Syria War Shatters Maternal Care, Mothers’ Health

While 96 percent of mothers in Syria had medical assistance when giving birth before the conflict, medical services for women have become almost nonexistent, finds a recent report from Save the Children. C-sections are riskier than ever and more than twice as common now.

Medicare Defenders Ready for a Paul Ryan Rematch

As Congress resumes today, advocates for older women are girding for another round of health care battles. One group has re-released its 2011 “Granny Off the Cliff” video showing the GOP budget leader pushing an older woman over the edge of survival.