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Is it good or bad to delay the menopause? Health experts debate new procedure

From hot flushes to mood swings, the menopause is something that most women dread. So, when a revolutionary new procedure claiming to delay it by up to 20 years was announced, females across the country certainly meno-paused for thought. So far, nine women aged 22 to 36 have had the 30-minute procedure at the Protecting… Read More »

Cosmetic surgeons’ billboard sparks debate over body shaming

A Philadelphia billboard featuring a scantily clad woman has sparked outcry this week for what some residents regarded as body shaming. The billboard, which says “Keeping Our Beaches Beautiful,” is an ad for the cosmetic surgery firm Gabay & Gottlieb. But some critics have asserted that the billboard implies non-“beautiful” people don’t belong on the beach. Some… Read More »

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ The State Of The Abortion Debate — A Deep Dive

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Abortion is one of the hottest political issues of 2019. With a newly configured Supreme Court, which many pundits think has the votes to roll back or overturn the landmark 1972 Roe v. Wade ruling, states are rushing either to protect abortion rights or pass… Read More »