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Policy decisions affect your health. Here's how.

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A Conversation With Janet McUlsky About Patient Advocacy

It’s no surprise that the 2022 winner of HealthyWomen’s Pinnacle Award says we all do better when we support each other. Find out what else she had to say.

Access & Affordability

Survey Says: How Women View Health Care and Access to Health Information

Our new survey found praise for podcasts and taking an active role in health care

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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 Healthcare Lens on Honoring Black History Month

Our Senior Policy Advisor Martha Nolan shares her ideas in a new Op-Ed

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What Is the Best Mask for COVID-19? A Mechanical Engineer Explains the Science After 2 Years of Testing Masks in His Lab

If your cloth mask is comfy and light and feels like you are wearing nothing at all, it probably isn’t doing much to keep you and others safe from the coronavirus

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Ask KHN-PolitiFact: Is My Cloth Mask Good Enough? The 2022 Edition

Wearing a cloth mask is better than not wearing a mask at all, but if you can upgrade — or layer cloth with surgical — now is the time

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The US Doesn’t Have Enough Faculty to Train the Next Generation of Nurses

The U.S. will need about 2 million new registered nurses by 2030 but some nursing programs are turning away students because of a shortage of faculty and clinical sites

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