The Supreme Court's landmark 1973 ruling could be rolled back or overturned this summer. Here's how that could impact your access to health care.
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Chances are you've experienced burnout. Not fun. We talked to a psychologist about how to spot and manage it. Because it's time to do something.
We took a look at common mental health problems and disorders and what they do.
The pandemic has produced a laundry list of emotions. Our guide can help you cope.
If you read to relax, great news.
Plus, what to know about the different types of therapy out there and whether insurance covers it.
More than one in three LGBTQ+ Americans faced discrimination in the past year. But mistreatment started years ago.
Get back out there is easier said than done.
The US is the only wealthy country without national paid family leave. But the mind and body need time to recover after giving birth.
One of the many questions pregnant people have: 'Should I test my baby for genetic disorders?' And if yes, 'which kinds of tests should I get?' We talked to an expert to help you find the As to these important Qs.
A number of health societies recommend that pregnant people get vaccinated for COVID-19. But only about 35% are. So we asked a doctor, "Why?" The answer involves new data, a quick science lesson, and a personal story.
More abortion restrictions have been enacted across the country in 2021 than in any previous year. And you might have questions. Here are answers about laws, terminology, and the procedure itself.
Long COVID impacts up to 30% of people who get COVID-19. Don't bother asking Dr. Google about it: We talked to an infectious disease expert on symptoms, side effects, and treatment.
You know that climate change threatens the planet. But you might not know that it threatens our health, too.
Pot. Weed. Mary Jane. The drug goes by many names and serves many needs — including medical ones — but its health effects are hazy.
Can the COVID-19 vaccine affect your period? The short answer is maybe, but only temporarily, and you should still get vaccinated anyway. Fertility physician Dr. Natalie Crawford explains.
Whether you've experienced trauma firsthand, are supporting someone who has, or are constantly taking in traumatic news events, your mental health is likely feeling the side effects.
Let’s face it: asking friends and family members about their vaccination status can feel awkward. We got you.
So you can be in control of your birth control.
If getting pregnant is all about timing, ovulation is like an alarm going off in your body.
For those TTC: Science can help. Here's theSkimm.
If you've suffered from a miscarriage, you're not alone. Here's a look at how to grieve a pregnancy loss, and be there for someone going through it.
Abby never expected to have problems getting pregnant. Watch her journey, plus her message to others struggling with fertility issues.
It involves a lot more than just having your period roughly once a month.
Especially when you don't know what to say.
About 1 in 8 women experience symptoms of postpartum depression. Fallon was one of them.
It's hard to avoid feeling FOMO after spending so much time socially-distanced. But setting boundaries is important.
Whitney was working for a mental health org while quietly dealing with her own mental health issues. Watch to see how she took control of her diagnosis.
Stressed about your stress? Deep breaths. Here are some fresh ways to tame the beast.
Anxiety isn’t “just in your head.” Like taking your temperature, we all need to check in to make sure we’re feeling mentally well, not just physically well.
A little stress can go a long way towards getting sh*t done. But a lot of stress can go a long way towards giving you health issues.
Like a hiking day pack, a gardening kit, and a colorful pair of roller skates.
Formal education can be expensive, but podcasts are free. And with this many options, we can all choose to be students, minus the binders and TI-84 calculators.
There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who Instagram their nightly bath, and those who twitch at the word 'relax.'
Even before COVID-19, around one-third of adults said they’ve suffered from sleep problems. Read up, then rest up.
This list has a weighted blanket, a delicious tea mix, lightweight pajamas, and more. Sweet dreams.
Weird dreams and a pit of uncertainty got you staring at the ceiling? We're here to help you get some shuteye.
Rest easy. Here's how to overhaul your bedtime routine to get quality sleep.
We live in a diet culture, so it's no wonder many American women report having disordered eating. Here's what you need to know.
You’ve heard that beauty is only skin deep. But when it comes to skin care, it matters what you put in your body, not just on it.
Liza tested positive for the BRCA1 gene mutation at 23. We spoke to her about her medical, financial, and emotional journey as she navigated her options.
Time for a checkup check-in. Here's what doctor visits should be on your calendar every year.
There are plenty of ways to reduce your carbon footprint. We have some ideas.
Your body’s a wonderland...of moles, freckles, and dark spots. But before you Google, “What does skin cancer look like,” know the facts.
Here's your skintionary. Ready, set, glow.
About 5%-15% of women between 15 and 44 have PCOS, but there’s confusion about what it is. No need to Google it. We've got you.
It’s time to deal with your favorite to-do list item (not). Health insurance. But we're here to help.
Since the outbreak, there are fewer in-person treatment options available. Enter: virtual therapy.
Picking a health insurance plan probably sounds about as fun as going to the doctor. But choosing the right one is an important step in taking care of yourself.
There are lots of choices –– and terms –– when it comes to insurance coverage. We Skimm’d the big ones for you here.
Because what to expect when you're expecting should not include surprise costs.
Millions of Americans could lose their health insurance after becoming unemployed due to the pandemic. Here’s how to get covered.
The US is the only developed country in the world that doesn’t offer national paid family leave. We Skimm’d what the hold up is and how it’s impacting families.
Childfree-by-choice author Emma Gannon discusses her decision to not have kids in hopes that her story will inspire others to figure out theirs.
Because when it comes to your health, your body cues are a lot more important than numbers on a scale or food label.
There’s a jungle of supplements out there, but it’s hard to know what they do (if anything). So here's your guide to vitamins A through zinc.
"Fat" is not a bad word. But weight stigma is a clear public health problem. It’s time we talk about fatness and fatphobia.
Chances are you’ve complained about feeling ‘hormonal.’ But you might not know what that word actually means.
You have the right to know that not all foods are created equal.
Here's theSkimm on tai chi, acupuncture, cupping, and more.
Retweet if you spent most of the pandemic refreshing your social media feeds. This might not be the healthiest move.
People of color face a disproportionate level of health risk compared to white people in the US. Here's why.
Does looking at your iPhone stress you out? Relax. Here's how to clean up your home screen.
The beauty industry has historically served white women, but inspiring Black women are trying to change that narrative.
There’s a lot more to sex than... just sex.
"I think I survived because I could compartmentalize. Maybe that's helpful. maybe the compartmentalizing hindered my talent, I don't know."
"People were scared. And it was on me and the rest of the leadership team to say 'We’re going to be here with you.'"
"I did not think about failure. I did not think about success. All I thought about is we have to come up with something that stops this pandemic."
"When you first start [a new] job, take the time to invest in people and build relationships."
"The...really important thing we did for one another was...help each other to feel less alone."
"I'm a big fan of faking it till you make it."
The Susan G Komen Foundation founder recommends starting with the end in mind.
Stress motivated the founder and CEO of Love Wellness to make a change.
The Huffington Post founder told us how she took a step back after working 18-hour days and from there created Thrive Global.
The SoulCycle CEO talks about taking over the SoulCycle community and having a millennial mentor.
The Founder and Executive Chairman of ClassPass talks about how the brand failed before it evolved.
"The beginning was really hard. I decided to go into therapy at that point because it was really intense."