Health & Wellness

It’s Time to Stop Hating Periods: Reflections on Menstruation During Women’s History Month

Six years ago, a diagnosis of cervical adenocarcinoma in situ (a precancerous condition that can…

More Black nurses can save Black men’s lives

It is no secret Black men have the lowest life expectancy compared to any demographic…

Who invited ED to Dinner?

We’ve all experienced that one family member or friend who we clash with politically, socially…

Prince Harry’s Book ‘Spare’ is a Reminder to Support Child Grief

In Spare, Prince Harry opens up about losing his mother when he was 12 years…

Undue Burden: The Cost of Pregnancy in the U.S.

The 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark legislation that legalized abortion in America,…

Medicine – Going Where It Has Never Gone Before.

In the Star Trek Voyager TV series, the ship’s doctor was a hologram devised by…

How to Be Heard

Researchers at Indiana University have discovered the underlying pathway that leads to deafness secondary to…

Yes, You Can Still Be Vegetarian and Eat Meat with Family During the Holiday Season

The holidays mean different things to different people. For a lot of us, it is…

The Hidden Cost of Cheap Meal Deals

Families struggling to make ends meet, especially around the holidays, are understandably drawn to cheap…

Toward curing cancer: What you must know as a patient about shared decision making

A new cancer treatment using a patient’s own immune system is effective even for malignant…

Hospitals Can Be Dangerous Places for People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

In October 2022, the journal Health Affairs published a themed issue on disability and health. In one article, authors Friebel…

An educational intervention that can lengthen life expectancy for black youth

Black-American women with PhDs die earlier than white women who are high school dropouts. This…

Undiagnosed interval breast cancer is killing women. Here’s what to know.

A radiology group at an Arizona hospital recently missed obvious breast cancer in dozens of…

Excluding People With Disabilities From Clinical Research is Bad News

In October 2022, the journal Health Affairs published a themed issue on disability and health. In one article, based…

We’re failing to protect disabled kids. Here’s how to change that.

This month, a Disability Royal Commission of Australia met to hear testimony about violence, abuse, and…