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Women’s Health Policy Advice for the Next Occupant of the White House: Deal With Mental Health, the Pandemic, and Health Care Costs

2020 marked the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote. In this auspicious year for women’s voting rights, as COVID-19 emerged in the U.S. in February, women’s labor force participation rate was 58%. Ironic timing indeed: the coronavirus pandemic has been especially harmful to working women’s… Read More »

10 Proven Health Benefits of Bananas

1 – Are bananas fattening? Benefits of bananas for weight loss Bananas are relatively low in calories and high in dietary fiber, with an average banana containing about 100 calories. Bananas contain pectin, a soluble fiber which helps to control blood sugar levels and reduce appetite after eating.[1][2] Pectin also promotes satiety (the feeling of… Read More »

Cities declare racism a health crisis, but some doubt impact

Loading the player… CHICAGO (AP) — Christy DeGallerie noticed a startling trend in her online group for coronavirus survivors: White patients got medications she’d never heard of, were offered X-rays and their doctors listened to their concerns. That wasn’t her experience. When the 29-year-old Black woman sought a COVID-19 test at a New York emergency… Read More »