health

Breastfeeding isn’t free. What if that work was included in the GDP?

‘What we measure reflects what we value and shapes what we do’

Wearing a mask helps me blend in, but my facial disfigurement makes me who I am

It’s forced me to reflect on the body positivity I’ve spent years cultivating

Digital abuse is on the rise. Here’s how victims can protect themselves.

Experts say there isn’t one approach that’s right for every situation

A day in the life of a contact tracer

The majority of workers navigating these thorny issues of trust and health are women

She woke up from a surgery with her hair perfectly braided. Her black male doctor had done it.

The experience drove home the importance of having black doctors

Female public health officials say they are ‘shocked’ by the harassment they face over coronavirus response

Public health officials have been cast into high-profile, polarizing positions during the pandemic

I had covid-19 months ago. Life on the other side of infection isn’t as easy as I’d hoped.

Recovering has taught me a lot about myself

Ask Dr. Andrea: Is now a terrible time to go off my anxiety meds?

Everything feels uncertain

5 pieces of advice to help manage postpartum depression during coronavirus

The traditional coping mechanisms are no longer an option

4 women, 4 countries, 4 looks at life during a pandemic

Snapshots from Massachusetts to Buenos Aires, from Taipei to an island off the coast of Scotland