When Bridget Taylor, 45, woke up to see something “protruding from my stomach”, she took herself straight to A&E.
Staff members of Marie Stopes International navigate wild bulls, treacherous singletrack, and rushing rivers to make long-term birth control accessible to some of the hardest-to-access places in Nepal.
Story update: This bill was signed into law in October.
A world with less population growth offers greater chances of addressing the challenges humanity faces - and investment in women can get us there.
The increase in world population by 2 billion in the next 30 years will present a serious global challenge especially if we do not find new paradigms of development thought and renewed global political leadership.
Cosmetics and personal care items women use every day are packed with a constellation of chemicals that health advocates say could be connected to a host of health problems.
Prenatal exposure to common agricultural pesticides is associated with a small to moderately increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Most diapers and sanitary pads contain volatile organic compounds and phthalates and with this continued, long-term exposure a significant amount of these harmful chemicals could be absorbed via the genitals, according to a new study.
The Canadian government has provisionally found that talc is harmful to humans via a "causal effect" between perineal exposure to talc and ovarian cancer, and has floated plans to prohibit or restrict the substance in certain cosmetics.
Faced with drinking, bathing in and working in saltier water as a result of climate change, women are facing new health threats.
In many countries around the world, birth rates are slowing to a more sustainable level. And it's women that are the driving force behind the change.
Even as Kenya seeks to implement poverty reduction strategies, it should fix a keen eye on the rapid population growth.
American industry, aided by federal regulators, is conducting a large-scale, consequential experiment with our hormones and the developing brains and reproductive systems of our children.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
Jim Inhofe, the Senate's unwavering climate denier, turns 85 on Sunday. I requested a Q&A with him when he turns 100 to see how the "hoax" has turned out.