“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.
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Our profit-driven health care system pushes workers to the breaking point. What would it look like to take back our power?
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.
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.
Children with chronic medical conditions often suffer multiple blows to their mental well-being. A state program in California aims to provide appropriate treatment for these children and their families.
Public health and communications experts from Michigan, Indiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina discuss efforts to encourage people in their states and local communities to get vaccinated.
Domestic care workers have been overlooked in the economy and as political actors for too long.
A team of researchers and administrators are revamping New Mexico’s social service networks to meet the needs of everyone. They hope to expand to the rest of the country next.
Getting communities of color vaccinated is a matter of racial justice—and that means confronting the history of medical racism in the U.S. and massive online misinformation.
The people of Williamson, West Virginia, are rethinking how health care is provided in the community, starting with re-opening their closed hospital.
It’s time to catch up with the global community in enacting a permanent national paid leave policy and other caregiving supports.
The U.S. territory has not had any abortion providers since 2018, and antiquated laws are preventing women from obtaining those services.
As government-run health care buckles under India’s second COVID wave, residents are turning to social media to try to locate life-saving care.
Already facing health and education gaps, refugees in San Diego banded together during the pandemic to define their own challenges and create their own solutions.