I mailed unused Lunapads and Thinx menstrual underwear to Dr. Graham Peaslee, a nuclear scientist at the University of Notre Dame who discovered PFAS chemicals in fast-food wrappers in 2017, and his undergraduate student assistant Robert Bartsch. The results are in, and I’m afraid it’s bad news.
In 1989, the Physician’s Health Study on the benefits of aspirin for heart disease included 22,000 men and no women—and while we have made great strides toward more representative research in the decades since, women still aren’t included in biomedical research at a proportionate rate.
Nine traditional chiefs have partnered with USAID and DFID over the last five years to demarcate and document the land rights of 30,000 women farmers across Zambia and Mozambique.
What is the cost of a father dying alone? Who knows the toll when chemo is what you do on your lunch hour? How do we measure the loss of a career to care for a loved one with a disability? What’s the price tag on a child’s terror while waiting in her hospital bed for a parent to finish work and drop exhausted into the chair beside her?
High school students in Southern California are answering the call to action and taking on the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals.
HJ Res 79 will now head to the Senate after a 232-183 vote—where bipartisan companion legislation has already been introduced by Senators Ben Cardin and Lisa Murkowski.
Trump’s budget blueprint is hundreds of pages, with dozens of spreadsheets and tables. But at its core, it’s a statement about who this President values and who he doesn’t.
The Canyon Nest, a school 30 minutes from the U.S. / Mexico border, will soon provide education for children of families waiting in Tijuana while seeking refuge in the United States.
The Women’s Health Protection Act would bring needed federal protection for my patients and safeguard their right to abortion care.
“Our message here today is quite simple,” said Rep. Speier while holding up a pocket-sized copy of the U.S. Constitution. “We want in.”