What It's Like to Lose a Child That Didn't Exist Yet
"I was still their mother and I wanted to protect them and I feel like I failed them now."
Battling My Body: Being Queer with an Eating Disorder
Treating an eating disorder is complicated, especially if you're queer.
By Laura Bullard
A Final Consensus: Does Birth Control Really Make You Gain Weight?
Just because it happened to your sister's best friend's cousin, doesn't mean it'll happen to you.
By Rachel Epstein
My Eating Disorder Made Me Feel Like a Feminist Fraud
I was aware of the patriarchal systems that governed the world, and I was a confident young woman. So why wasn’t I acting like one?
By Charlotte Lieberman
How I Came to Love My Body—a Decade After My Eating Disorder
Caroline Rothstein suffered her whole life. Then she chose to recover.
By Caroline Rothstein
Doctors Have Finally Ruled Menstrual Cramps Are as Painful as Heart Attacks
We could have told you that.
By George Driver
The First-Ever Pill for Peanut Allergies Is Coming
This drug is literally life-changing.
By Chloe Metzger
Thin? Fat? Who Cares? Wear the Yoga Leggings
A New York Times op-ed insinuated that heavier gym-goers should stick to sweatpants. Millions of women beg to differ.
By Jessamyn Stanley
I Have MCS—A Disease Where Smells Make Me Sick
My multiple chemical sensitivities got so bad, I had to search for a new home.
By Rivka Solomon
I Spent $850 on STD Testing
After an assault, I developed hypochondria.
By Jessica Ariel Wendroff
14 Celebrities Sending a (Beautiful) Message by Breastfeeding in Public
Because breastfeeding is a natural thing.
By Lauren Valenti
The Goods: 10 Gym Bag Essentials So You'll Never Skip a Workout
Sticking to your new year's resolution just got 1000x easier.
By Jada Wong
Way of Gray Was One of the Most Popular #Fitspo Accounts—Then Fans Started Unfollowing
Turns out, people have a hard time with the truth.
By Sophie Gray
Behold: The Best Birth Control to Fix Your Terrible Period Cramps
It's time to give Aunt Flo the middle finger.
By Rachel Epstein
Everything You Need to Know About HPV—Including What Your Doc Won't Tell You
The disease is common and potentially dangerous, but it doesn't have to be scary.
By Gigi Engle
Sexism Is Sending Women into Actual Clinical Depression
There's a gender gap in depression, thanks to all the gender gaps everywhere else in our lives.
By Tara Wanda Merrigan
The 15 Best Body-Positive Moments of 2017
"Show me something natural like a** with some stretch marks."
By Chelsea Peng
He Was Overweight and Fighting For His Life. Now He Trains Victoria’s Secret Models.
After two trips to the ICU and losing everything he had, Kirk Myers built one of the most successful fitness brands in NYC.
By Eileen Reslen
I Tried 6 Different Moon Dusts to See if They Would Improve My Life
Instagram's trendiest supplement is actually legit.
By Sienna Livermore
7 Signs You're Eating Too Much Sugar
*puts down Oreos*
By Danielle Jackson
News Anchor Told She "Looks Ridiculous" in Size 6 Dress Claps Back In Viral Video
"I'm not going anywhere, so if you don't like it, you have your options."
By Elizabeth Narins
A U.S. Woman Won the New York Marathon for the First Time Since 1977
Congratulations to Shalane Flanagan!
By Lilian Min
Meet LOOM, the Judgement-Free Wellness Hub for New Parents and Expecting Women
"There’s so much pressure for perfect parenting and perfect motherhood and we’re not trying to create space for that."
By Lori Keong
A Complete List of Every Terrible Thing Stress Does to Your Body
Because it's National Stress Awareness Day and everything is awful!
By Chelsea Peng
So What, Exactly, Is the Hymen, and What Does It Do?
Almost 500 years after the hymen was first “discovered,” the hymen myth—that its presence can prove or disprove virginity—remains widespread globally.
By Sophia Jones
The Shrink Is In: How to Dress the Part for a Promotion and Stay Sane During the Holiday Madness
Resident psych Dr. Samantha Boardman has the answers.
By The Editors
See This Former Cirque Du Soleil Gymnast Do Amazing Stunts with Her Kids
They're tiny and so talented already!
By Maressa Brown
CEO Myra Biblowit
The new pink gold breast cancer awareness commemorative coin has a $5 value and will help raise funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation
By Julie Vadnal
Doctors Just Found the One Thing You Can Do to Make Your Period Shorter
Surprise: It’s actually really, really fun.