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She felt helpless. So she built a website to connect unused masks and gloves to hospitals.

Nail and hair salons, dentists, art schools and other types of businesses use similar personal protective equipment

Stop believing these myths about women’s brain health

It’s not all about genetics and aging; women’s brains can benefit from specific medical and lifestyle practices

The consequences of a coronavirus task force made almost entirely of men

Public health experts say the Ebola epidemic should serve as a warning

LaShyra Nolen is the first black woman to be student president of Harvard Medical School. She’s doing things differently.

Everything she does ties back to a ‘commitment to equity and social justice,’ she says

Pelvic exams are ‘unnecessary’ for most young women, according to a new study. We had experts weigh in.

They told us when pelvic exams are necessary — and shared advice for OB/GYN visits

Opioid overdoses among women have increased dramatically. But treatment centers are still designed for men.

A gnarled web of laws, stigma and sexism make it difficult for women to get the treatment they need

What life is like on the new ‘breakthrough’ cystic fibrosis drug

Trikafta is a monumental feat, but I still feel the need to keep my expectations in check

It can be hard to keep track of new breast cancer research. Here are the 3 advancements you should know.

Experts told us about progress and challenges on the road to a cure

What’s it like to start on psychiatric medication? For me, it was akin to playing this board game.

It’s a game of trial and error

This hospital was an important space for women for more than a century. Then it became a Trader Joe’s.

The Columbia Hospital for Women in Washington, D.C., had a powerful legacy of serving women of all races