The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade could have major repercussions on your health. Let’s break them down.
Gender-affirming care can help trans and nonbinary people feel more comfortable in their bodies. Two experts break down what that entails and why it’s important.
Think: joy and alignment.
Because coming out can come with…a lot of emotions.
Teachers are overwhelmed, traumatized, and — in many cases — ready to quit. Here's what they need.
Eating disorders are notoriously difficult to treat. But an expert tells us how psychedelics (think: psilocybin, MDMA, and ketamine) might offer a path to recovery.
What is high-functioning depression? And why aren’t more people talking about it? Here are the signs to look out for — in yourself or others.
TikTok has helped some women realize they might have ADHD. But not everything there can be helpful. Here’s what you should know.
As much as 40% of baby formulas were out of stock toward the end of April. If you're struggling to find some, you're not alone.
Roe v. Wade has been overturned. Trigger laws are going into effect. And some doctors are concerned that they might inadvertently affect IVF treatments. Here's what you need to know.
Complicated doesn’t even begin to cover it.
A kids’ communication expert explains why it’s important to talk to children about violence — and how to do it.
Monkeypox has been spreading internationally. And that’s not really normal. A major theory as to why: sexual transmission at raves. But is it an STD? Let us explain.
The baby formula shortage has left parents scrambling. And many people are saying mom should 'just breastfeed.' We spoke to an expert about why that's bad advice, and how it can impact moms.
How does the abortion pill work? How can you get a medication abortion? A board-certified OB-GYN explains.
Between the costs, wait times, and medical requirements, finding a surrogate has always been challenging. Enter: the pandemic.
Is birth control for men coming anytime soon? And if so, what will it look like? We spoke with an expert to get the answers.
Many people still believe a rumor that the COVID-19 vaccine can cause infertility. It's far from the truth. And here's why.
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.
Especially when you don't know what to say.
Acupuncture and dry needling are common treatments for all kinds of pain and stress. But do they actually work? Let’s break it down.
Wondering why millions of people are watching someone whisper on Youtube? Welcome to the world of ASMR. It might be your new (sort of strange) tool to reduce anxiety and more.
A panic attack can hit at any time and any place – even the office. Here are some steps you can take to ease your mind when facing a sudden spike of anxiety in the workplace.
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 nap that is too long can have you wiped for the day. Here is the optimal time for a midday dive beneath the covers.
Lots of people are looking for a way to cope with everything going on in the world today. Enter: Exercise. And all the ‘feel-good’ hormones that come with it.
BV and yeast infections are the most common vaginal infections in the US. And they can look similar. So let’s break down their differences.
Getting a colonoscopy isn’t exactly a walk in the park. More like a run to the bathroom. But with colorectal cancer cases on the rise in young people, the procedure might be necessary. Here’s what to expect.
Sleep aids like melatonin supplements might be an easy fix for poor sleep, but experts say they’re not a long-term solution. Here’s why.
Mouth taping is the newest trend across social media that is changing the way we sleep. While people are stanning due to the great sleep they got, there are still negative side effects associated with mouth taping.
Even before COVID-19, around one-third of adults said they’ve suffered from sleep problems. Read up, then rest up.
Weird dreams and a pit of uncertainty got you staring at the ceiling? We're here to help you get some shuteye.
If you’ve noticed an unusual color of vaginal discharge lately, don’t panic. But definitely pay attention. Because it can tell you a lot about your health. Here’s what different colors might mean.
Growing up, Sarah Nannery thought she was just “quiet, thoughtful, highly sensitive, and perhaps a little shy.” Then, at 31 years old, she was diagnosed with autism.
You might hear the word “menopause” and think, ‘That sounds far off for me.’ But the reality is that you can experience perimenopause (when your body gears up for menopause) as early as your 30s. So let’s break down what you need to know.
Endometriosis has long been misdiagnosed and misunderstood. Time to change that. We spoke to OB-GYN Dr. Natalie Crawford about signs to look for and how to talk to your doctor about it.
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.
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.
Bookmark this guide for the next time you get a little too much sun.
All your sunscreen questions, answered.
From vitamin C to chasteberry and apple cider vinegar, the adult gummy vitamin aisle is full of options. Here’s what you should know about them.
People are using castor oil packs for everything from treating constipation to improving liver health. But what are they actually good for? And how do they work? Let's break it down.
TikTok might have you believing that alkaline water is the drink to reach for. But the science says those claims may not (ahem) hold water.
Many women are speaking out about irritable bowel syndrome on TikTok. But having an upset stomach doesn’t necessarily mean you have IBS. Let’s talk about it.
The 'Difficult Person Test' claims to tell you whether you're easy (or difficult) to get along with. Let's break down what it is and whether you should take it.
When people talk about the vagina, they're probably referring to the vulva. Let us clear up some misconceptions about the female sexual and reproductive anatomy.
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.
"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."