The FDA’s latest move represents a seismic shift for gay and bisexual men as well as for the critically low U.S. blood supply.
“Helping fellow Native people became the most powerful medicine the service league dispensed for healing a generation of wounded spirits.”
Amid the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of people who have health insurance actually rose, and has now hit record highs.
And not just for transgender people.
Access to electrical power during outages is an equity issue for low-income California residents, especially those with children who rely on medical devices.
Faced with a national shortage of nurses, children with disabilities or chronic illnesses in California are unable to access the home nurses to which they’re entitled by the state. Advocates say the problem is fixable.
Harm reduction was adopted by public institutions to help stem the spread of HIV/AIDS in the 1980s. But it originated in self-advocacy by drug users, sex workers, and trans activists.
A law supposed to protect patients from hidden charges on medical bills is still riddled with loopholes. Only universal health care will fix it.
As the U.S. gets hit with multiple illnesses, public health messaging is critical. Here’s how to ensure it reaches the communities most impacted.
As trusted community figures, doulas are increasingly helping their clients stay safe during heat waves, hurricanes, and wildfires, all of which put pregnant people at higher risk.
Post-9/11 Islamophobia has triggered a mental health crisis among Muslims. Now, the shift toward seeking mental health care is happening at Islamic centers and mosques.
Evette Dionne’s new and highly personal book pushes back against cultural and medical fat shaming.
People misuse morality to demonize one another’s choices and actions, letting policymakers and corporations off the hook.
“I can finally manage my PCOS in a healthy and sustainable way thanks to an unlikely ally: TikTok.”
An increasing amount of research shows that good health practices and outcomes can spread throughout a community, even outweighing the influence of immediate family members.
Our profit-driven health care system pushes workers to the breaking point. What would it look like to take back our power?
More than 40 million people provide unpaid care for adults. My mother was one of them.
The recent scarcity of menstrual products is exacerbating period poverty in the U.S.
The shortage highlights an ongoing, systemic failure to ensure vulnerable children have secure access to medically necessary, life-supporting products and equipment.
You can say that my parents came to America for a better life, and they got one. But American imperialism shaped their paths.
States Advance Anti-Transgender Agendas—Part of a Longtime Strategy by Conservatives to Rally Their Base
Some 30 states initiated anti-trans legislation in 2021, and 7 more in 2022.
The basic human rights of proper health care and opportunities through work should be available to everyone.
A tech startup has developed a way to bridge the nutrition gap for families, at least in the short term.
Across the state, midwives and doulas are working to increase education and access to their services to more Black and Brown women.
The likely outcome of the Dobbs decision will have far-reaching effects on women’s health, both physiological and financial.
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