Prevention & Screenings

HIV Preventive Care Is Supposed to Be Free in the US. So, Why Are Some Patients Still Paying?

Even as medication costs have decreased, lab tests and other services are still being billed. Many patients are unaware they don’t have to pay.

Your Care

The ACA guarantees full contraceptive coverage. Why are women getting denied?

Birth control is a right, but insurance companies are defying the law. They must be held accountable.

Access & Affordability

A Preventive Double Mastectomy Helped Me Fight Breast Cancer Before It Could Attack

Breast cancer runs in my family. I’m fighting back with education and aggressive risk management.

Real Women, Real Stories

Heading Into the Third Year of the Pandemic, the US Blood Supply Is at a 10-Year Low

In January 2022, the American Red Cross declared its first-ever national blood crisis

Your Health

15 Minutes With Dr. Leana Wen

The accomplished doctor weighs in on the possible future of the pandemic and the importance of public health

Your Care

Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack and Stroke

Heart attacks and strokes are not the same. Knowing the signs and symptoms of each could save your life.

Conditions & Treatments
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