Building awareness of the disparities black women face in pregnancy is a start—but providers also need to acknowledge our own biases.
We need to start calling obstetric violence what it is.
When profit-maximizing “pharma bros” hike up the price of drugs, they are disproportionately harming women.
My personal journey through the transition we dare not discuss compels me to break the silence around menopause.
Is this an essay about health and feminism? Yes and no.
Over 15,000 women are protesting Summer’s Eve—claiming its products promote manipulative marketing, include toxic products and have poor ingredient disclosure.
The only thing more startling about rising uterine fibroid (UF) diagnosis rates—1 in 3 women will experience UF in their lifetime—may be the global silence about this women’s health crisis. Sateria Venable founded The Fibroid Foundation to break that silence.
I interviewed hundreds of women at the 22nd Annual AIDS Conference in Amsterdam—and discovered that, no matter where they are from, women everywhere want the same, universal things.
Despite legislation passed over 20 years ago, women, and especially women of color, are still being left out of clinical trials. The health outcomes for women, and especially women of color, reflect this disparity.
The American Medical Association has never addressed the topic of sexually abusive doctors—but Dr. Meg Edison is insisting they act.