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?
The surgical procedure, to correct pelvic organ prolapse, has left thousands of women in pain, injured, and even disabled. If only their doctors warned them.
The last thing a person giving birth should have to worry about is being violated or abused by a medical practitioner. And yet, it’s more common than you think.
The suicide rate among women has increased exponentially for the past 20 years. The burden of trying to do it all just may be the culprit.