Short stories tagged with Health.

Listing 31 stories.

In contemporary Denver, a young, married Latina woman wants to terminate her pregnancy and turns to her ex-boyfriend for help.

Children on the planet Venus eagerly wait for the sun to shine for the first time in years, but when the one child who actually remembers sunlight tries to insist the event will happen, the other children turn on her.

In a dystopian world where people stay young forever, a brother and sister encounter an old man for the first time, and must decide whether or not to turn him in.

A young woman has a baby, but her traumatic past makes her doubt her capabilities of being a good mother.

A depressed barista meets a famous actor at a party. They go back to her place, where he asks personal questions she's not willing to answer.

A young woman who is overweight explores her sexuality by dating many different men, but when a photographer falls in love with her and wants to keep her body to himself, he develops an extreme and dangerous jealousy.

On a night where detectives search their Bay Area neighborhood for a man who stabbed a police officer, a dysfunctional couple gets into a heated argument.

A twelve-year-old living in Texas is diagnosed with tuberculosis and goes to a tanning salon.

At an elite private school, a student struggles to overcome her life-threatening eating disorder while her father engages in an affair with the headmistress.

A grandmother takes care of her granddaughter Lisa for the summer while her son, Lisa's father, is in the hospital on life support. On the last day of her son's life, the grandmother distracts Lisa by taking her to a 4th of July block party.