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6 Scary Signs That Prove Stress Is Taking A Toll On American Women

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Taking an inventory on several health risks for American women in 2013 paints a picture of pain: of overdosing, caregiver burnout, health disparities, financial stress and over-drinking.

When It Comes to Women's Health, Politicians Still Don't Get It

Dee Dee Myers | Posted 04.30.2013 | Miami
Dee Dee Myers

We have to continue our unyielding support for Planned Parenthood. For many, it's their main source of health care; in Florida alone, more than 80,000 women receive health services each year.

Laura Bassett

Obama Makes Play For Women Voters In Colorado | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

On a day when Mitt Romney's campaign took heat for touting the health care reform law he implemented while governor of Massachusetts, President Barack...

Laura Bassett

Obamacare Ruling Is 'Major Victory' For Women | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although the requirement that contraception be covered by employers' health care plans was not an issue addressed by the Supreme Court o...

Facing Tough Financial Choices, Health Insurance Is Often Sacrificed

Anika Rahman | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Anika Rahman

The Affordable Care Act would change the outlook for thousands of low-income women, including significant numbers of women of color, across the country who bear the brunt of our current health-care crisis.

Affordable Care Act Helps Women

Harry Reid | Posted 10.16.2011 | Women
Harry Reid

When I was a kid, I thought I was a lot tougher than I was. My mother taught me that if you acted like you could handle yourself, then you could. But sometimes that meant enduring unnecessary pain.

A Victory for Women's Health

Rep. Lois Capps | Posted 09.18.2011 | Women
Rep. Lois Capps

Today, the Institute of Medicine released an important report, Clinical Preventive Services for Women: Closing the Gaps, that recognizes the importance of access to preventive health services for women.