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Even the Rainforest Is Better Off When Women Have Reproductive Healthcare

But conservationists and health advocates have struggled to break out of silos and combine forces.
Kaleigh Rogers
women's health

Amazon Vendors Are Selling Expired Emergency Contraception

Customers are buying tampered contraception on the site and Amazon has yet to inform them.
Sarah Kramer
brb getting my tubes tied

Trump’s Pick for Medicare and Medicaid Wants to Cut Mandatory Maternity Coverage

Seema Verma raised some eyebrows in her nomination hearing, but her comments were likely just a glimpse of what’s to come for women’s healthcare.
Kaleigh Rogers
no brainers

Pharmacists in These Three States Can Now Prescribe Birth Control

The goal is to get more women better access to reproductive care by making it easier and more convenient.
Kaleigh Rogers
Star Wars

Did Inadequate Women’s Healthcare Destroy Star Wars’ Old Republic?

Why didn’t they just go to a goddamned obstetrician-gynecologist?
Sarah Jeong
mental health

Denying Women Access to Abortion Has Negative Psychological Effects, Study Finds

Many anti-abortion advocates claim women’s mental health is at risk if they have an abortion, but new research shows denying access is more detrimental.
Kaleigh Rogers

Why Women Could Be the Key to Uber’s Success in Argentina

Newly decriminalized in Buenos Aires, Uber may benefit from the bad reputation that traditional taxis have with women.
Meaghan Beatley
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Got So Much Wrong About Late-Term Abortions

The final presidential debate brought the issue to a head.
Kaleigh Rogers

Are You Ready to Insert Your Own IUD?

An over-the-counter option would bring a whole new class of contraceptives to the uninsured.
Ankita Rao
Design Bias

Women Are the Invisible Victims of PTSD

Research shows that women are up to twice as likely to develop PTSD, but research, treatments and laws are all designed with the combat veteran in mind.
Rose Eveleth

A Group of 2,000 Pregnant Colombian Women Could Help Crack the Mystery of Zika

The link between Zika and microcephaly has not been confirmed, but following these women through their pregnancies will provide a wealth of information.
Kaleigh Rogers

Scientists Still Can’t Say Zika Causes Microcephaly

The more we understand this condition and the virus, the more questions arise about the relationship between the two.
Kaleigh Rogers