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Pregnant people haven't been included in promising COVID vaccine trials
Vaccine trials have had promising results, but a lack of testing makes it unclear if they'll be safe for pregnant people.
A MacArthur 'genius' shares why he is using his award to support his wife's work
In an interview with The 19th, Damien Fair and Rahel Nardos discuss their plans for the grant.
Health care: What Joe Biden can accomplish even with a GOP-controlled Senate
Some of Biden's ambitious plans to extend gender-based health care protections could be accomplished without Congress.
The Affordable Care Act — and its protections for women and LGBTQ+ people — looks likely to survive
Two conservative Supreme Court justices indicated in oral arguments that they would not strike down the health-care law.
Mammograms fell sharply in early pandemic months, study finds
As COVID-19 cases climb again, cancer screenings are likely to plummet once more.
Initiatives to restrict abortion access fail in Colorado, but pass in Louisiana
The divergent results foreshadow an emerging reality where state laws determine abortion access, especially if the Supreme Court eliminates federal protections.
Pregnancy increases COVID-19's mortality risk, CDC says
A new report linked pregnancy to higher rates of complications, including death, from COVID-19 — a reversal from previous federal advisories.
Abortion restrictions are on the ballot in Louisiana and Colorado
Two ballot initiatives could preview a future without Roe v. Wade, one in which voters can add new restrictions or virtually ban the procedure.
Advocates worry Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation could undercut efforts to curb sexual assault
The Supreme Court could have numerous opportunities in coming years to weigh in on how institutions handle sexual misconduct.