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Contributors, Health

The Urgent Need For More Female Voices And Leadership In The Healthcare Industry.

The Urgent Need For More Female Voices And Leadership In The Healthcare Industry.

By Caitlin Hoff The recent #MeToo movement momentum has shown the world just how far women still have left to go before equality becomes a reality. From sexism in the […]

Health

How The Rise Of Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing Access For Women’s Sexual Health

How The Rise Of Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing Access For Women’s Sexual Health

Women have seen numerous progressive movements when it comes to rights, voting and taking up space in the world. But if there is one thing that has yet to evolve […]

Health

We Spend More Than Any Other Nation On Healthcare, But Americans Can’t Afford To Get Sick

We Spend More Than Any Other Nation On Healthcare, But Americans Can’t Afford To Get Sick

To be born in America is considered an incredible privilege. This is the wealthiest country on earth, with many opportunities. There are enough jobs to go around at the moment […]

Health

How An Increase In Nurse Midwives Can Potentially Decrease America’s High Rates Of Maternal Mortality

How An Increase In Nurse Midwives Can Potentially Decrease America’s High Rates Of Maternal Mortality

It’s no secret we are experiencing a tumultuous healthcare landscape in America today. While the looming threat of certain healthcare protections and policies being gutted on a federal level and […]

Health

Reproductive And Sexual Health: Dissecting The Difference Between These Two Topics

Reproductive And Sexual Health: Dissecting The Difference Between These Two Topics

By Nursing@USC Staff In October 2017, the U.S. presidential administration rolled back a critical line item of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that required businesses to include birth […]

Girl on a Mission

Harvard Doctor Launches #QuoteHer Campaign To Amplify Female Physicians In Healthcare Journalism

Harvard Doctor Launches #QuoteHer Campaign To Amplify Female Physicians In Healthcare Journalism

Never underestimate the power of a social media campaign. From the recent #MeToo conversations about sexual assault to the #sayhername movement to elevate the names and lives of black women […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Lady Parts Justice League Fights Fiction With Facts In New Video About Abortion

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Lady Parts Justice League Fights Fiction With Facts In New Video About Abortion

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our weekly column where we share videos and online content that we are loving right now. This week we’re taking time to address […]

Health

The War On Women’s Repro Health Not Just About Abortion, As Outlined In ‘Birthright’ Documentary

The War On Women’s Repro Health Not Just About Abortion, As Outlined In ‘Birthright’ Documentary

If there is one documentary you watch about the state of reproductive healthcare in America this year, make it ‘Birthright: A War Story’. If you live in the United States, […]

Contributors, Health

How The Rise Of Medical Crowdfunding Will Only Be Exacerbated If Obamacare Is Repealed

How The Rise Of Medical Crowdfunding Will Only Be Exacerbated If Obamacare Is Repealed

By Nico Morgan Crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe were originally designed to help entrepreneurs, artists, and dreamers finance their goals. Whether that was to market a new invention, to […]

Health, Interviews

This Female-Founded Co. Champions The “Safe Is Sexy” Motto With At-Home STD Testing Kit

This Female-Founded Co. Champions The “Safe Is Sexy” Motto With At-Home STD Testing Kit

We’ve posted quite a few articles about the current climate of healthcare given the right-wing political agenda that seeks to limit women’s access to certain clinics (Planned Parenthood) and strip […]

Contributors

How Healthcare Fails Transgender Patients With Medical Stigma, Misunderstanding & Policy

How Healthcare Fails Transgender Patients With Medical Stigma, Misunderstanding & Policy

By Elaine Reilly We have recently covered the ways in which women are failed by the healthcare system. Women’s pain is often taken less seriously by doctors, making it harder […]

Health

5 Inventions Created To Prevent The Epidemic Of Maternal Mortality Around The World

5 Inventions Created To Prevent The Epidemic Of Maternal Mortality Around The World

Maternal mortality is a major healthcare issue globally. According to the World Health Organization, over 300,000 women die from pregnancy- or childbirth-related complications as of statistics shared in 2015. They […]

Contributors

Diagnosis: Sexism. Why Women’s Pain Is Taken Less Seriously By The Healthcare Industry

Diagnosis: Sexism. Why Women’s Pain Is Taken Less Seriously By The Healthcare Industry

By Liz Greene Two months of excruciating pain and an endless barrage of medical testing had culminated in a surgery that was supposed to end my suffering, and return me […]

Contributors

Four Reasons Why The Trump Administration Is The Millennial Woman’s Greatest Threat

Four Reasons Why The Trump Administration Is The Millennial Woman’s Greatest Threat

By Liz Greene The morning after the election, my office was eerily quiet. The routine buzz of chitchat, occasional shrieks, and bursts of laughter were all absent — even the […]

Health

What You Need To Know About Birth Control Access If Donald Trump Repeals Obamacare

What You Need To Know About Birth Control Access If Donald Trump Repeals Obamacare

While we are facing down the prospect of a presidential administration headed up by a guy who we highly suspect doesn’t actually want to do the job, there are plenty […]