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5 Ways North Carolina Fails Women on Health

BY JANET COLM With legislators focused on reducing access to reproductive health, it is far too easy for them to overlook a slew of other important -- and disturbing -- health trends for women in North Carolina. North Carolina earned a D+ in a recent report on the status of women’s health and well-being from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. The researchers looked at nine indicators ranging from mental health to exercise habits to deaths from heart disease and cancer. The news for American women is not good, and the news for North Carolina is worse. One bright spot is that … [Read More...]