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guide to healthcare

Trump’s New Health Plans Are Only Cheaper Because They Offer Less Coverage

Most short-term coverage excludes benefits for maternity care, preventive care, mental health services, or substance abuse treatment.
Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
10 hours ago
hard data
hard data

Nearly One in Five Sex Workers Are Men

A new study offers a look into what their lives are like.
Justin Lehmiller
12 hours ago
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

Parents Should Talk to Their Kids About Miscarriage

If children learn that sex makes babies, shouldn’t they also learn that some pregnancies don’t get that far?
Jessica Zucker
a day ago
RACE
RACE

Serena Williams Advocates for Maternal Healthcare After She Says She Almost Died

"Every mother, everywhere, regardless of race or background deserves to have a healthy pregnancy and birth."
Susan Rinkunas
a day ago
Smoking
Smoking

Thirdhand Smoke Is the Most Difficult Kind to Avoid

It's invisible and it's everywhere smokers have been.
Mike Darling
a day ago
body image
body image

People in China Thought It Was Okay to Call Me Fat to My Face

It's more socially accepted—and maybe even expected—to comment on a person's appearance.
Arianna James
2 days ago
The High Life
The High Life

Weed Seems to Protect Your Liver From the Effects of Hard Drinking

Though it shouldn’t encourage anyone to start slamming shots after taking a dab​.
Troy Farah
2.16.18
anxiety
anxiety

Anxious People Focus on Negative Cues That Others Don't

It's an ingrained habit—but one you can teach yourself to break.
Nick Hobson
2.16.18
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

People Always Assume Infertility Is the Woman’s Fault

Why can't I get pregnant? What's wrong with me?
Steph Auteri
2.16.18
mental health
mental health

Am I Depressed or Just Really Sad?

It can be easy to confuse the two.
Michelle Malia
2.15.18
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

We Talked to the Doctor Who Helped a Trans Woman Breastfeed Her Baby

She was able to breastfeed exclusively for six weeks.
Jesse Hicks
2.15.18
addiction
addiction

Rhode Island Found a Way to Cut Post-Prison Overdose Deaths in Half

The state tried to get as many people as possible to start anti-addiction medications while they were inside.
Maia Szalavitz
2.14.18