Should food and lifestyle changes be the first line of therapy prescribed by physicians? In the latest episode of The Fifty One, we examine food insecurity and the chronically ill.
Their definition of what constitutes as sex and rape may not be the same as Catholic Brett Kavanaugh’s, but this judge is seizing a loophole and plans to ride it all the way to the bench.
Food deserts are no accident. They’re deliberately discriminatory, created through systems of economic and racial injustice.
As abortion access dwindles, medically necessary miscarriage treatment becomes the next anti-choice target.
Women are buying more makeup than ever. Could the craze be killing us?
The writer has been gripped by a lifelong terror of her own mortality—but her son may finally have shown her that's no way to live.
It’s not surprising that women who take on too much often refuse others’ offers to ease their burden—but their reasons why might be.
A longtime smoker reflects on the cultural history, appeal, and vilification of the cigarette—and why so many of us still light up, whether publicly or in secret, despite knowing its risks.
The number of women dying from metastatic breast cancer hasn’t changed since the 1970s. Thankfully, there’s a network of committed activists determined to change that.
The president wants to cut $5.8 billion from the budget of the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world. Brace yourselves: We're all about to get a lot sicker.