Wrecking Women’s Healthcare
Co-published with Texas Observer and The Nation. Low-income Texans depend on family planning clinics. The clinics depend on a program that's in trouble.
The Clitoris Has Been Lost to Science for Centuries, but It’s Making a Comeback
Co-published with Scientific American. The vulva has long been ignored in anatomical study. But scientists are making strides in mapping the clitoris and improving sensation for survivors of …
Endometriosis Is Common and Debilitating. Why Do We Know So Little about It?
Co-published with Scientific American. Compared with other diseases with similar economic burdens, research on endometriosis is severely underfunded, in large part because we don’t talk about periods.
A Black Mother’s Loss Explains Why U.S. Maternal Health Care Is Broken
Co-published with Scientific American. The U.S. has one of the highest infant and maternal mortality rates among developed countries. Researchers from North Carolina to the West Coast …
I Did My Own Abortion Because Texas Used COVID-19 as an Excuse to Shut Down Abortion Clinics
Co-published with Cosmopolitan. One woman reveals the lengths she went to in order to receive an abortion when Texas clinics closed due to the pandemic.
Scared to Death: Immigrants in Need of Health Care Face Perilous Choices
Co-published with Capital & Main and Truthout. Undocumented immigrants fear that seeking medical care will get them kicked out of the country. …
The Serious Dangers of Tampons—And You Have to Pay Taxes on Them as Well
Co-published with Alternet. Now that we’re living under a political regime hostile to women's health, there's more risk than ever for those using this essential commodity.