Counterfeit Medicines Kill People

Over 1 million people die each year from fake drugs. COVID-19 has made it even worse.

Policy

Why Women’s Health Should Be a Priority for the New Congress

We've come a long way, but disparities still exist

Policy

Experts Discuss the Future of Women’s Health After a Historic Election

HealthyWomen's "Presidency, Congress and the Supreme Court" looks at the role each branch may play in the year to come

Expert Perspectives

7 things President-Elect Biden Can Achieve on Health Care

Big transformational reforms are unlikely, but the new administration can make smaller changes that will improve the lives of millions of Americans

Access & Affordability

HealthyWomen Joins National Health Organizations in Letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar About Access to COVID-19 Treatment

Equity-focused resource allocation strategies are critical to ensure access to COVID19 treatment for underserved communities

Policy

Choosing Health Insurance is So Complicated, 23% of Workers With Only Two Choices Picked the Worse One

New study finds that choice overload isn't the primary reason people have a hard time choosing the best health insurance plan

Access & Affordability

Ending Pandemic-Era Telehealth Coverage Fails American Women

Why policymakers must permanently expand Medicare coverage for telehealth visits

Policy

Black Doctors Work to Make Coronavirus Testing More Equitable

One pediatric surgeon helps 10,000 get COVID-19 tests by becoming their "doctor on record"

Access & Affordability

How the Airline Industry Recovers From Covid-19 Could Determine Who Gets Organ Transplants

Due to COVID-19, direct flights used for carrying donor organs long distances are down 65%, which can put life-saving organs out of reach.

Access & Affordability

If Obamacare Goes Away, Here Are Eight Ways Your Life Will be Affected

More than 20 million Americans will lose coverage if the Affordable Care Act is overturned — and that's just the beginning.

Access & Affordability

Without Ginsburg, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg puts Obamacare, abortion rights and brith control at risk.

Your Care

African American Teens Face Mental Health Crisis but Are Less Likely Than Whites to Get Treatment

Black children and families need help to deal with the pervasive poverty and racism that surrounds them.

Access & Affordability

For COVID Tests, the Question of Who Pays Comes Down to Interpretation

Promises of free tests are being rolled back in ways that are creating turmoil for consumers, even as testing has become more plentiful.

Your Care

Are Women With Chronic Conditions Able to Access Care During COVID-19 Pandemic?

We surveyed women with chronic conditions to find out about their ability to access necessary in-clinic treatment.

Your Care