health

Planned Parenthood opens massive new clinic in southern Illinois to meet surging demand from Missouri

The 18,000-square-foot Fairview Heights facility will be able to accommodate several thousand patients a year

What does the ‘astonishing lack’ of birth control research mean for our bodies?

In ‘This is Your Brain on Birth Control,’ Sarah Hill lays out what we know about hormonal birth control — and what we don’t

We come from different nations and generations, but we’re allies in the climate fight. Here’s why we’re optimistic.

We face big challenges, but we’re not demoralized

‘There is no international right to an abortion’: U.S. joins coalition of 19 nations, including Saudi Arabia and Russia

The coalition also seeks to strike terms such as ‘sexual and reproductive health’ from U.N. documents

States are spending millions of dollars on abortion restrictions — in legal fees for the other side

When laws that severely limit or prohibit abortion are thrown out in court, the state has to pay abortion advocates’ legal expenses

A ‘Sesame Street’ Muppet has given autistic children a role model. Now, she’s at the center of controversy.

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network cut ties with the show after it partnered with Autism Speaks

The abortion rate in America falls to lowest level since Roe v. Wade

A new Guttmacher Institute report released on Wednesday outlines dramatic changes in the abortion landscape

The patriarchy isn’t just harming women — it’s killing men

Gender equality isn’t just good for women. It also saves men’s lives.

It happens to everyone: Why it’s hard to have a female body in the workplace

Eight stories of periods, pumping and piercing pain