March 30, 2022

What Is Alopecia? It’s No Laughing Matter for Millions of Black American Women

By Danita Peoples, Wayne State University The Oscar slap that overshadowed the Academy Awards ceremony was sparked by a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s lack of […]
March 31, 2022

I Was Bleeding to Death on the Bathroom Floor — While the Medics Insisted I Couldn’t Afford the Ambulance Ride

As told to Erica Rimlinger One evening during my senior year of college in Texas, I was hanging out at my boyfriend’s apartment when a vicious, […]
March 31, 2022

February Policy Roundup

1. HealthyWomen supports a bill to advance research into uterine fibroids This month, in honor of Black History Month, HealthyWomen senior policy advisor Martha Nolan published […]
April 4, 2022

What Is Aphasia? An Expert Explains the Condition Forcing Bruce Willis to Retire From Acting

Swathi Kiran, Boston University Actor Bruce Willis, 67, is “stepping away” from his career in film and TV after being diagnosed with aphasia, his family announced […]