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Obesity Is a Complex Disease With a Variety of Treatments

Obesity Is a Complex Disease With a Variety of Treatments

Different people need different approaches when it comes to treating obesity. Find out what options exist.

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Survey Says: Insurance Providers May Put Up Barriers to Care

A 2021 survey conducted by HealthyWomen found techniques used by insurance companies to manage care don’t always benefit the patient

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Five Things to Know Now That the Supreme Court Has Overturned Roe v. Wade

By undoing that landmark decision, the court has empowered states to set their own abortion restrictions — so where people live will determine their level of access.

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What the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Abortion Means for Women’s Health and Well-Being: 4 Essential Reads

Scholars explain how the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion is likely to affect women’s health.

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Women Having Surgery Get Better Results if Their Surgeon Is a Woman

Recent research finds that women are less likely to have complications or die when their surgeon is a woman

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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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Obesity Among Black Women: Fighting the Disease Through Community

Why do Black women have the highest rates of obesity in the U.S.? The answer lies beyond the numbers on the scale.

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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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New Report Finds U.S. Women Have the Highest Rate of Maternal Deaths Among High-Income Countries

We knew the US healthcare system did a poor job of serving women. The Commonwealth Fund Report reveals the situation is even worse than we thought.

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What’s Sexual Orientation Got to Do With It? LGTBQ People Face Discrimination in Healthcare

It’s 2022 — and LGBTQ discrimination in healthcare is still a thing

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