According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects almost 1 in 3 adults in the United States. Hypertension forms part of metabolic syndrome, which is a cluster of conditions that also includes excess body fat around the waist, high blood sugar levels, and abnormal levels of cholesterol orRead More →

Sex-positivity — the feminist movement that’s pushing to destigmatize sex — should be great for women. The counterculture’s roots began in the 1960s, with sex positivity being about the power of undenied and unrepressed sex. In the early 1980s, the focus took a feminist turn against anti-pornography feminists. Now moreRead More →

It started when I was small with things that were also small. Pretty rocks from the driveway. Bugs and snakes I’d find in the yard and squirrel away in a cardboard box. Then, finally, my mother’s jewelry. Shiny, pretty things I’d spirit from her bedroom and tuck underneath my pillow.Read More →