When women put their collective hearts and minds toward something, they get it done.
Judy Foreman is a syndicated health columnist who has hosted a weekly, call-in radio show and has won more than 50 journalism awards. She is finishing a book on chronic pain, “A Nation in Pain.”
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“There is no way to protect your privacy today except to pay cash to a doctor who will keep your records on paper.”
Solving the opioid abuse epidemic will be a long, complicated process. But in the meantime, a simple life-saving measure is immediately available and vastly underutilized.
Birth control pills should be available to women of any age, any time, at any pharmacy, no doctor visit or prescription needed.
Isn’t loss of fertility due to cancer treatment on a par, morally and psychologically, with providing a prosthetic limb for someone who has lost an arm or leg due to injury? Not according to most insurers.
Certainly, prisoners are entitled to health care. But should taxpayers be responsible for sex change operations? Especially if – as some research suggests – the procedure doesn’t substantially improve patients’ mental health?