Currently Creasing: Week of May 13
Here’s what our team has for you to bookmark & read this week
New Tools Could Help Pin Down the Cause of a Failing Memory: By measuring the changing volume of patients’ brains, some physicians hope they can offer targeted treatments even without an official diagnosis.
A Little-Known Skin Disease That Can Disrupt People’s Sex Lives: Patients deal with pain and itching and often encounter medical ignorance and mistreatment until affected tissues become irreparably scarred.
What does self-care look like for the sandwich generation? “I’m caring for aging parents and raising young children at the same time”
A Growing Push To Loosen Laws Around Psilocybin, Treat Mushrooms As Medicine: Denver could be the first place to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms if voters pass a ballot measure today. Supporters point to research finding therapeutic effects from fungi containing psilocybin.
Why Racial Gaps In Maternal Mortality Persist: Black and Native American women die of pregnancy-related causes at a higher rate than white women. Researchers say the gaps are driven by unequal access to health care and the experience of racism.
Can the Weed Industry Finally Free Itself From Stoner-Bro Culture? Womxn are forging a new kind of weed culture, but the cannabis industry is changing too.
Are you a millennial woman launching your career? Here’s a reading list for you. Books, websites and articles to help women navigate sexism in the workplace.