US women skip treatment because of cost

// 13 July 2005

In the US, 27 per cent of women say they are have skipped doctors visits or delayed treatment, because they are afraid they cannot afford to pay, AJC reports (found via Lilith news round up).

Women are also failing to talk to their doctors about issues such as diet, exercise, HIV/AIDS and sexual history, which could prevent problems later on in life.

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