Top Health Stories of 2012

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  • Michael Bloomberg Bans Large Sugary Drinks
  • HIV/AIDS and Black, Gay and Bisexual Men
  • The War on Women's Reproductive Health
  • FLOTUS' Fight Against Childhood Obesity
  • Organic Foods
  • Susan G. Komen vs. Planned Parenthood
  • West Nile Virus
  • Food Safety and Recalls
  • The State of Black Celebrity Health
  • The Prostate Cancer Screening Debate
  • Black Women's Hair vs. Working Out
  • The GOP vs. Medicaid Expansion
  • Black Men, Masculinity and Mental Health
  • The Obesity Crisis in the South
  • Top Health Stories of 2012
  • Obamacare

The War on Women's Reproductive Health

Sandra Fluke was called a “slut” for wanting insurance to cover birth control. Illinois pharmacies don’t have to give women emergency contraception. In Texas and Oklahoma, courts found it OK to defund Planned Parenthood. And in Michigan, an abortion “Super Bill” passed that seriously restricts women’s access to abortion. 

(Photo: Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times /Landov)

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