According to Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, letting consumers make choices in the market will bring down health care costs. YES! Senior Editor Madeline Ostrander shows why that’s not the cure we’re after.
Many doctors and nurses refuse to respect the knowledge of parents about their kids’ health. Shannon Hayes explains why they might be missing a lot.
Does your doctor understand what you need? These simple tools are helping practitioners slow down and communicate better with patients.
From play space for kids to AIDS activism: the fight against disease goes grassroots.
When Sharat noticed that Americans without access to affordable, healthy food didn't eat as well as his family, he decided to do his part to change that.
If breastfeeding is healthier for babies, why are hospitals pushing corporate infant formula? How a growing number of states and cities are banning marketing in the maternity ward.
In “Sins Invalid,” performance artists shatter stereotypes around sex and disabilities to reclaim the body's redemptive power.
What I really want to tell my daughters about autonomy and sex, in the midst of a war on women.
Laughter, the arts, touch, sleep. What you can do in your everyday life to get healthier.
How can we break the silence about what happens when we’re dying?
Cancer survivor Heidi Hutner worried about how to raise a baby girl in an increasingly toxic world. Why she, and others, are convening the Women’s Congress for Future Generations to make the earth safe again for our children.
What happens when the Motor City transforms itself into the capital of grow-your-own food?
National polls show that most of the public supports birth control and abortion rights. So what’s with the trend of trying to limit them?
How to fight diabetes with better policy—and cut your own diabetes risk by 93 percent.
Sarah van Gelder appears on FreeSpeech TV to explain the consequences of Republican health care plan.