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Low-Income Women

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Stuck In The Coverage Gap: Low-Income Women In States Not Expanding Medicaid Face Major Barriers To Critical Health Care Services

Access to affordable health coverage is important for everyone, but it is a particularly salient issue for women. Women more often manage multiple chronic conditions and pay more than men in out-of-pocket costs, which makes them particularly vulnerable to health care costs. As a result, their health care needs go unmet, with women routinely foregoing … Continue reading

Distressing Life Events And Poverty Behind Most Abortions In The U.S.

Most women accessing abortion services in the US have faced a major life stressor, such as job loss or separation, in the preceding year, finds research published online in the Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care. The researchers, from the Guttmacher Institute in New York, base their findings on feedback data from almost … Continue reading

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