The plan will result in less access to affordable, consistent birth control for the poor working women of Pennsylvania—which, as the federal birth control mandate demonstrates, is counter to the intention of health-care reform.
Women serving our country should never have to face the tragedy of a sexual assault, but if they do, they should be able to access comprehensive health care and support services.
Poland is struggling with record low numbers of women having children. So why would the Minister of Health suggest that the national health care plan no longer fund anesthetization during delivery?
Studies are showing dramatic drops in sperm counts and rising rates of reproductive health problems for men throughout industrialized countries. Are environmental contaminants partially to blame?
Sex reassignment surgery and other related medical interventions cost thousands of dollars and are not optional for many transgender people. But many insurance companies don’t consider these procedures medically necessary.
Teenagers want doctors’ help with birth control and STD prevention. But very few of us provide it.
One in three women has a hysterectomy before her sixtieth birthday. Is such major surgery medically necessary for all those women? And if not, how did this procedure become commonplace?