It is no secret that female veterans deserve better healthcare after multiple years of fighting for it. In recent times, a bill has passed and these female veterans hope it will improve their healthcare services. When using these healthcare services, many of the female veterans said the veteran healthcare lacked privacy, and being a woman […]Read More Why female veterans want better healthcare
Gender prejudice is the action or treatment against a person based on their sex. We see gender bias present in society in many forms, but healthcare is a crucial one. Bias in the medical field is damaging to the healthcare systems we rely on. In healthcare, gender bias is when patients are diagnosed and treated […]Read More Gender bias in healthcare
The healthcare system has neglected the fact that women need help, need someone to hear them, listen to them, support them, and provide effective treatment for their pain.Read More HASHIMOTO’S DISEASE: HOW I REALIZED THERE IS A MASSIVE GAP IN THE HEALTH SYSTEM
Identifying as a feminist is still seen as a polarizing distinction to make these days. Or at least from where I’m standing. People who have never had to personally confront the reality of our country’s violent history seem to be eager to move on from accepting responsibility for the racist and male dominated fabric of […]Read More Women’s Access to Health; Why So Tricky?
Health care costs in the United States are through the roof. It’s hard enough trying to survive when hospitals, routine procedures, and medications are increasingly becoming inaccessible.
Add an oppressed identity to the mix and shake well to create a whole new type of barrier.Read More Trans-parency in Health Care
The GOP defines itself as “The party of opportunity… fighting for a freer and stronger America…”. Despite the fact that one of the core tenets of the Republican Party is making America “freer”, the actions of the majority House and Senate appear to be doing quite the opposite.Read More The GOP– A walking contradiction?
I first started taking birth control my senior year of high school, which would mean that I have been on it for almost 5 years. It wasn’t until I took a course on women’s health issues my spring semester of my junior year, that I gathered a complete knowledge of exactly what birth control does […]Read More I Am A Woman, Hear Me Roar