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Biosimilars 101

Biosimilars 101

Biosimilars are a less expensive but equally effective alternative to some drugs

Congressional Briefing: Preventing HPV-Related Cancers Through Vaccination and Screening

Congressional Briefing: Preventing HPV-Related Cancers Through Vaccination and Screening

Learn how Congress can act to help end HPV-related cancers through vaccination

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Health Insurance 101: How to Choose Health Insurance When You’re Living with Obesity

If you’re living with obesity, these are the 6 questions you need to ask when choosing health insurance

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Seguros médicos 101: Cómo escoger un seguro médico si vives con obesidad

Si vives con obesidad, hay 6 preguntas que debes hacer cuando escojas tu seguro médico

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5 Steps to Take When Your Healthcare Provider Won’t Listen to You

Feeling ignored or not taken seriously by your HCP? Here’s what to do.

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Gender-Affirming Care Is Important

Gender-affirming care is medical care — and it can be a matter of life and death for trans people

The Covid-19 Public Health Emergency Is Ending Soon

The Covid-19 Public Health Emergency Is Ending Soon

The federal state of emergency for Covid end date is May 11, 2023. What will this mean for you and your healthcare?

New Survey, New Insight

New Survey, New Insight

We asked you to share your experience with birth control pills, menopause and hormone therapy. Here are the surprising results.

Overall Preterm Birth Rates in the United States Increased Last Year — And They Rose for Women of Color

Overall Preterm Birth Rates in the United States Increased Last Year — And They Rose for Women of Color

Race and economic status continue to impact birth outcomes for moms and babies

What Can Your Pharmacist Do for You?

What Can Your Pharmacist Do for You?

Pharmacists do more than fill prescriptions. With expanding roles, they’re becoming indispensable to patient care.

A List of 10 Common Medical Specialties

What Do Doctors Do? A List of 10 Common Medical Specialties

Medical specialists are experts in certain areas. Find out what conditions common medical specialities treat.

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Why Diversity in Clinical Trials Is Important

When it comes to clinical trials, what we don’t know can hurt women

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Can Living in the U.S. Increase Your Risk of Preterm Birth?

Women in the U.S. are more likely to give birth early compared to women in other developed nations. What makes the U.S. different?

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Health Insurance 101 for Women: What You’re Entitled to as a Woman

What you need to know to get the health insurance benefits you deserve

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The Importance of Black Dermatologists: Skin Care Must See Color

Only 3% of U.S. dermatologists are Black. It’s a disparity that can have devastating effects for Black patients experiencing skin and hair care concerns.

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