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How One Woman's Immortal Cervical Cells Sparked Decades of Debate

After going to the hospital due to abnormal abdominal pains in January 1951, Henrietta Lacks was diagnosed with cervical cancer — a disease which t... Read More »

Report: Breast Cancer Deaths in the US Have Dropped 42 Percent Since the 1980s

2016 hasn't exactly been a good-news kind of year, but the latest findings about breast cancer are incredibly encouraging: According to a World Health... Read More »

Sorry Dad! New Research Shows Your Kids' Intelligence Probably Comes From Their Mom

As Redbook puts it so perfectly, "In the case of your intelligence, "I got it from my mama" couldn't be more accurate." No, but seriously. A recent s... Read More »

The True Price of Makeup Might Surprise You

Whether you're a frequent shopper at Sephora or occasionally coat your lashes in mascara for special occasions, beauty standards affect everyone.  A... Read More »

Study Confirms This to Be True About Men Who Attack Women Online

It's official: Men who attack women on the Internet are, in fact, losers, according to a recent survey aimed to deconstruct the inner-workings of sexi... Read More »

Science Shows Wearing High Heels Makes Women Stronger (and Weaker)

By Leah Melby High heels have been found to make women both stronger and weaker, according to a new study published in The International Journal... Read More »

What's Holding Women Back From Succeeding in the Workplace?

The gender gap in the workplace is nothing new, but there could be a deeper reason as to why there aren't enough women in top-paying and high-ranking... Read More »

The Best and Worst States for Working Moms

If you’re thinking about the ideal place to raise a family, these new findings might help put things in perspective. The Institute for Women’s Po... Read More »