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A Recap: HealthyWomen’s Webinar, “CURES 2.0: Leading Women’s Health Forward”

HealthyWomen convened policy experts to examine the potential impact of the CURES 2.0 Act on women’s health

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Even When IVF Is Covered by Insurance, High Bills and Hassles Abound

Only 15 states require insurance to cover fertility treatments

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Healthcare Costs Are More Than a Headache

A new survey shows just how often costs affect women’s healthcare decisions

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It’s Illegal — but My Insurance Company Refused to Cover My Birth Control

The Affordable Care Act requires insurers to cover birth control — but somehow my birth control of choice still isn’t covered

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Long Covid Leaves Newly Disabled People Facing Old Barriers — a Sociologist Explains

Some COVID-19 patients experience months of debilitating symptoms

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Survey Says: How Women View Health Care and Access to Health Information

Our new survey found praise for podcasts and taking an active role in health care

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The ACA guarantees full contraceptive coverage. Why are women getting denied?

Birth control is a right, but insurance companies are defying the law. They must be held accountable.

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Why Millions on Medicaid Are at Risk of Losing Coverage in the Months Ahead

As of July, nearly 1 in 4 Americans were enrolled in the program

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15 Minutes With Dr. Leana Wen

The accomplished doctor weighs in on the possible future of the pandemic and the importance of public health

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Does Your Health Insurance Cover Treatment for Obesity?

Obesity is a disease but not all treatments are covered

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Biden to Expand Access to At-Home Covid Kits: 4 Essential Reads on the Critical Role of Rapid Tests

Learn the basics about at-home Covid-19 test kits and the role they play in helping slow the spread of the coronavirus

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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

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