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Reproductive Health in the Time of Trump

In the ideal world of healthcare, everyone everywhere would have access to excellent quality of care, regardless of gender, socioeconomic status, or any other factor that may cause disparity. However, the world we live in today does not provide such an opportunity for everyone due to the institutionalized nature of healthcare and striking disparities between…

Transforming Transgender Health Care

As of 2015, Oregon has joined a few other states in covering health services specific to the needs of the transgender community. Its Medicaid now pays for hormones, puberty delay and suppression, and reassignment surgeries. Dr. Amy Cislo, a professor of Women and Gender Studies who also teaches Transgender Studies and Gender, Religion, Medicine and…

Medicine: Right or Luxury?

  Drug discovery and production is a business; its purpose is profit. However, the goods produced through this business carry much more value than the price assigned to them. They save human lives. Examining the pharmaceutical industry to ensure that access to medicine is a right afforded to all human beings, not a luxury reserved…

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