So why can’t more women get it? We now know there’s a cheap, safe treatment that could save thousands of lives each year. But those who need it can’t always access it.

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Nicole Veum had been sober for nine years when she and her husband, Ben, decided to have a baby. Motherhood was something she wanted to feel. If she needed an epidural during labor, Veum told her doctor, she didn’t want any fentanyl in it. She didn’t want to feel high

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In a recent essay in Vogue, Lena Dunham described her decision to have a hysterectomy at age 31 after a decade of unsuccessful attempts to control increasingly excruciating pain from endometriosis. The decision was difficult because it meant that she would never be able to become pregnant, something she had long dreamed of, but also because her health care providers did not take her pain seriously

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Texas woman shares what it’s like to give birth with a transplanted uterusDa

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According to a new study, states that give midwives a greater role in patient care achieve better results on key measures of maternal and neonatal health

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We Are Multitudes

January 11, 2018

Women are chimeras, with genetic material from both their parents and children. Where does that leave individual identity?

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Not education. Not income. Not even being an expert on racial disparities in health care

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Beautiful. Pure. Natural. Medicine at its pinnacle. Those were the words of Dr. Giuliano Testa this week — the principal investigator of a clinical trial with ten women underway at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas

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