MIT bioengineer Linda Griffith spent years in debilitating pain before she was diagnosed with a condition often neglected in research. Her focus on the basic biology could lead to better treatments.
Some doctors are seeing a disturbing spike in lethal alcoholic liver disease, especially among young women. The recent trend has been supercharged, they say, by the pandemic's isolation and pressures.
Friday on Political Rewind: The coronavirus pandemic has put into sharp focus the painful inequities in our society, and studies show the economic and professional progress women have made is in peril. The pay gap between men and women has widened, and working mothers struggle more than ever to balance family and home responsibilities with their jobs.
As California's attorney general, Xavier Becerra fought Trump-era restrictions on reproductive health. If confirmed, he'll navigate an even more difficult legal and political landscape.
As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, doctors say it's long past time to address the exclusion of pregnant women from research on drugs and vaccines. They say better study design is the answer.
Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman in America to earn her medical degree. Her sister Emily followed in her footsteps. Janice Nimura tells the story of the "complicated, prickly" trailblazers.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Georgia women. The good news is more than half of deaths linked to the disease were...