Visit the Kaiser Foundation website by clicking below to get the facts on women’s health.
“Select a subcategory on the left to see how the indicators compare across the states. Results will be shown as a table, map, or trend graph as available.”
via Women’s Health | The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.
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When you consider that all of our health depends on those 9 or so gestation months and on the first three years of life for a healthy foundation, then we need to also understand that the health of adult women impacts everyone else. Women’s health is community health.. Because of the childbearing function, women’s health is central to public health.
- “This month’s Visualizing Health Policy infographic provides information about the role of Medicaid and Medicare in women’s health care: the proportion of US women who are covered by Medicaid and Medicare; how women comprise the majority of those covered by the Medicaid and Medicare programs and the majority of those receiving long-term services and supports (such as home health care); how women on Medicaid are poorer and sicker than women with private coverage; how Medicaid is a primary payer for women’s reproductive health services; and how women on Medicare spend more than their male counterparts on medical care and also have higher rates of health problems and social challenges.”
via Visualizing Health Policy: The Role of Medicaid and Medicare in Women’s Health Care | The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.
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October 25, 2012 • 2:29 pm
NYTs reports on Romney’s friends in the new more right wing Republican party and their outlandish remarks regarding rape and a women’s dignity and rights…
“The charged anti-abortion comments made this week by Richard Mourdock, a Republican Senate candidate in Indiana, pose …”
via Mourdock’s Comments Pose Dilemma for Romney – NYTimes.com.
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