How Profiteers Lure Women Into Often-Unneeded Surgery

New York Times, April 14, 2018
by Matthew Goldstein and Jessica Silver-Greenberg

[...] Just like that, she had stumbled into a growing industry that makes money by coaxing women into having surgery — sometimes unnecessarily — so that they are more lucrative plaintiffs in… Read More

How ‘Bad Medicine’ Dismisses And Misdiagnoses Women’s Symptoms

NPR, March 27, 2018
by Terry Gross, interviewing Maya Dusenbery

[...] Dusenbery says these experiences fit into a larger pattern of gender bias in medicine. Her new book, Doing Harm, makes the case that women's symptoms are often dismissed and misdiagnosed… Read More

Birth Control Apps Find A Big Market In ‘Contraception Deserts’

NPR, March 26, 2018
by Lesley McClurg and Ashley Lopez

[...] Women using these services in cities say they like the speed and no-hassle privacy they get by making a purchase through the app. And in some rural areas where women's health clinics are few… Read More

Abortion, free speech collide in Supreme Court dispute

ABC News, March 16, 2018
by Mark Sherman, Associated Press

Even as it advertises "free pregnancy services" and promises in signs on its door and inside to discuss all options with pregnant women, Informed Choices exists to steer women away from abortion. The state… Read More

A Larger Role for Midwives Could Improve Deficient U.S. Care for Mothers and Babies

ProPublica, February 22, 2018
by Nina Martin

In Great Britain, midwives deliver half of all babies, including Kate Middleton’s first two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. In Sweden, Norway and France, midwives oversee… Read More

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