How Inequity Gets Built Into America’s Vaccination System

People eligible for the coronavirus vaccine are running up against barriers that are designed into the very systems meant to serve those most at risk of dying of the disease.

Prevention & Screenings

Breaking Barriers to Pain Treatment

Women in pain are less likely to be fully treated for their symptoms. More groups are working toward equity.

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The Price of Period Poverty

Too many people who menstruate struggle to afford period products

Your Health

Trans Day of Visibility Offers Chance for Community to Stand in Solidarity and Support

The pandemic has made it difficult for trans people to support one another in person, or celebrate important physical changes with friends

Your Care

For Millions of Americans Enduring Chronic Pain, Support Is Overdue

It's time to implement the SUPPORT Act

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Fast Facts: 10 Things to Know About Women and Chronic Pain

Why women suffer more from chronic pain

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Living With a Disability Is Very Expensive – Even With Government Assistance

For 20 million working-age adults living with disabilities in the U.S., it takes more money to make ends meet because of the additional expenses they face every day

Your Care

The Pandemic and The Pulpit

Black faith leaders are working to raise awareness about Covid-19 infections and vaccines, one sermon at a time

Prevention & Screenings

Many Black Americans Aren’t Rushing To Get the Covid-19 Vaccine — A Long History of Medical Abuse Suggests Why

Black people are acutely aware of the history of racism in the medical establishment, and the ways it persists today

Your Care

People Over 75 Are First in Line to Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19. The Average Black Person Here Doesn’t Live That Long.

Prioritizing by age might seem like an obvious choice, but it ignores the fact that a smaller share of Black people reach the age of 75 than white people.

Access & Affordability

The Connection Between Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Women's Health

Type 2 diabetes greatly increases your chance of developing cardiovascular disease, and the two share many risk factors. Luckily, you can make changes to lower your risk for both.

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Black Organizations Are Doing Their Part to Get More Black People Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Working to overcome mistrust in the Black community, Black organizations hope to serve as a trusted source to combat vaccine hesitancy

Prevention & Screenings

Domestic Violence Hurts People With Disabilities, Too

The hidden epidemic within the disability community

Self-Care & Mental Health