As a Cancer Journey Coach and Breast Cancer Survivor, I’m Changing the Narrative for Cancer

As a Cancer Journey Coach and Breast Cancer Survivor, I’m Changing the Narrative for Cancer

Cancer was a big part of my life long before it played an instrumental role in shaping my identity.My father...

Why Is It a Challenge for Women to Get Flat Closure After Mastectomy?

Why Is It a Challenge for Women to Get Flat Closure After Mastectomy?

In the waiting room at the breast imaging centre, there is a sea of women in blue gowns. Some are...

The Pill Is Good. Why Isn’t It Better?

When Samantha Pines* was in her early 30s, she decided to quit the birth control pill. Shed been on it...

Jeanne Beker on Finding Community and Support Through Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Jeanne Beker on Finding Community and Support Through Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Since being diagnosed with breast cancer in May of this year at age 70, beloved fashion journalist Jeanne Beker has...

I Need You to Know: Being Trans Means Being Your Own Health Care Advocate

From the first phone call with my doctor, I knew thered be obstacles ahead. Seconds after picking up, he started...

A Guide to the Best House Plants, According to Science

A Guide to the Best House Plants, According to Science

Thirty years ago, a couple enterprising scientists from NASA decided to investigate whether a class of pollutants called volatile organic...

Can You Reprogram an Injured Brain?

Maryam Faizs path to neuroscience wasnt exactly a straight one. She considered architecture. She flirted with urban planning. She took...

“It Sometimes Seems Illogical to Stay in Nursing When I Could Earn More for Much Less Effort in Another Job”

Sarah Cleyn sometimes jokes that while she was in utero her mother, Maureen Farnand, used to whisper a mantra to...

What is Delta 8 THC? Legality, Safety & Will it Get Banned?

Delta 8 THC, or just Delta 8, is a new supplement that hemp brands are making from CBD. But unlike...

CBD In Addiction Treatment: Can CBD Help Overcome Opiate Addiction?

CBD In Addiction Treatment: Can CBD Help Overcome Opiate Addiction?

Anecdotes from doctors and patients point to cannabidiol (CBD ) as a potential treatment for withdrawal and craving associated with...