Tag Archives: Women

Most Women Who Need Publicly Funded Birth Control Live in Places It Doesn’t Exist

Katie BuckleitnerGetty Images Thanks to things like the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act and Title X funding, access to birth control is, in theory, a right in the United States. But in practice, a vast majority of women who rely on publicly funded contraception in this country live in places where they can’t… Read More »

Black women need to seek therapy to deal with long-standing trauma, psychologist says

Adobe Stock Images Black women who are suffering need to seek counseling. This is the message psychologist La Keita Carter brought to a group of Black women who attended the Trilogy of Trauma seminar, organized by the Black Mental Health Alliance and held at Baltimore City Community College. “When trauma symptoms persist and you don’t… Read More »

What to know about genital warts in women

Genital warts are a very common sexually transmitted infection. They can develop on or around the genitals and may appear as small bumps or fleshy growths. These warts result from infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV). People who have the virus can pass it on through vaginal, anal, or oral sex. Genital warts can cause… Read More »