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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.
Boston Children’s Hospital will no longer perform two types of intersex surgery on children
The decision comes a few months after Lurie Children’s Hospital announced it would suspend intersex surgeries.
New polling shows that health care could shape the final weeks of the election
The ACA’s pre-existing protections are a top concern for Democrats and independent women, and most Americans support abortion protections.
Women voters say health care is on the line this year — and they aren't hearing enough about it
Women "health care voters" fueled Democrats' midterm election gains in 2018. Those voters want to hear more about how presidential candidates would change a system they say still isn't working.
Supreme Court confirmation hearings put spotlight on health care
Experts say Amy Coney Barrett’s addition to the court would have major long-term implications when it comes to health care access, a theme that dominated Democrats' opening remarks on Monday.
Democrats call statehouse races ‘the last line of defense’ for abortion rights
Ahead of Amy Coney Barrett’s likely confirmation to the Supreme Court, Democrats and abortion rights groups are now turning their attention down-ballot.
For family caregivers, COVID is a mental health crisis in the making
The work is grueling and unpaid. As COVID continues, family caregivers — overwhelmingly women — say the burden is driving their vote.
The 19th Explains: Trump and Biden's health care plans through a gender lens
Breaking down where the two major-party presidential candidates fall on the Affordable Care Act, reproductive health and more.