Viewfinder: Creating Low-Cost Sanitary Pads for Menstrual Hygiene Day
Members of the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) make low-cost sanitary pads at their facility in Ahmedabad, India. May 28th marks the sixth annual Menstrual Hygiene Day, created to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management.
A Brief History of Showers as a Treatment and a Torture
Showers, now a mainstay of our daily routines, were once a cure for insanity and criminality.
Needed: Clean Water, Toilets, and Soap in Hospitals
A new report highlights low- and middle-income countries' need for basic hospital infrastructure and supplies.
What Life Is Like When Having Your Period Means You Are Shunned
Rose George reports from Nepal and Bangladesh on menstrual taboos.
Interview: Biochemist Thinks Eating Boogers Could Be Healthy
You've eaten boogers before—admit it. You might even do it now. Either way, one biochemist thinks you're onto something.