The ACA Marketplace Is Open Again for Insurance Sign-Ups. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Next week, the federal insurance exchange reopens for an unusual midyear special enrollment period

Access & Affordability

Kids Already Coping With Mental Disorders Spiral as Pandemic Topples Vital Support Systems

Nearly 3 million children in the U.S. have a serious emotional or behavioral health condition. The pandemic has cut them off from those who understand their needs.

Self-Care & Mental Health

4 Vital Health Issues — Not Tied to Covid — That Congress Addressed in Massive Spending Bill

A ban on surprise medical bills among health care issues in massive legislative package

Your Care

Watch Your Mouth: Don’t Forget Your Dental Health During the Pandemic

Your dental health is directly connected to your overall health

Your Health

Advocates View Health Care as Key to Driving LGBTQ Rights Conversation

Surveys show that about one-third of transgender people have been refused treatment or suffered verbal or physical abuse from a medical provider

Access & Affordability

Retiree Living the RV Dream Fights $12,387 Nightmare Lab Fee

How one woman's routine medical visit turned into a financial ordeal

Access & Affordability

Surprise! Congress Takes Steps to Curb Unexpected Medical Bills

Patients may still be surprised by the high cost of health care overall, but they'll now be protected against unexpected bills from out-of-network providers

Access & Affordability

Why Women’s Health Should Be a Priority for the New Congress

We've come a long way, but disparities still exist

Policy

Experts Discuss the Future of Women’s Health After a Historic Election

HealthyWomen's "Presidency, Congress and the Supreme Court" looks at the role each branch may play in the year to come

Expert Perspectives

7 things President-Elect Biden Can Achieve on Health Care

Big transformational reforms are unlikely, but the new administration can make smaller changes that will improve the lives of millions of Americans

Access & Affordability

‘All You Want Is to Be Believed’: The Impacts of Unconscious Bias in Health Care

Latino and Black patients are less likely to receive pain medications or get referred for advanced care than white patients with the same complaints

Your Health

Without Ginsburg, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg puts Obamacare, abortion rights and brith control at risk.

Your Care

Lessons From How the Polio Vaccine Went From the Lab to the Public That Americans Can Learn From Today

The most significant biomedical advance of the past century had a rocky start, but ultimately the polio vaccine led to the disease being eradicated.

Science and Technology