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COVID-19 Myths Debunked

By: Kristen Batstone ,

As the pandemic persists, information on COVID-19 continues to evolve. The purpose of this article is to debunk popular COVID-19 myths, using accurate information rooted in science and backed by evidence.

While several big questions remain, we have a good sense now of the rough outline of the final package and its impact on the ACA.

It’s a new day in Washington, DC with work already underway. We can’t afford to let Senate Democrats put ‘decorum’ over democracy.

Menstrual cups have a learning curve, and it takes a fair amount of work to learn not only how to best use them, but also which practices work best for one’s own unique anatomy.

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COVID-19 Myths Debunked

By: Kristen Batstone Deep Dive Articles,Health Info

As the pandemic persists, information on COVID-19 continues to evolve. The purpose of this article is to debunk popular COVID-19 myths, using accurate information rooted in science and backed by evidence.

While several big questions remain, we have a good sense now of the rough outline of the final package and its impact on the ACA.

It's a new day in Washington, DC with work already underway. We can't afford to let Senate Democrats put 'decorum' over democracy.

Menstrual cups have a learning curve, and it takes a fair amount of work to learn not only how to best use them, but also which practices work best for one’s own unique anatomy.

NWHN members and supporters gathered online for our first ever virtual event, Raising Our Voices in a Time of Racial Injustice, Health Disparity, and COVID-19.

Race is a strong predictor for the development of cervical cancer in the U.S., and Black women, in particular, have disproportionately higher risks for developing the disease.

We're excited to make progress on COVID relief, the ACA, and more, but deeply shaken by yesterday's violent insurrection, incited by the president of the United States.

A recap of our Raising Women’s Voices work and that of our regional coordinators

For too long, Black and Brown women’s reproductive rights have been harmed by institutions and governments. The 1979 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the world’s primary document on women’s equality, could help block...

Racist treatment of Black, Indigenous and other people of color inside the health care system won’t come to an end until the system itself changes.