Women's Health

Courtesy of Erica Cirino

A Long Island native will set sail across the Atlantic Ocean in October with an all-female crew of 11 to study the impact that plastic pollutants have on women’s health. 

Davis Dunavin / WSHU

Women from India who learned to make and sell menstrual pads attended the Oscars this year. They were featured in the winner for Best Documentary Short: "Period. End of Sentence." The film follows the women who break the taboo topic of menstruation in India. Davis Dunavin spoke to one of the producers – a freshman at Yale University.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

A feud has been growing between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and leaders of the Catholic Church over an abortion rights bill the governor signed last week. The governor has been fueling the flames of the disagreement.