Tag Archives: Women

Drug overdose death rate increasing the most among middle-aged women, CDC finds

It’s not clear why women are becoming disproportionately affected. (iStock) The drug overdose death rate among women in the U.S. has greatly increased, according to data released this week in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s morbidity and mortality report. Specifically, the data revealed the drug overdose death rate has hit middle-aged women particularly hard. In… Read More »

The 30 Best Moments for Women in 2018

In a lot of ways, 2018 was a sh*t year. President Trump separated migrant families at the border. Louis CK and Aziz Ansari took their comedy back on the road, despite sexual misconduct allegations. Melania Trump wore a jacket emblazoned with the words “I DON’T CARE, DO U?” on her way to child detention centers… Read More »

Cervical Cancer Death Rates Alarmingly High Among Black Women in Alabama

Although cervical cancer is a preventable and highly curable disease, a new report released by Human Rights Watch reveals that Black women in Alabama are dying of this cancer at more than twice the national average, reports The Guardian. Cervical cancer was once a major cause of death for American women, but the advent of… Read More »