June 2016 Women's Health

Improving Health Through Medication Access

June 17, 2016

RESPy Awards

In January 2010, Dominique Dormeville watched as her parents' home country of Haiti suffered in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that affected many of her friends and relatives.

Mercury and Seafood Exposure Linked to Autoimmune Disease Risk in Women

June 16, 2016

Autoimmune Disorders Watch

Although several health benefits are associated with seafood, recent study results indicate that women of childbearing age who expose themselves to mercury by eating seafood could be at greater risk of developing an autoimmune disorder.

Is There a Legal Duty to Provide Medication without Payment?

June 15, 2016

Legal Focus

A patient is discharged from a hospital and told that a certain pharmacy would have the medication he needs because it is unavailable at the hospital. Then the patient is told that dispensing the pharmaceutical will not be covered by insurance.

Prenatal Vitamins: the ABCs

June 08, 2016

OTC Focus

Obtaining early and routine prenatal care is essential to the health and well-being of women who are pregnant and their unborn children, as well as women planning to become pregnant.