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Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Loosen Curbs On Short-Term Health Plans Feature
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Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Loosen Curbs On Short-Term Health Plans

Proposal to increase insurance choices means higher costs for less healthy people. This means if you have health problems, plan on getting pregnant, or can’t generally afford preventive care, you’ll be paying more.

In New Hampshire, Even Mothers In Treatment For Opioids Struggle To Keep Children
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In New Hampshire, Even Mothers In Treatment For Opioids Struggle To Keep Children

Women in treatment for opioids have challenges keeping their children.

FDA Office of Women’s Health: Leading Efforts to Improve the Health of Women
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FDA Office of Women’s Health: Leading Efforts to Improve the Health of Women

Learn more about Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV) and its contribution to the unique health needs of women.

Reversing An Overdose Isn’t Complicated, But Getting The Antidote Can Be
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Reversing An Overdose Isn’t Complicated, But Getting The Antidote Can Be

Obtaining the treatment for opioid overdose – and helping to save lives – can be challenging, but it is supposed to be getting easier.

Hoping To See Your Doctor Via Telemedicine? Here’s A Quick Guide
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Hoping To See Your Doctor Via Telemedicine? Here’s A Quick Guide

Telemedicine is increasing access to care and may save them money.

New Poll Shows Women Interested in Medication Quality, Cost of Health Care, and Issues in International Trade
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New Poll Shows Women Interested in Medication Quality, Cost of Health Care, and Issues in International Trade

A new poll shows that women voters are concerned about PBMs driving up health care costs for women and families - and are also concerned about the quality of medicines made outside the U.S., and other countries stealing US companies’ intellectual property

Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?
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Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?

The planned revival of an old policy may finally present a way for President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise to “defund” Planned Parenthood.

Prevention Is Power for Minority Women's Health
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Prevention Is Power for Minority Women's Health

We are calling attention to health care disparities for minority women. More action must be taken for all women.

Blacks, Latinos, Women Found Less Likely to Get The Mental Health Care They Need
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Blacks, Latinos, Women Found Less Likely to Get The Mental Health Care They Need

Women in California less likely to get needed mental health services leading to more lost work days, which increases the risk of losing their jobs.

Domestic Violence's Overlooked Damage: Concussion And Brain Injury
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Domestic Violence's Overlooked Damage: Concussion And Brain Injury

After domestic violence women often suffer brain injuries that are not diagnosed or treated, leading to long-term problems.

Insurer Slashes Breast Pump Payments, Stoking Fears Fewer Moms Will Breastfeed
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Insurer Slashes Breast Pump Payments, Stoking Fears Fewer Moms Will Breastfeed

Major insurer cuts payments for breast pumps, which may increase patient costs and drive some new moms from breastfeeding their infants.

For the Babies of the Opioid Crisis, the Best Care May Be Mom’s Recovery
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For the Babies of the Opioid Crisis, the Best Care May Be Mom’s Recovery

Children exposed to opioids during pregnancy have certain early and late challenges, and helping their Moms may be the best medicine for them and helping with the consequences of neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Family Caregivers Finally Get A Break — And Extra Coaching
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Family Caregivers Finally Get A Break — And Extra Coaching

Family caregivers are finding more community resources to help them with their caregiving and give them some respite from those unpaid duties.

Say 'No' to NIH Funding Cuts
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Say 'No' to NIH Funding Cuts

Preserve research on sex differences.