women's health

Up To Date
2:45 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

The State Of Women's Healthcare In Kansas And Missouri

In recent years, women in Kansas and Missouri have found it harder to access complete health care. In this edition of Up to Date, we talk with two providers about the reasons healthcare access is more difficult. We also discuss the challenges health centers face in providing care, and the difficulties patients face in accessing care. 

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Women's Rights
3:00 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

New Study Shows Deep Gender Inequalities In Missouri

This map from the National Women's Law Center showed that Missouri women make around 77 cents per dollar that a man does. A new study is showing that they actually make around 71 cents per dollar.
Credit National Women's Law Center

A new study on gender inequality in Missouri has identified five major areas where women are treated unfairly: income, child care, health insurance, poverty and elected offices.

That’s where women face a significant disparity compared to men, according to the Women’s Foundation and the University of Missouri. At a preview conference on Friday in downtown Kansas City, Mo., the groups shared key findings.

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KC Currents
11:42 am
Mon July 16, 2012

African American Women's Health Issues Missing From Magazines

Jill Scott on the cover of the May 2010 issue of Essence.
Essence Magazine

Magazines have long been a primary source for entertainment and news. But as KU assistant professor Crystal Lumpkins points out, magazines are also crucial in providing women with tips and awareness on health issues.

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KC Currents
12:46 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

New Report Sheds Light On Missouri Women's Health

Back in 2004, the health and economic status of Missouri women was rated a C- by Women's Policy Research. Have we made progress since then?

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April 1, 2012
2:14 pm
Sun April 1, 2012

City Councilman Jermaine Reed, Missouri Women's Health, Future Of Free Clinics

A still image from the series 'Dead Wait.'
Courtesy of Dead Wait

The show for April 1, 2012. Click "Listen" to hear the entire show; see below for individual stories.

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