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How Fear of Deportation Affects the Body

It's not enough that it wreaks havoc on a person's mental health.
Melissa Pandika
1.30.18
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Our New Health Secretary Endorsed the Idea That Fetuses Are People

Alex Azar stands to pose a real problem for reproductive rights.
Susan Rinkunas
1.25.18
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The Battle to Get Expensive Hep C Treatment in Prisons

The disease is common in prison populations but states face a catch-22: spend their entire medical budgets on newer drugs or use cheaper treatments that are less effective.
Alex Smith, KCUR
1.23.18
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Giving Birth in Jail Can Traumatize Women for Decades

Restraining women while they're giving birth is "demeaning and unnecessary." Some institutions still don't care.
Laura Dorwart
1.16.18
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A New Flushable Pregnancy Test Could Help Women in Abusive Relationships

The little plastic test hasn't changed in years and this eco-friendly version is winning in more ways than one.
Terena Bell
12.19.17
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mental health

How to Be a Good Partner to Someone Who's Experienced Sexual Trauma

"Let your partner tell you about types of touch that are triggering.”
Lindsey Smith
12.12.17
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birth control

These States Guarantee Free Birth Control No Matter What Trump Does

Regardless of what happens to Obamacare, they have us covered.
Michelle Malia
11.30.17
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Ohio Senate Passes Bill to Ban Abortions in Cases of Down Syndrome [Updated]

A judge permanently blocked a similar law in Indiana.
Ashley Lyles
11.17.17
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rights

Colleges Are Doing a Shitty Job of Teaching Consent

They're spending more—but the message isn't evolving.
Monica Luhar
11.8.17
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abortion

This Lawsuit Could Dramatically Expand Access to the Abortion Pill

“There is no medical justification for the FDA’s restrictions."
Emily Crockett
10.11.17
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The US Government Now Says Life Begins at Conception

The move from health officials provides new ammo for attacks on birth control and abortion.
Susan Rinkunas
10.10.17
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guide to healthcare

What It’s Like to Be a Refugee With an MD

Alithawi is currently a real estate agent and her husband works as a clinical assistant.
Hannah Harris Green
10.10.17