A new study of women in Costa Rica finds that one dose of the HPV vaccine may be enough to create the antibodies needed to prevent infection. If confirmed, this could be good news for people in the United States and abroad.
One Texas abortion provider said that she canceled 45 scheduled abortion procedures Friday morning as a result of the state’s omnibus anti-abortion access law.
An across-the-board reduction in food stamp benefits takes effect Friday, and more cuts are on the horizon.
RH Reality Check recently spoke with sex workers Minnie Scarlet, Darby Hickey, and Violet Rose about what role they think feminism can play in sex workers’ rights, among other issues.
The glitchy rollout of Obamacare offered plenty of fodder for Republicans who oppose the bill. But what most will remember from Wednesday’s House hearing is a bunch of angry men yelling at a woman.
Teenage motherhood, especially for girls under 15 years old, has negative health and economic impacts for both the young girls and their communities.
The legislation would address longstanding gaps of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, which was enacted 35 years ago this month.
New research finds that Black women, who are more likely to get and die from cervical cancer, are also more likely to have strains of HPV not covered by the current vaccines. However, researchers caution this is not a reason to delay getting vaccinated.
What will it take to get people to recognize not just the racial disparity in death rates but the disparity in concern over U.S. Black women’s health and lives?
While the teen has not been charged with a crime regarding the dead fetus, she has still faced death threats and public judgment for her actions.