Health

sexual health

1 in 16 Women Report Their First 'Sexual' Experiences Were Rape or Assault

Extrapolated to the whole U.S. population, this would mean 3.3 million women have experienced "forced sexual initiation."
Jesse Hicks
2 days ago
abortion

California Is Set to Require Public Universities Offer On-Campus Abortions

A bill heads to California Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk, and he's pledged to sign it.
Carter Sherman
4 days ago
Health

The Texas Lawmaker Who Tweeted a Death Threat at Beto Is 'Pro Life'

State representative Briscoe Cain was honored as a "pro-life hero" by Texas's largest anti-abortion group.
Susan Rinkunas
5 days ago
Drugs

It’s Official: VICE's Reporting Makes Readers Take Drugs More Safely

A study found that a VICE headline about fake MDMA encouraged people to test their drugs.
Max Daly
5 days ago
Health

Anti-Choicers Are Suggesting People Continue Pregnancies That Could Kill Them

Misinformation about life-threatening ectopic pregnancies is part of a campaign to argue that abortion is never medically necessary.
Kimberly Lawson
9.13.19
Health

Florida Thinks a Solution to the Opioid Crisis Is... Massages

New rules in the state require providers to suggest some wildly unhelpful alternatives to prescription painkillers.
Hannah Smothers
9.12.19
Health

Apple Is Pushing a 'Birth Control' App That Has Led to Unwanted Pregnancies

The Natural Cycles app, which is features in Apple's own "Health" app, relies on a birth control practice that's far less effective than other common methods.
Hannah Smothers
9.12.19
Health

These Old People Love Doing Parkour! (And Nobody Broke a Hip)

This IS your grandfather's Parkour.
Oliver Noble
Kathleen Caulderwood
Michael Shade
9.12.19
Drugs Addiction

Vape-Related Deaths Are Scaring People Back Into Smoking Cigs

"I realized that if I'm going to die from nicotine, I'd rather have it be at age 60 from cancer than 24 from my lungs exploding or whatever."
Alex Norcia
9.10.19
abortion

Federal Judge Rips ‘Abortion Reversal’ as ‘Devoid of Scientific Support’

A North Dakota bill that would require abortion providers to tell patients their procedure can be “reversed.”
Carter Sherman
9.10.19
healthcare

The Number Of Americans Without Health Insurance Rose for the First Time Since Obamacare

Uninsured rates had been declining since Obama's landmark health law was enacted in 2010.
Emma Ockerman
9.10.19
abortion

A Guy Sued an Alabama Clinic Over His Girlfriend’s Alleged Abortion. A Judge Just Threw the Case Out.

Alabama's "fetal personhood" law makes lawsuits like this possible.
Carter Sherman
9.3.19
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