May 2016

  • Silhouettes of a man and a woman showing the XY symbol next to the male and XX next to the female.

    Sex and Gender

    How Being Male or Female Can Affect Your Health

    Men and women are similar in many ways, but sex and social factors can affect your risk for disease, your response to medications, and how often you seek medical care.

  • Illustration of a sheaf of wheat.

    Going Gluten Free?

    Necessary for Some, Optional for Others

    A gluten-free diet can be a lifestyle choice for many. But for those with a condition known as celiac disease, it’s a medical necessity.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Claire Donnelly
  • Tianna Hicklin
  • Bonnie Tabasko