A year in women’s health: 10 STAT stories worth reading

Some of our best stories of the year have been about issues affecting women's health. Here are a few.

It’s been a big year for women in news, with the rise of #MeToo and a better understanding of the hurdles women face in getting to the top spots in biopharma and health care. But what about women’s health? We looked back at our year of coverage and picked out 10 of our favorite stories.


Pregnancy is a medical black box in many ways, including in drug safety. For ethical reasons, we don’t test medicines on pregnant women and fetuses, and when it comes to women’s diseases.

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