International Women's Issues

Savita’s Death: Draft Report Leaked to Newspapers

Details of one report into Savita Halappanavar’s death point to medical mistakes and legal issues.


“You’re Going to be Fat!”: Genetics & Weight

Over the holidays, I told someone a story about how I was such an obese little baby that my parents called me “the beached whale” (they weren’t being dramatic, either; old Christmas photos show a tiny baby head atop a massive expanse of velour-swathed body). She replied, “Really? Did you know that the fat cells […]