The troubled legacy of feminine care products
Amid criticism of the Honey Pot Company and its feminine wash products, experts asked: Why do Black women use these products — which are widely considered unnecessary and can potentially be harmful — more?
How men can save relationships by learning to be vulnerable
Men can often have trouble expressing emotions. But vulnerability is critical for relationships.
How to stop gun violence? End poverty and racism.
To cut gun violence, end poverty and racism. It's easier than trying to ban 400 million guns.
Eating disorders rise at puberty, menopause. Is there a hormonal link?
Researchers are looking at how reproductive hormonal changes affect eating disorders.
Need a break? Take one with this digital rest stop.
These dreamy wallpapers, photos and videos are your antidote to doomscrolling.
How unconscious feelings about ourselves drive scapegoating
Experts describe scapegoating as a defense mechanism, an unconscious coping strategy that reflects feelings about ourselves that make us deeply uncomfortable.
Lost your physical confidence after a fall? Here’s how to get it back.
Falls can make people so anxious that they stop exercising and lose their physical fitness. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.
Why we’re still arguing about abortion and regret
Much of the public discourse about post-abortion feelings tends to overlook a key point: “The reactions to abortion are as complex and as varied as women are,” one expert said.
How Black female support groups are dealing with the end of Roe
Increasingly, groups have had to adapt to support their members through moments of national trauma that tend to unevenly affect Black women.
These elite runners say having a full-time job helps their performance
Some runners and coaches believe having balance in life allows for better performance.
E.U. proposes ban on flavored heated tobacco products as sales rise
The proposal, which does not address e-cigarettes that heat liquid rather than tobacco, is part of a wider plan to tackle cancer rates in the E.U.
Should my child get a coronavirus vaccine? Is it safe? Here’s what you should know.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that children get immunized to prevent covid-19, which has killed more than 1,000 children in the United States.
American Psychological Association condemns SCOTUS abortion decision
The American Psychological Association has issued a statement condemning the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe. v. Wade.
Court temporarily halts FDA ban on Juul e-cigarettes
Juul Labs can continue to sell e-cigarettes, for now, after a federal appeals court issued a temporary stay on an FDA ban.
Why adult acne is on the rise and what to do about it
Adult acne has always existed, but masks and stress are making it worse.
These women pivoted to mental health work — because of the pandemic
Women are overrepresented in the field, and for some, the pandemic laid bare the importance of mental health work.
Why you feel better as soon as that covid test comes back negative
“We have learned that social, emotional and behavioral factors influence health,” one expert said. “This mind-body connection is not to be underestimated.”
What you need to know about the tampon shortage
A tangle of tensions, including recent supply-chain problems, has contributed to a tampon shortage across the country.
How to know if you’re a people-pleaser and what to do about it
People-pleasing can negatively affect individuals and their relationships. Here's how to break those habits.
Parents, want to stop overdoing it? Research offers a clue how.
Research shows that people tend to solve problems through addition rather than subtraction. You can fight that tendency by reminding yourself that subtraction is an option.
How to stay safe in extreme heat
As climate change increases the likelihood of extreme heat events, here's how experts recommend staying safe.