Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 17th, 1995
Women at Chowchilla and Frontera prisons in California, are denied decent health care and pain medication, and are treated by ill-trained and indifferent staff, lawyers charged recently in a federal court suit.
Filed on behalf of the 6,100 prisoners at the two prisons, the suit accuses state officials of maintaining a system of grossly inadequate care that violates the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment.
Among the 28...
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