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New Bollywood Movie Pad Man Is Breaking Taboos Surrounding Menstruation

New Bollywood Movie Pad Man Is Breaking Taboos Surrounding Menstruation
New Bollywood Movie Pad Man Is Breaking Taboos Surrounding Menstruation A school dropout from a poor family in southern India’s Tamil Nadu, Arunachalam Muruganantham is an unlikely advocate for women’s menstrual health. But when Muruganantham discovered that his wife was using rags during her periods, he wanted to help. The rag was so dirty, he says, that he wouldn’t even... Read More

After Giving Up Her Royal Status for Love, Japan’s Princess Mako Postpones Her Wedding

  After Giving Up Her Royal Status for Love, Japan’s Princess Mako Postpones Her Wedding   Princess Mako’s fairy tale ending will have to wait. The 26-year-old eldest daughter of Japan’s Prince Akishino and granddaughter of Emperor Akihito is postponing her marriage to Kei Komuro — a graduate student who works at a law firm. “It is because of our... Read More

Fewer Americans Have Herpes, But the Number is Still High

  Fewer Americans Have Herpes, But the Number is Still High   A new federal report reveals some good news about herpes: fewer Americans are getting the virus. However, nearly half of American adults have the first type of herpes simplex virus. According to the new findings, released Wednesday by the National Center of Health Statistics (NCHS)—part of the Centers... Read More