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.
Over the past few months, I have had the privilege of being part of a team at SEIU working to raise awareness around women's health care. Along with the National Women's Law Center, we've worked to promote the idea that being a woman is not a pre-existing condition. While we've had great success bringing the issue to the media and our members of Congress, we realized that we also needed to focus on getting the issue out to our friends and neighbors....more
While I have been flying solo in my business full time for a number of months now, the time has come for me to find health benefits. I knew it was going to be a complicated process, but the last few weeks have left my head spinning in a way I haven't experienced since my first big party weekend as a freshman in college.