“Someone To Connect With”
Half of older Philadelphians live alone, putting women at especially higher risk of emotional and physical illnesses. Manayunk-based Connectedly combats that social isolation in our city and region
Saving Women’s Hearts
Heart disease, which kills one in three women every year, is the number one cause of death in the United States. Temple cardiologist Deborah Crabbe is on a mission to change that.
Saving Pennsylvania Moms
The U.S. has the highest rate of maternal mortality in the developed world – especially among Black women. State Representative Morgan Cephas is on a mission to change that
Working While Menopause-ing
One in four women leave the workforce because of symptoms related to menopause, a life milestone that has been woefully under-researched. Help may, finally, be on the way
A Village of Moms, for Moms
Cocolife.Black provides Black and Brown women with lifesaving maternal care they have long needed, from pre-conception through baby’s early years
Healthcare Women Can Trust
A collaboration in West Philly brings cancer screenings directly to the neighborhood. Can it model the way to better health?