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How Health Inequities Put Women of Color and Rural Women at Risk Infographic

How Health Inequities Put Women of Color and Rural Women at Risk

Improving health outcomes requires addressing health inequities among socially disadvantaged groups

Social Determinants of Health, Health Disparities and Health Equity

Social Determinants of Health, Health Disparities and Health Equity

Learn how factors in the environment affect people’s health and contribute to health disparities

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

Women need better access to FDA-approved obesity medications

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Britney’s Conservatorship Is One Example of How the Legacy of Eugenics in the US Continues to Affect the Lives of Disabled Women

Britney Spears was forced to continue wearing an IUD under her conservatorship. Her story is one shared by disabled women across the country who are denied the right to make decisions about their sexual and reproductive health.

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Covid Is Killing Rural Americans at Twice the Rate of Urbanites

Covid has also killed Native American, Black and Hispanic people at disproportionately high rates

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