The Case for an 8-Hour Work Week

Robots may be coming your job, but a new study finds we don’t need to work that much anyway.

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.

Anti-vaxxers Stole 'My Body, My Choice' from the Abortion Movement

The problem is, deciding whether or not to vaccinate isn’t a personal choice—it’s a matter of public health.

The Most Overhyped Wellness Promises, Debunked

Here's some healthy skepticism about Keto, colonics, charcoal, and more.

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My friendships with other women were hard-earned, closely guarded one-on-ones, until I accidentally started a thriving Instagram community.

The Case for an 8-Hour Work Week

Robots may be coming your job, but a new study finds we don’t need to work that much anyway.

The Pursuit of High Self-Esteem Is Making Us Miserable

“We think of boosts to self-esteem as analogous to sugar: tasty but not nutritious.”

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.

People Are Already Dying From Being Denied Abortions

A new study is a reminder of the serious consequences of restricting abortion access.

How Dangerous Are Dry Cleaning Chemicals?

The alternatives to the most notorious dry cleaning solvent are fairly diverse—but many of them don’t seem any safer.

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Can You Get Measles if You Were Vaccinated?

A guide to the measles outbreak for people who think they were vaccinated—or aren't really sure.

Trump's 'Record Economy' Is Making Americans Miserable

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Is the GOP Healthcare Plan Actually an April Fools' Prank?

It's the only way to explain what Republicans have been doing and saying on healthcare.

Reproductive Rights

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Anti-vaxxers Stole 'My Body, My Choice' from the Abortion Movement

The problem is, deciding whether or not to vaccinate isn’t a personal choice—it’s a matter of public health.

People Are Already Dying From Being Denied Abortions

A new study is a reminder of the serious consequences of restricting abortion access.

Joe Biden Wagged His Finger At Me When I Asked Him About Abortion

The story behind the viral Twitter photo.

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