The American Cancer Society recently released new guidelines, raising the minimum age of regular mammograms for women with no known risk factors from 40 to 45. While these guidelines may make sense when you look at population statistics as a whole, on an anecdotal level, they alarmed me as a 43-year-old.
Medical and nursing students would complete clinical hours at the clinics as an optional rotation.
The Texas legislature approved two measures on Friday that will make it harder for some of the most marginalized Texans to access cancer treatment and legal abortion care.
The Hospital Corporation of America donates more to Republican candidates and PACs than Democratic ones, but it doesn’t want to see the Supreme Court rule against the Obama administration in King v. Burwell because it finds that the ACA works as intended and benefits its bottom line.
In the lead-up to the primary for the 13th Congressional district in Pennsylvania, Democratic state Rep. Brendan F. Boyle has been making pro-choice campaign trail promises so contrary to his voting record that it’s inspired NARAL Pro-Choice America and Emily’s List to team up to issue what amounts to an anti-endorsement.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases challenging the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act. Here’s everything you need to know about those cases.
Despite the gender-identity nondiscrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act, doctors say some insurance companies are rejecting coverage of basic preventive care.
The biggest disparity among Pennsylvania women with and without health insurance was found regarding access to Pap smears and mammograms.
A new ad from the Obama campaign reiterates Romney’s position against helping women access contraception.
STIs affect people of all races, ages, and sexual orientations, though some individuals experience greater challenges in protecting their health. When individual risk behaviors are combined with barriers to quality health information and STI prevention services, the risk of infection increases. Increasing access to testing is key.