Future of Personal Health
A Photo Shoot Inspires California Teen to Pay It Forward

A Photo Shoot Inspires California Teen to Pay It Forward

This is the story of how one day in front of the cameras gave a young patient new perspective on life — and hope for the future.
Is Your Diet Affecting Your Reproductive System

Is Your Diet Affecting Your Reproductive System?

From cutting carbs to communicating with your doctor, there are some key things that can be done to help ease the struggle of infertility.
Taking the Stress Out of Choosing a New Mattress

Taking the Stress Out of Choosing a New Mattress

If it’s been a while since you’ve been in the market for a mattress, you might be surprised how much has changed in recent years.
One Breast Tried to Kill Me the Other Keeps My Baby Alive

One Breast Tried to Kill Me, the Other Keeps My Baby Alive

A survivor and member of the online community "I Had Cancer" shares her perspective on gratitude and loving yourself as you recover.
Overcoming a Spinal Injury to Touch Others in Doubt

Overcoming a Spinal Injury to Touch Others in Doubt

Attorney, athlete, author and motivational speaker, Doug Heir refuses to let a physical handicap be the only thing that defines him.

How One 9/11 First Responder Reclaimed His Health

AdvocacyAfter serving for 20 years, he was one of the first officers forced to retire due to 9/11-related medical issues. Today, Terrence Jordan reflects on the difficult, inspiring trek to stay healthy.

How One 9/11 First Responder Reclaimed His Health

Personalizing Women’s Cancer Care

Education & ResearchUnderstanding the role disease-related genes play in breast and ovarian cancers has led to revolutionary preventive care.

Personalizing Women’s Cancer Care

Protecting Your Birth Control Options Going Forward

AdvocacyWith the Trump Administration and its allies in Congress plotting a return to the old days, women concerned about losing coverage have been calling their elected officials.

Protecting Your Birth Control Options Going Forward

Getting Intimate with the Editors at Refinery29

Education & ResearchFrom their sexual role models to masturbation techniques, we caught up with two of Refinery29's health editors — and nothing was off the record.

Getting Intimate with the Editors at Refinery29

What Do 6 Out of 10 U.S. Children Have in Common?

Prevention & TreatmentWhat do kindergarteners have in common besides finger paint, puzzles and the games on mom’s cell phone? Tooth decay.

What Do 6 Out of 10 U.S. Children Have in Common?

What Is Obesity, Really, and How Much Does It Cost?

AdvocacyIn the United States, over 90 million individuals — that’s 35 percent of adults and 17 percent of children — have obesity. Enacting a true, lasting change will demand more than weight-loss.

What Is Obesity, Really, and How Much Does It Cost?