Women Face Greater Health Care Costs In Most Of U.S.

According to a new study, women pay more for health care access than men do in many states in the U.S. Insurance companies “price” women differently than men – even charging non-smoking women more than male smokers for the same access, in some cases – although this policy is supposed to stop by 2014. I can’t help but sadly agree with the article’s author: “It’s akin to charging women extra for having lady parts.”

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Jeana

Jeana Jorgensen, PhD recently completed her doctoral degree in folklore and gender studies at Indiana University. She studies fairy tales and other narratives, dance, body art, feminist theory, digital humanities, and gender identity.