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.

Access & Affordability

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

Your Health

Your Wealth or Your Health?

The costs of care may be hazardous to your health

Access & Affordability

Study Shows an Abortion Ban May Lead to a 21% Increase in Pregnancy-Related Deaths

People who want abortions but are unable to get them can suffer a slew of negative consequences for their health and well-being

Access & Affordability

Cervical Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

Don't let costs stop you from getting screened

Prevention & Screenings

You May Soon Be Able to Buy Hearing Aids Over the Counter at Your Local Pharmacy

Implementation of a new law will get hearing aids into ears more quickly and cheaply

Your Health

The Next Attack on the Affordable Care Act May Cost You Free Preventive Health Care

A provision of the Affordable Care Act makes it easier for patients to receive preventive care

Access & Affordability

Can Health Insurance Companies Charge the Unvaccinated Higher Premiums? What About Life Insurers? 5 Questions Answered

The average cost of a Covid-19 hospitalization in 2020 ran about $42,200 per patient. Will the unvaccinated be asked to bear more of the cost of treatment?

Your Health

Abortion Opponents Are Chipping Away at Reproductive Rights — One State at a Time

From administrative impediments to all-out bans, here's how several states are undercutting Roe v. Wade in 2021

Your Care

No Vacancy: How a Shortage of Mental Health Beds Keeps Kids Trapped Inside ERs

In many parts of the U.S. and the world, demand for mental health care overwhelms supply

Access & Affordability

Hospital Prices Must Now Be Transparent. For Many Consumers, They’re Still Anyone’s Guess.

A new rule requires hospitals to post a range of actual prices, but some hospitals bury the data deep on their websites or have not disclosed the information at all

Access & Affordability

15 Minutes With Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

A champion for women's health, Debbie Dingell opens up about her recent emergency surgery and her thoughts about health care in the United States

Expert Perspectives

Health Is Infrastructure, Too

Special assistant to President Biden joins health experts for HealthyWomen's webinar to discuss how infrastructure impacts women's health care

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