La planificación familiar, Planned Parenthood y hasta el consumo de tabaco podrían verse rápidamente afectados por medidas que podría tomar el flamante secretario de Salud.
After a tough fight by Democrats, Senate Republicans confirmed Rep. Tom Price’s nomination to head the Department of Health and Human Services. He will have the authority to upend some current practices.
Ending federal support of the group that helps supply women’s reproductive health care could complicate health law overhaul efforts.
La Ley de Cuidado de salud Asequible afectó las primas y la cobertura de condiciones preexistentes. Pero el texto de más de 2.000 páginas contiene provisiones que afectan a diario a los estadounidenses.
It’s unclear what will become of some of the rules and regulations advanced by the 2010 health law as Republicans in Congress work to dismantle the sweeping measure.
La Isla enfrenta una epidemia de Zika que pone a sus habitantes frente a dilemas médicos y religiosos.
Because of the fears about devastating birth defects, carrying a child to term can be daunting for women in the commonwealth.
Removing them during already-planned hysterectomies poses little risk and can help prevent a deadly cancer, researchers find.
A new study shows women fare worse without a support network.
The CEO of the group’s state organization, Kathy Kneer, says private donations can’t cover the potential loss of federal money for reproductive health services.
La idea de que las mujeres perderían el acceso gratuito a anticonceptivos si la ley de salud se deroga o reemplaza es sólo la punta del iceberg del problema. Hay otros beneficios para la salud de las mujeres que también están en riesgo.
The federal health law offered new coverage guarantees for women, and some advocates fear they could change under Republicans’ efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.
The experiment — involving 50 women in Hawaii, Oregon, New York and Washington — breaks ground by letting women get an abortion without visiting a clinic.
In 2015, the number of babies born in the U.S. before the 37th week of pregnancy increased by about 2,000 over the previous year.
Implants and intrauterine devices are endorsed by pediatricians, OB-GYNs and health officials as a way to help girls and women space their pregnancies and reduce the risk of having a premature baby.
States are contemplating whether access to IUD through post-delivery procedures could be an important step in curbing unintended pregnancies.
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a bill that would have guaranteed employees of small businesses can keep their jobs if they take parental leave to bond with a new child.
Officials at the state exchange say they have fixed their computer system to stop switching some low-income pregnant women into Medi-Cal without their approval.
A number of preventive services used by both men and women are now available at no cost to consumers.
Here’s a breakdown of what women should know, and what is still unclear, regarding how Zika is transmitted, who is at risk and how to take precautions against it.