“How can you say you care to cure someone when you didn’t care enough to protect them from it in the first place?”
News Posted in Health Care
The History of the Medical Industry’s Role in Oppression is Well Documented
Social media is reshaping the medical industry’s abuse or, at least, the extent to which that abuse can be shared. It also provides a platform where workers can reinforce dangerous beliefs.
Popular health care algorithm shows bias against Black patients, study finds
It’s unlikely that this will be the last algorithm to show bias against Black patients.
Why Aren’t More Trans Women on PrEP?
So much of the research and the way trans health-care programs are designed is not trans-affirming or developed by trans folks.
The GOP Health Bill Is an Attack on Our Sexual Rights
Three years ago, I got an IUD after trying a couple different brands of the pill. In an era of regressive health-care policy, I’m afraid I may not be able to afford a replacement of my preferred contraceptive method.
How the Senate’s Health Care Bill Will Seriously Hurt Black Women
Black moms are three times more likely than white moms to die from pregnancy-related causes and are also at greater risk of pregnancy-related injury and death. We know that we need greater access to care, not less.
Black Women Stand to Lose the Most Under the GOP Health Plan
When Trump and his administration are making plans to “have insurance for everybody,” he needs to mean us too.
Trump’s First Executive Order Starts the Repeal of Obamacare
This first step from Trump shows that the transition will be anything but smooth.
Limiting Health Care Access Is Life or Death for Marginalized Communities
In 2017, as we fight for reproductive and trans justice, we have to be clear that healthcare equity and dignity means affordable access to all the medical care that we need.
The ACA Coverage Gap and Its Deadly Implications
As the December 15th deadline approaches to sign up for 2017 market exchange plans, affordable health insurance remains out of reach or at-risk for too many Americans.