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Read our roundup of the latest policy developments and research findings on women's health

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Women's Health Policy Issues

Policy decisions affect your health. Here's how.

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Omicron: Why the WHO Designated It a Variant of Concern

The decision has already precipitated a broad shift in priorities in pandemic management on a global scale

Your Health

Here’s Why Rapid Covid Tests Are so Expensive and Hard to Find

Monthslong silences. Mysterious rejections. Here's what's behind the shortages of a critical tool for ending the pandemic.

Prevention & Screenings

Fewer Diabetes Patients Are Picking up Their Insulin Prescriptions – Another Way the Pandemic Has Delayed Health Care for Many

Although insulin is a vital component of diabetes management, the pandemic has led many patients to forgo the prescriptions they need

Chronic Care Issues

A New, Lower Threshold for Lead Poisoning in Children Means More Kids Will Get Tested – but the Ultimate Solution Is Eliminating Lead Sources

The most lead-contaminated neighborhoods in cities are often the poorest and home to the highest percentage of nonwhite children

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Understaffed State Psychiatric Facilities Leave Mental Health Patients in Limbo

The bed capacity problem has worsened during the covid-19 pandemic, creating backlogs of poor or uninsured patients as well as people in jails who are awaiting placement in state facilities

Self-Care & Mental Health

Celebrating Every Body Requires Access to the Best Weight-Management Care

Women need better access to FDA-approved obesity medications

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