health care

6 Ways Women In Canada Have It So Much Better Than They Do In The U.S.

Better political representation? Check. Paid leave? Check. Leader who literally can’t stop talking about feminism? Check and check.

Kylie Cheung | May 18, 2016 - 12:04 am

Frisky Rant: Actually, I Love Abortion

In addition to not telling women what to do with our bodies, people — like Bill Nye — need to stop telling us how to feel about what we do with

Katie Klabusich | September 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

Debate This: Should This 17-Year-Old Have The Right To Refuse Cancer Treatment?

When 17-year-old Connecticut teen Cassandra was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, she refused chemotherapy treatments, arguing that she didn’t want to poison her body. After several missed appointments and arguments with…

Claire Hannum | January 8, 2015 - 2:00 pm

A Major Change In Medicine That Means We Can All Trust Our Doctors More

When you get prescribed a pharmaceutical drug, you generally assume — or at least would hope you can assume — that it’s in your best interest to take it. Because…

The Stir | December 18, 2013 - 10:50 am

Juicy Couture Employees Say The Company Has Eliminated Full-Time Employment, Benefits

Juice Couture is known for its expensive denim and its velour track suits. Jeans retail for upwards of $178 and handbags around $230. And yet! Employees at the company’s flagship…

Julie Gerstein | March 28, 2013 - 10:20 am

Obama Changes Health Insurance Coverage Of Birth Control For Religious Employers

The Obama administration released new details this morning about which religious employers will be exempt from covering the cost of birth control under health care reform — which the Associated…

Jessica Wakeman | February 1, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Protests In Ireland Over 31-Year-Old Woman Refused Medical Care During Miscarriage

Earlier this week, the world reacted to the news that a hospital in Ireland refused medical care to a woman during her miscarriage and she eventually died from blood poisoning.

Jessica Wakeman | November 16, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Too Crazy For Health Insurance

Unlike my future captor Tom Cruise, I’m a big fan of psychiatry. Why? Well, it’s given me opportunities I never could have experienced without medical intervention for depression, agoraphobia and panic attacks.

Sara Benincasa | November 2, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Paul Ryan: 12 Things To Know About Mitt Romney’s VP Pick

Happy Saturday, folks! Did you hear? Mitt Romney has announced his running mate for the presidential election — Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI). Let’s get to know him, shall we? …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 11, 2012 - 12:30 pm

6 Things To Know About The Birth Control Mandate That Begins Today

Happy free birth control day! President Obama’s free birth control mandate begins today, but before you get your hopes up there are some important things to know about what it…

Pop Sugar | August 1, 2012 - 5:50 pm
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