The Coldness of Enduring Breast Cancer in a Covid-19 World
In June, breast cancer survivor Kai McGee went to the hospital for her annual mammogram and ultrasound. Now she has to decide the next steps in her treatment journey, an already-stressful process made worse by the isolation of Covid-19.
Is It COVID-19 or the Flu? Here’s How to Tell Them Apart, According to Doctors
The novel coronavirus and influenza are similar, but they have a few key differences.
By Korin Miller
A Devastating Choice: Deciding Between a Lumpectomy or Mastectomy
When Kai McGee was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer six years ago, she was forced to choose between saving her breasts and risking a possible cancer occurrence in her healthy breast in the future. Now, she's grappling with the after-effects of that choice during a pandemic and a summer of racial reckoning.
By Kai McGee
Study Says COVID-19 Symptoms Often Appear in a Certain Order (Though Not Always)
One doctor stresses “it’s not going to be universal.”
By Korin Miller
Are Contact-Tracing Apps Worth the Privacy Risk?
They’re only a tiny piece of the puzzle in helping fight the spread of COVID-19—and they’re yet to be proven effective.
By Rachel Epstein
Forget Tracking Your Period—Your Period (App) Is Tracking You
Femtech apps—like ones that track your period or pregnancy—are spilling your bedside secrets.
By Maria Ricapito
My Journey to Finding Self-Worth in My Self-Harm Scars
In honor of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, author Jennifer Storm shares an excerpt from her upcoming book, Awakening Blackout Girl.
By Jennifer Storm
The 10 Best Exercise Bikes
Meet your new ride or dies.
By Elizabeth Bacharach
Dr. Fauci Recommends Avoiding These Places During the Pandemic
You might want to work out at home.
By Melissa Matthews
How I Mental Health by Marc Jacobs
"Happiness is an inside job."
By Ying Chu
Nike's New Maternity Line Is Changing the Game
Nike (M) launches this fall.
By Sara Holzman
10 Best Bathroom Scales of 2020
These accurate scales won't lie.
By Paige Robinson
Living With Pure Obsessional OCD: What Happens When Your Thoughts Turn X-Rated
A new HBO Max show attempts to demystify and normalize the widely misunderstood anxiety disorder.
By Paola Singer
Tear Gaslighting: Is There a Link Between Protesting and Messed Up Periods?
Law enforcement has used chemical crowd control agents across the U.S. this summer. Protestors and some experts suspect tear gas exposure is causing abrupt and painful changes to menstrual cycles.
By Catherine Ryan Gregory
7 Best Elliptical Machines for Every Price Point
Time to upgrade your home gym.
By Jasmine Gomez
Centuries of Racism Have Created a Mental Health Crisis Among Black Americans
Marah Lidey, cofounder and co-CEO of wellness app Shine, shares how years of racism has significantly impacted the collective mental health of Black Americans—and how her own experiences inspired her to help others.
By Marah Lidey
The Pandemic Has Made Me Reconsider Becoming a Single Mom
I thought I was ready for the struggles of parenting alone, but COVID-19 put everything in perspective.
By Lynda-Marie Taurasi
Reflections on Becoming a Doctor During Two Epidemics
More than 36,000 new doctors were minted last month. They'll start their careers battling coronavirus and the racism that fuels its disproportionate outcomes.
By Yoo Jung Kim
The 8 Best Juicers of 2020
Use these to squeeze more fruits and veggies into your diet.
By Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping Institute
What If Fertility Didn't Have a Shelf Life?
Nicole Shanahan and Sergey Brin’s struggle to start a family launched a new era in scientific research. The goal: End menopause.
By Bonnie Rochman
You Will Never Shower Barefoot at the Gym After You Read This
Warning: These photos are disturbing.
By Ian Servantes
‘I’ve Been Dealing With A Debilitating Condition For Three-Quarters Of My Life’
“I’ve been living with migraine for as long as I can remember—here’s how I finally got a handle on my disease.”
By Madeleine Burry
How to Feel Better Now
That spin class? Swap it for a sound bath. Here are the mind- and body-easing measures to turn to when traditional anxiety easers don’t cut it.
By Fiorella Valdesolo
Samsung Just Made Working Out at Home Even Easier
The brand's Samsung Health platform is designed with at-home exercise in mind.
By The Editors
These Virtual Mental Health Resources for Black Women Can Make All the Difference
Black lives matter, and so does Black mental health.
By Shannon Barbour
My Healing Journey After Sexual Assault
To recover from an assault at the hands of a friend, I spent months experimenting with different therapies.
By Remy Ramirez
What It's Like to Undergo Chemotherapy During COVID-19
Michelle Hynek, 46, was diagnosed with stage four colorectal cancer seven months ago. For her, isolation looks a lot different.
By Rachel Epstein
Surrogacy Is Complicated—Then Add a Global Pandemic
In Ukraine, COVID-19 has left surrogates trapped and newborns abandoned.
By Daniela Prugger and Oksana Parafeniuk
7 Signs You May Have Had COVID-19 Without Realizing It, According to Doctors
Pay attention to any lingering symptoms from that “bad cold.”
The Best Products to Treat and Prevent Inner-Thigh Chafing
Because thigh chafing shouldn't get in the way of summer fun.