“Special needs” indicates that the needs of the disabled are extra, and that can be a matter of life or death.
A startling pattern of trauma and pregnancy denial incites young women to do the unthinkable. Are we criminalizing women with a rare dissociative disorder?
Lung cancer kills more women than any other—and is being diagnosed in younger women at increasing rates. So where are the ribbons and races for the cure?
The American Academy of Pediatrics is now requiring doctors to reveal the dangers of hitting their kids. But how will a largely white profession break through Black families’...
Inspiring stories of anorexia or bulimia “recovery” make headlines, but for those struggling with the lifelong disease, the message may cause more harm than good.
Exposure to the chemical chlorpyrifos, which is in flea bombs, may have caused birth defects in the writer’s children. Now she’s fighting to uncover the truth to protect other...
Activists are getting exhausted by the endless stream of attacks from the Trump administration. Those on the front lines have to protect themselves to keep up the fight.
What will happen for our aging population and women's health care when we face a shortage of primary care physicians?
Reproductive technology allows prospective parents to choose the sex of their baby before getting pregnant. But do the dangers outweigh the benefits?
Whether pushing for electric cars, energy-efficient light bulbs, or solar panels, green tech policies often ignore low-income communities, putting them at even greater risk.
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