Environmentally friendly menstrual products are touted as saving millions of tons of plastic each year. But for disabled people they're often painful, even impossible, to use. Is there a solution?
Women frustrated by conventional medicine’s failures are turning to alternative therapies, with varying results. But if regulated and supported by physicians, an integrated approach could cure our broken system.
Women are habitually mistreated, misdiagnosed, and not even included in medical research. As a booming “wellness” industry lures them with fast cures, many can’t resist the temptation.
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?
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.
Pharmacists with extremist religious views are refusing to fill prescriptions for safe, legal medication like Misoprostol, which helps ease complications from miscarriage—putting people’s lives at risk.
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 families.
In this exclusive excerpt from her new book, ‘Rage Becomes Her,’ author Soraya Chemaly looks at the way rage—expressed and suppressed—may affect women’s health.
What will happen for our aging population and women's health care when we face a shortage of primary care physicians?