New Study

The pandemic’s sustained impact on the nation’s mental health is unprecedented

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The US Doesn’t Have Enough Faculty to Train the Next Generation of Nurses

The U.S. will need about 2 million new registered nurses by 2030 but some nursing programs are turning away students because of a shortage of faculty and clinical sites

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What Is Imposter Syndrome?

It’s not just you — Serena Williams and Tina Fey have had it, too

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Grocery Workers Suffer the Mental Health Effects of Customer Hostility and Lack of Safety in Their Workplace

Shoppers have become increasingly rude, to the point that interactions with customers are now often contentious and occasionally violent

Healthy for the Holidays: Live Events

Healthy for the Holidays: Live Events

From mental health to financial well-being, join experts from the HealthyWomen community for these informative live events

User Data Privacy

Is Your Health Insurance Provider Tracking You Online?

Health insurers aren't allowed to use your data against you, but that doesn't mean they aren't mining it

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Companies Are Pushing Sweetened Drinks to Children Through Advertising and Misleading Labels – and Families Are Buying

Communities of color and lower-income communities drink relatively more sugary drinks than other groups, which contributes to the disparities in diet-related disease

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