Two Women’s Health Issues Manuscripts Share Gibbs Leadership Prize

The Editorial Board of Women's Health Issues recently announced that the Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize for the best papers published in Women's Health Issues in 2017 was awarded to two authors: Soumitra S. Bhuyan, PhD, MPH, an Assistant Professor in the Division of Health Systems Management and Policy at the University of Memphis School of Public Health, and Maeve Ellen Wallace, PhD, a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Why FDA Should Implement Some of the National Academies’ Recommendations for Making Medicines Affordable

As the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine points out in a recent report, Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative, the U.S. biopharmaceutical sector has been successful in developing and delivering effective drugs for improving health and fighting disease over the past decades.  Many medical conditions that were long deemed untreatable can now be cured or managed effectively.

Trump Administration Contraceptive Rule Creates Problems for Both Women’s Health and Scientific Integrity

The Jacobs Institute of Women's Health joined colleagues at the National Partnership for Women & Families and the Union of Concerned Scientists in submitting comments on a Trump Administration rule allowing employers that offer health insurance to stop covering contraception without cost-sharing.

Health Care in Retail Settings: An Expert Panel Discussion

The number of retail health clinics is widely expected to continuing growing.

The Senate’s Tax Reform Bill Puts Public Health at Risk

In a sneak attack akin to Pearl Harbor, the Senate sought to deal a death blow to health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act by its last minute addition of the repeal of the individual responsibility mandate into its tax reform bill.  The Congressional Budget Office estimated that this would lead health insurance coverage to fall by 13 million and to raise health insurance premiums by 10 percent.  Combined with Pr