How safe are the vaccines? How effective? Were they tested in people like me? Was the approval process influenced by political pressure? Here’s what we know.
The human right to wear one’s hair in its natural state is not protected for Black women and girls, a harmful reality rooted in historically racist practices of controlling Black women’s bodies.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won a historic victory. Donald Trump’s refusal to concede puts us in dangerous and unchartered territory. Now big questions remain about the peaceful transition of power, control of the U.S. Senate, and the ability of the next administration to meet the challenges of the moment.
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You've read about the novel coronavirus in the news, but what is it, and what can you do to stay healthy and safe?
The census produces health data and informs surveys that are important to the health sector, such as detailed population demographics, social determinants of health, and the number of hospitals. The data collected from the census also help determine federal funding...
Skin lightening — also called skin whitening or skin bleaching — is the practice of using cosmetics to either reduce the appearance of age spots and/or discoloration or to change one’s natural complexion. Skin lightening cosmetics include bleaching creams, soaps,...
Should we be thrilled that conservatives are embracing over-the-counter access for birth control? When something seems too good to be true, it usually is.
The Reproductive Justice Movement: A Model for a More Inclusive Movement to Improve End-of-Life OptionsBy: Ninia Baehr ,End of Life, End of Life Care, Older Women Deep Dive Articles
Applying lessons from the RJ movement to the right-to-die movement might mean understanding that “choice” at the end of life includes not only the choice to hasten death but also the choice to live and die according to one’s values...
Today, higher-tech methods have eclipsed diaphragms, but the method is being rediscovered by people who are dissatisfied by hormonal options or non-hormonal IUDs. Updated: Feb 10, 2020
Two cases offer a warning about how far health care opponents will go to warp the federal judiciary to their ends — and what we must do to fight them.
Dangerously Flawed Study Creates False Sense of Complacency: Why Women Should Still Avoid Talc-Based PowderBy: M. Isabelle Chaudry and Sarah Christopherson ,Asbestos, Ovarian Cancer, Personal Care Products, Talc Deep Dive Articles
A deeper dive into a new study released by the the Journal of the American Medical Association down playing the link between genital powder use and ovarian cancer reveals how dangerously misleading its conclusions really are.