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A first-of-its-kind investment in home care is in the works. But will it be enough?
The American Jobs plan would allocate $400 billion to assist in home health care, a historic investment, but one expert says it may not be enough.
CDC advisers want more information before making decision on Johnson & Johnson vaccine
Six women who received the vaccine developed rare blood clots and low platelet levels. It's not clear if there was a causal effect.
Survey: 69 percent of women under age 30 say COVID-19 has harmed their mental health
Women are more likely to have experienced psychological consequences from the public health crisis. The health care system may not be equipped to respond.
The U.S. is recommending pausing Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine. Women wonder what’s next.
Touted as a tool for equity, the vaccine is on hold after six women developed blood clots soon after getting a shot. The complications are still exceedingly rare.
Illinois will extend insurance for postpartum people. It could fight pregnancy-related deaths.
The state is the first to extend postpartum Medicaid coverage, so people keep insurance for a year after giving birth. Others are likely to follow.
As COVID vaccine eligibility opens up, older women struggle to get a shot
Lack of internet and limited outreach means about a quarter of adults 65 and older still aren't vaccinated. Early evidence suggests women are more vulnerable.
Biden campaigned on universal health coverage. Will his next big plan include a public option?
Recent legislation made steps toward expanding coverage, but millions of Americans are still uninsured. Addressing that could help close gaps for many pregnant people.
Here’s how high uninsured rates could be contributing to the pregnancy-related death crisis
The United States ranks worse than any other wealthy nation for pregnancy-related health, and new data suggests high rates of uninsurance among low-income people could be a reason why.
Biden administration kills food stamp restriction that could have affected 1.3 million Americans
The restriction would have particularly affected Black women and Latinas, who remain disproportionately affected by the recession.
New study finds 1 in 3 U.S. mothers don’t plan to vaccinate their children
This hesitancy is most common among White Republican-leaning mothers — with more than half planning to opt out when a coronavirus vaccine is available for children.