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.
A New, Lower Threshold for Lead Poisoning in Children Means More Kids Will Get Tested – but the Ultimate Solution Is Eliminating Lead Sources
The most lead-contaminated neighborhoods in cities are often the poorest and home to the highest percentage of nonwhite children
As American Independence Rang, a Sweeping Lockdown and Mass Inoculations Fought off a Smallpox Outbreak
In the summer of 1776, Boston offered smallpox inoculation to everyone and required those who declined to leave town or stay in their homes
Britney’s Conservatorship Is One Example of How the Legacy of Eugenics in the US Continues to Affect the Lives of Disabled Women
Britney Spears was forced to continue wearing an IUD under her conservatorship. Her story is one shared by disabled women across the country who are denied the right to make decisions about their sexual and reproductive health.
Are COVID-19 Boosters Ethical, With Half the World Waiting for a First Shot? A Bioethicist Weighs In
Of the 5.76 billion doses of vaccine that have been administered globally, only 1.9% went to people in low-income countries
Some doctors appreciate seeing records of home-monitored blood pressure, exercise and the like between visits, others view the data as more of a burden than an asset
Roe v. Wade Gave American Women a Choice About Having Children – Here’s How That Changed Their Lives
If the Roe v. Wade decision were overturned, women's control over the timing and number of children they have would be reduced or even eradicated
A new federal regulation makes it easy to get test results and see what your doctor is recording about your health. One downside: You might not understand what you read.
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
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.
Why policymakers must permanently expand Medicare coverage for telehealth visits
26 Oct 2020Policy
Preterm birth is an urgent public health crisis in our country with approximately one in 10 babies born prematurely
21 Oct 2020Chronic Care Issues