Primary care doctors have long played an important role in providing birth control. Now, with the fall of Roe, they could help fill a critical need for comprehensive family planning services.
Kenya is not unlike any other country where democratic deepening requires a ‘two-steps forward, one-step back’ outlook.
Many beaches are short on lifeguards this summer. An expert explains how to keep your loved ones safe in the water.
Dissociation can be a healthy part of cognitive functioning, provided it doesn’t get in the way of your goals.
After the announcement of President Biden’s heat initiative, The Conversation revisits stories on high summer temperatures and human health.
Ocean equity will be the key for achieving blue economies in Canada and the world
The dam has helped to shift longstanding power relationships and could pave the way for more cooperation among all the countries that depend on the Nile.
Abortion pills are available online, and many of them are safe. But not all sites have been properly vetted for legitimacy.
With decades of images and data from the same locations, these satellites can show changes over time, including deforestation, changes in waterways and how loss of trees corresponds to urban heat.
Former President Donald Trump is facing mounting criminal evidence against him and his attempt to overturn the 2020 election. Trump is also seeing GOP voters turning elsewhere.
Patients with blood cancer undergoing stem cell transplantation have a high risk of complications. The bacteria in their gut, however, can help their immune system recover and fight infections.
Early detection of breast cancer is critical to improving chances of survival. But racial and ethnic minority patients systematically have delayed diagnoses that reduce the benefits of screening.
Existing brain connections may influence the effectiveness of neurostimulation. Tailoring treatments to each individual brain could expand the number of conditions brain stimulation can treat.
A bioethicist explains the four ethical principles that guide medical practitioners’ thinking about abortion, such as autonomy and justice.
The text-to-art program DALL-E 2 generates images from brief descriptions. But what does it mean to make art when an algorithm automates so much of the creative process itself?
When Li Shiu Tong died in 1993, his unpublished manuscript about sexuality was almost thrown away. Yet it contains views on bisexuality and gender fluidity that would resonate with young people today.
An alternative approach to measuring poverty detected a decline in 2021, amid a surge in government support for low-income families.
Researchers created an imaginary nonprofit and told participants in a survey that it served different kinds of people. Their results show how feelings about immigrants may influence generosity.
The definition of personhood is a key and contested philosophical issue that has made legalized abortion such a longstanding controversy.
Bees offer insights into many scientific questions, from cooperating in close quarters to strategies for finding food.