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Race and Health

Black Woman Wasn't Allowed to Fly Without Covering Her "Serena Booty." American Airlines Just Apologized.

“I've seen white women with much shorter shorts board a plane without a blink of an eye."
Kelly Vinett
7.12.19
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I Paid to Have My Breasts Massaged, and I Loved It

Yes, it’s legal, and you might want to try it.
Sarah Hosseini
6.29.19
Health

People Are Already Dying From Being Denied Abortions

A new study is a reminder of the serious consequences of restricting abortion access.
Kimberly Lawson
6.17.19
Health

The Complex Ethics of Saving a Dead Person's Sperm

People are retrieving (and using) sperm from loved ones who've died. Is that OK?
Emma Grillo
6.1.19
Drugs

Heroin Overdose Parties Are a Dehumanising Myth

“Narcan parties” are just another part of the narrative that vilifies people who use the drugs our nation has chosen to criminalize.
Elizabeth Brico
5.16.19
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What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability

The people entrusted to care for me need to understand and respect my boundaries.
Spencer Williams
5.13.19
body

Photo Retouching Is the Digital Skincare That Equalizes Us All

Everyone’s face looks the same at 500 percent magnification: curvy and abstract, like a big fun skate park.
Tony Tulathimutte
5.8.19
healthcare

The Outrageous Reasons These Women Couldn’t Get Their Tubes Tied

People are being denied tubal ligations because they're too young, childless, only have one child, aren't married—or for any other reason their doctor chooses.
Darlena Cunha
5.8.19
body

The Rise of the Minimalist Skincare Routine

Fatigued by multi-step regimens and lackluster results, some people are dramatically scaling back how many skincare products they use.
Marie Solis
5.7.19
exercise

This Is Why Your Muscles Look Bigger Right After You Work Out

What exactly is "the pump" and does it mean your muscles are growing?
Christian Finn
5.3.19
body

Multivitamins Are a Waste of Money for Most People

Plenty of research suggests that taking vitamin supplements isn’t helpful unless you’re working with your doctor to address a specific deficiency.
Kat Eschner
5.3.19
LGBTQ

How Microdosing Testosterone Changed My Life

I knew I was non-binary, but I was afraid to tell my doctor I didn't want to fully transition from female to male. I thought finding an in-between wasn't allowed.
Alyza Enriquez
4.29.19
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