White House Women's Health Town Hall Answers Your Questions

Last week, BlogHer asked you about your concerns and questions on the topic of women's health in America, and we took your questions with us to the White House last Thursday for the Women's Health Town Hall. With the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act looming in the background -- a decision is expected sometime in June -- the topics ranged from the financial side of health care to understanding how the law affects various communities. ...more

Ask Now! BlogHer Takes Your Health Questions to the White House

BlogHer will be going to a Women's Health Townhall at the White House on June 7 -- and we're bringing your questions with us! What would you ask the Secretary of Health and Human Services about the current state of health care in America? Kathleen Sebelius has answered BlogHers' questions before -- and now she's offering to do so again. ...more
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Malpractice Reform and the Health Care Overhaul - The Truth Behind the Rhetoric

I used to have a gynecologist that I absolutely loved - at least as much as you can love someone who wields a speculum. She saw me through a difficult pregnancy. She made me feel as if she really cared about my health. She listened to me and answered my questions. ...more

And every time you point out that the same holding companies have both the health and ...more

To Mammogram or not to Mammogram

Now that the dust has settled on the mammogram issue, I’ve had time to digest all of the news. In as much as I am from 3 generations of breast cancer survivors and carry the BRCA2 gene, I may be too biased to see any other perspective other than the pro-early detection side of the mammogram debate BUT I’m not too biased to be confused by the conflicting reporting of the last week....more

On Healthcare, Older Women in Tightest Bind

by Chris Lombardi It's been a summer of shouting about health care, and health insurance. Now, with President Obama about to address the issue to a joint session of Congress, some new studies — one by a nonprofit think tank, one from the federal Department of Health and Human Services — suggest that for older women, the outcome of all this debate matters more than most. ...more

To Put It Bluntly: People Didn't Bring Guns to Town Halls Until Thugs Started Beating People Up

I agree, the Second Amendment has nothing to do with health care reform, so why are we even discussing it? ...more

Talk about projection...buncha little men with little their little penises and big bad guns.more

New Federal Flu Guidelines for Business Plus Practical Tips

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have new federal guidelines to help businesses and employers prep for the upcoming flu season, which could affect business operations this fall and winter. ...more

I Have to Learn to Spell "Sebelius"

I just realized I've been misspelling the name of Obama's apparent new pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. Spelling it with an "i" instead of an "e" as the second letter. Well, ...more