Journalist and author Emma Goldberg explores the intensity, frustration, and anguish of the pandemic through the eyes of six rookie doctors in her new book, ‘Life on the Line: Young Doctors Come of Age in a Pandemic.’
After women were excluded from sleep studies for decades, science is starting to catch up—and changing valuable statistics with it.
When the writer sustained long-term injuries from a car accident, she discovered the degree to which those with invisible disabilities feel penalized—in large part due to medical gender bias.
For an El Paso nurse, leaving her family to treat patients in New York City, the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak, isn’t a choice at all. It’s her calling.
Health agencies gutted. Medical research canceled. Gun violence and pandemics dismissed. Is this how our nation is protecting us?
The cruel cocktail of sexism, pay inequity, and burnout has led to a critical shortage of women physicians. And it could be putting us all at risk.
It took centuries for medicine to recognize ectopic pregnancies. Now Ohio legislators want to force doctors to "reimplant" them in a woman's uterus—which is medically impossible.
Whether they're feeling dismissed by doctors, afraid of tests, or generally confused, women are seeking healthcare information online—and it's leading to an epidemic of misinformation, and a new kind of health crisis.
From literature to the legislature to even the medical exam room, men have demonstrated a pernicious, defiant ignorance about female anatomy—and it's destroying our lives.
LGBTQ people already face misdiagnosis, harassment, and refusal of treatment by the medical establishment. Trump’s Dept. of Health and Human Services is about to make it much worse.