The road ahead will not be easy, but neither was the path we traveled together over the past decade. For the first time in history, an AIDS-free generation is within our sights - in Rwanda and across Africa. I know that we can get there. But it will take all of us, pulling together to make it happen.
We have gone from DEpendence to INdependence, she observed, but we have one more step: INTERdependence.
Lately, every time I have a conversation with someone the topic of boundaries comes up. Most of the time it is because people feel they don't know ho...
Across the board, women who report consistent poor sleep had increased signs of aging; low self-perceived attractiveness. Other studies show that others perceive people who are sleep deprived as less healthy and less attractive.
At the end of the day, the thing we're all searching for is to feel good. To feel empowered. For some, that feeling is bolstered by having muscles to flex. For others, that might mean just walking with her head high, knowing that she's taking care of herself in a way that feels good for her.
Women are catching up to men and, for once, it's not good news. Every day, 18 women die of a prescription drug overdose in the U.S. That's five times more than 10 years ago.
I stood at my kitchen table as everyone surrounded me, singing, "Happy Birthday." I blew out the candles and made a wish -- a wish I don't remember -- just like I do every year. The next day I found out a close friend of mine, another 22-year-old, passed away.
Let this be a wake-up call to those who thought the stem cell conversation was handled, to those who thought equality was in the bag and to those who thought California was progressive.
College comes with big life changes that you need to be prepared for, but it's important to pay respect to your vagina as well.
I don't care if my hair grows back in 50 shades of gray. I might throw a cap on if my head gets cold, but no precarious headgear for me. Life is too short to worry about your hair blowing away in the wind.
Given the toll treatment can take, every woman should be able to make her own decisions about her health care based on her values and priorities -- and to do so women need access to independent evidence-based data to inform their decisions.
The idea that Austin is the democratic oasis in a red dessert fortifies the status quo and allows Republicans to continue winning state office by default.
I wasn't considering abortion. I wasn't considering adoption, or parenting, or childcare. I wasn't even pregnant, and I definitely wasn't scared -- at least not at first.
Reproductive health's now center-stage in political debates and legislation. Men really can, should, and do play an important role in all of this.
As a young girl growing up in Uganda, Esther Madudu knew she would dedicate her life to bringing babies into the world. Little did she realize, how...
The humid environment that often accompanies the season can leave women with an increased risk of developing a vaginal yeast infection. Let's face it. No lady wants her fun summer plans interrupted by something that's so... not fun.