Teaching young patients to advocate for themselves at every medical appointment and to ask informed questions before consenting to exams may help correct for an imbalance of power between patients and physicians.
Today, the Trump administration announced an overhaul of the Medicaid program that could deny or limit benefits and may result in reducing enrollment in the program, particularly in states hostile to the Affordable Care Act that want to limit expenses.
The World Health Organization recently reported a global decline in the maternal mortality rate over the past 20 years—but pregnancy related deaths in the United States more than doubled across the same two decades. Why is motherhood such a precarious state in a prosperous country like ours?
The Department of Health and Human Services last week threatened to withhold federal funding from California if the state does not remove its requirement that private health insurance plans include abortion coverage.
“We hope that our message of love and support around abortion is a universal message that would touch anyone who hears it. We hope it softens people—and that instead of vilifying people who have abortions, it moves people to think of loved ones.”
Unlike almost every other period tracking app, Euki does not store any user data in the cloud.
Donald Trump made history today as the first president to ever address the March for Life. And feminists from across the country talked back.
At the March for Life today, so-called “pro-life” activists will undoubtedly celebrate the strides that have been made by the Trump administration on behalf of their anti-abortion cause. But if the movement is truly driven by the value of respecting the dignity of and preserving human life, they should reconsider celebrating Trump as their champion.
Consular officials now have the authority to deny a visitor visa to any pregnant women if they have reason to believe that she intends to travel to the U.S. for the “primary purpose” of giving birth.
Illinois Governor Pritzker has vowed that the state will be a beacon of hope for women in need of abortions, which is important as other midwestern states attempt to put new restrictions in place—but even the Land of Lincoln has a parental notification law. Now, it’s come under renewed fire.