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New in Exploring Health's longform vertical: Chaya Tong delves into the nuanced debate over the growing influence of Catholic health systems on patient care and the ethical challenges it poses.
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HealthierU | Can Doulas and Home Births Make Childbirth Safer for Black Women?

Maternal death rates in the Black community are alarming. Some think the solution may lie in empowering Black mothers to give birth at home, with culturally appropriate assistance offered by doulas. In this episode, host Amaris Calhoun draws on evidence-based research and interviews to explore possible solutions to this crisis that could foster a more inclusive and equitable approach to maternity care.
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Health Beyond the Blog: Medical Entanglements: Rethinking Feminist Debates about Healthcare

Caroline Hansen recommends, "Medical Entanglements: Rethinking Feminist Debates about Healthcare" by Kristina Gupta is a crucial exploration into the nuanced ethical landscape of contemporary biomedical interventions. Through an intersectional lens, Gupta deftly examines the implications of gender-affirming care, sexual satisfaction pharmaceuticals, and weight loss interventions, advocating for a personalized approach to healthcare that prioritizes individual fulfillment over rigid ideological benchmarks.
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