by Norma Shirk
The Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) has changed how Americans receive health care and many of the changes directly benefit women.
For example, the “preventive care” category was designed to help women and their children. Preventive care is 100% covered by insurance, so the patient does not owe a deductible, co-pay, or co-insurance. Preventive care for women means [...] [read more...]
by Ellen Margulies
Can we talk?
I lost a personal hero this week when Joan Rivers died. At 81, the infamously rapier-tongued comic apparently died from complications after a minor medical procedure. As an avid watcher of her Friday night show “Fashion Police” and a long-time admirer, I was shocked.
First of all, 81 doesn’t seem that old to [...] [read more...]
By Ellen Margulies
Emma and Maggie are BFFs who go back to high school days. When Maggie had marital troubles during her third trimester and kicked the bum out, Emma quit her high-powered job in China and moved back to the states and into Maggie’s house, where she will help raise the baby.
The girls are tight; they’re a [...] [read more...]
All About Women is hosting one more health fair in 2014, and this time we’re bringing our services to the Edgehill Community! As always, all of the services at this health fair are completely free and open to the public. If you are interested in getting a mammogram, you can arrive as early as 7:45 a.m. to ensure your spot on [...] [read more...]
by Leah Jennings
Growing up, mental health was something we did not discuss in our household. In so many words — or a lack of words altogether — I learned seeking help for your mental health state was a sign of weakness, that it was for people who had too much time on their hands and that it was [...] [read more...]