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

Why the COVID-19 Vaccine Approval Process Should Be Driven by Science, Not Politics

Increasing public trust in vaccines may help keep millions of Americans safe and healthy

Policy

Suffering From Chronic Pain as a Black Woman

Bias can lead to disparities in diagnosis and treatment of Black women with chronic pain

Chronic Care Issues

If Obamacare Goes Away, Here Are Eight Ways Your Life Will be Affected

More than 20 million Americans will lose coverage if the Affordable Care Act is overturned — and that's just the beginning.

Access & Affordability

How a New Way Of Parsing COVID-19 Data Began to Show The Breadth Of Health Gaps Between Blacks and Whites

Desegregating data of COVID-19 and other health issues provides a clearer picture of racial and demographic disparities.

Access & Affordability

COVID Exodus Fills Vacation Towns With New Medical Pressures

Across the country, the affluent are waiting out the pandemic in vacation homes, straining local health care facilities.

Access & Affordability

With No Legal Guardrails for Patients, Ambulances Drive Surprise Medical Billing

Out-of-network bills leave some patients thinking twice before calling an ambulance.

Access & Affordability