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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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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Clinically Speaking: What Are Biosimilars?

Biosimilars are more affordable than the drugs they're modeled after — and they work just as well. Could they be an option for you?

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Coming Soon to a Pharmacy Near You: Biosimilars

Biosimilars can provide a more accessible — yet equally effective — alternative to expensive prescription medications

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Women Need Biosimilars

There are more affordable medicines than what's on the market — but most of us can't access them

Policy

In the Balance: We Need to Ensure Access to Pain Management Options While Confronting the Opioid Crisis

In recognition of Pain Awareness Month, Phyllis Greenberger, HealthyWomen’s Senior Vice President for Science and Health Policy, reflects on the importance of safeguarding the health needs of chronic pain patients while confronting the opioid crisis.

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Babies Dependent On Opioids Need Touch, Not Tech

Infants born to women who have been using opioids have developed a physical dependence on the opioid while in the womb. New studies have shown how physical contact can help those infants do better, reduce symptoms of withdrawal, and recover more quickly.

Prevention & Screenings

Congress: Keep the REMS Safety Program Intact

Congress should pause and not pass the current CREATES legislation now under consideration. Phyllis Greenberger unravels the complexities behind this important patient safety debate.

Your Care

Watch: What You Should Know About The New Rule On Short-Term Health Plans

Video discussion about the problems with short term health plans – also known as "skinny plans," which may have lower monthly premiums, but will not provide the benefits or protections required by the ACA.

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Trump Administration Loosens Restrictions On Short-Term Health Plans

Short term health plans will be available starting in October. They may deny insurance to people with pre-existing condition, and they may not cover maternity care, preventive care, mental health services or substance abuse treatment.

Prevention & Screenings