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Abortion Bans Are Tools of Misogyny and Oppression, Says Planned Parenthood President

"We just have to call it out for what it is."
Seamus Kirst
19 hours ago
Health

Being Black in America Is a Health Risk. It's Time for Reparations.

Cash would not only be a form of repayment, it would also undeniably improve people's health.
Jason Silverstein
6.19.19
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
6.14.19
food news

Girl's Abdominal Blockage Reportedly Caused by Hundreds of Undigested Boba Pearls

Oh cool, just the nightmare we needed today.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.11.19
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
5.31.19
Health

My Brother Raped Me and My Anti-Abortion State Senator Didn't Care

"I thought maybe I’d gotten through to him—maybe he would vote for an amendment adding exceptions for rape and incest to Ohio's abortion bill. He voted no."
Anonymous
5.23.19
policy

The EPA's Lies About Air Pollution Are Killing Americans

In its latest move to protect industry, the government has ensured that we'll see more deaths from asthma, heart problems and cognitive degeneration.
Ankita Rao
5.21.19
Health

How Letter Writing Became an Unexpected Mental Health Aid

More people have realised how taking pen to paper can force you to consider the nuances, logic and depth of your thoughts.
Kamila Rymajdo
5.17.19
mental health

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

"It doesn’t make you manipulative, in the same way that not having BPD doesn’t. Some people might be and some people might not be – like everyone."
Simon Doherty
5.16.19
Health

Abortion Is Still Legal in Alabama

What the extreme legislation means for abortion rights in the state—and for Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
5.15.19
Health

Opinion: 'The Biggest Loser' Pivoting to Wellness Is a Farce

The franchise's lasting, toxic effects can't be wiped out with a rebrand.
Susan Rinkunas
5.15.19
News

An 'Uncomfortable' Politician Helped Kill Free Tampons In a Canadian City

The city of Hamilton, which has its first upcoming Menstrual Hygiene Day, voted against a proposal looking at providing free menstrual products.
Sarah Krichel
5.14.19
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