Whose rights are at stake when the Affordable Care Act says employer-supplied insurance policies must include contraception, including for women who face serious illness if they become pregnant?
This is insane. Watermelon-flavored Oreos is insane. Ryan Seacrest has 13 million Twitter followers is insane. But absolutely nothing compares to the socially accepted fact that men are making laws about women's bodies. That's crazy town.
World Environment Day is in June, so it seemed fitting to post this article in June. Then, I got to thinking, every day should be a day where we are working to make sustainable changes for our environment.
You know those seasons in life that you look back on and think, "Whew, those were some amazing times!"? Well, that's how we're going to look back on what's happening right now.
America has a history of promoting comprehensive reproductive healthcare around the world, so why are American women still fighting for birth control?
It seems clear it's time to choose responsible governance over petty politics and expand Medicaid in Pennsylvania.
Women today could drink their own mothers under the table, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry. Though the study took place in Australia, the researchers believe it signals a much larger trend in the developed world.
I used to want to be skinny. But then I found myself surrounded by people who valued performance over looks, who saw girls with curves and muscles as admirable and beautiful rather than bulky and manly, and my outlook began to change. And that has made me a much happier and healthier person.
Why do women get breast implants? It's the number one cosmetic surgery in the U.S., even though it carries with it the burden of judgment and dismissal. So what's driving these women? Are they young and insecure? Superficial? Desperate?
Sometimes it's good to stop everything else in the world for a few days, a week, or a month, and start embracing your inner child. Let your mind run free. Engage in this on a regular basis.
Are you blessed with willpower, or do you wish you had as much willpower as (insert any name). Do you wonder why willpower is illusive to you? Wake ...
Lost amidst the flurry of changes is a pervasive health care policy issue that significantly affects all of our health outcomes as well as our health care dollar: gender inequity in medical research.
In November of last year, I wrote about the need to make lung cancer a year-round conversation -- one that goes well beyond lung cancer awareness mont...
Apparently my resulting facial expression doesn't fully expose how I really feel about these advances, so let me lay it out with words, boys: You're not being cute. You're not being funny or clever. In fact you're mildly nauseating.
People value, respect and choose us when we value, respect and choose ourselves. It has taken me years to discover this.
It seems that bias toward males still exists in American research labs. When scientists investigate new drugs to cure diseases, they test them on male rats and men and extrapolate their results to women. Women are prescribed new medications that don't work, make them sick, or kill them because the pills weren't tested on women.