women's health

The Most Common Childbirth Practice in America Is Unnecessary and Dangerous
August 13, 2015

Why do doctors and patients insist on using electronic fetal monitoring?

Don't Buy Republicans' Sudden Change of Heart on Birth Control
September 09, 2014

They haven't given us a good enough reason to believe it.

The Terrible War on Pregnant Drug Users
July 17, 2014

A large group of women are at risk of prosecution under such statutes, which virtually every leading health organization opposes.

Why the Government Is Treating Generic Morning-After Pills Differently Than Plan B
March 03, 2014

Under a new FDA ruling, makers of the generic drugs must indicate that the drug is intended for “women 17 years of age or older.” 

A Controversial New Study Says Mammograms Don't Save Lives. Should We Believe It?
February 12, 2014

If the researchers are right, screening all women starting at 40 yields a lot of false diagnoses—without any clear benefit.

Obamacare Makes Men Pay for Maternity Care. Good!
November 05, 2013

Stories of real-life Obamacare “rate shock” have revived an old debate. Previously, health insurers could charge women higher premiums than they charged men. Insurers could also exclude maternity benefits.

This Creepy Anti-Obamacare Ad Will Give You Nightmares
September 19, 2013

Here's the latest ad against Obamacare. It involves a young woman on a medical-exam table and a creepy Uncle Sam mask. I'm not sure I can fully capture it with words, so just watch it—all the way until the end.