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By Christen A. Smith, The Conversation
An anthropologist, who studies the impact of police violence on black communities, examines the ways that police violence kills black women slowly through trauma, pain and loss.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The so-called global gag rule, which cuts off some U.S. government aid to health agencies that offer or mention abortion services, has been reinstated by every Republican president going back to Reagan. But the Trump administration has gone much further,…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The Trump administration is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women for religious and moral reasons.
By PBS NewsHour
Doctors and nurses have worked hard to reduce the U.S. infant mortality rate, and yet there’s been a rise in maternal mortality in recent decades, a trend that is less understood. Judy Woodruff sits down with Renee Montagne of NPR…
By Marni Sommer, The Conversation
Menstruation is a pronounced burden for women in low-income countries and those who are displaced.
By Eryn Brown, Kaiser Health News
Increasing numbers of women who produce more breast milk than they need are handing it over — or selling it — for others to use. It’s a boon to fragile infants and mothers who can’t produce enough milk, but it…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Women seeking abortions and some basic health services, including prenatal care, contraception and cancer screenings, would face restrictions and struggle to pay for some of that medical care under the House Republicans' proposed bill.
By Kate Sheridan, STAT
The new study also found overall between 20 and 30 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer will lose their jobs.
By Larry Neumeister, Garance Burke, Mitch Weiss, Associated Press
A review of decisions and writings by Neil Gorsuch, the federal appeals court judge the president has just chosen to elevate to the high court, turns up no guarantees on how he might rule on abortion.
By Alison Thoet
Cancer deaths among women are expected to climb 60 percent globally by 2030, based on estimates released Tuesday.
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