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Major gender gap in health research

This article was originally published on Kilden – Information and news about gender research in Norway. Read the original article. Do women become ill more often than men? And they affected by other types of diseases? Do we research women’s health as much as men’s? Kilden gender research has just …

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Making Menstrual Health a Global Issue

Locally made biodegradable sanitary pads known as Makapads are disinfected at a factory in Kampala, Uganda, on July 13, 2017. (AP Photo / Stephen Wandera) Ready to join the resistance? Sign up for Take Action Now and we’ll send you three actions every Tuesday. You will receive occasional promotional offers …

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Letter: Get politics out of women’s health care

I want to thank the Times Union Editorial Board for its editorial “A threat to women’s rights,” June 10. It encapsulated the situation facing New Yorkers as the federal administration’s health care attacks continue and our state Senate’s GOP members refuse to safeguard our access to essential reproductive health care …

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Women’s Health Taps Into Wellness Trend for Redesign

With the new issue of Women’s Health, which hits stands next week and features Danai Gurira of “The Avengers” and “Black Panther” fame on the cover, the magazine is looking to emphasize its corner on the lucrative global wellness market. The brand, which came under the Hearst umbrella at the …

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Women’s Health Taps into Wellness Trend for Redesign

With the new issue of Women’s Health, which hits stands next week and features Danai Gurira of “The Avengers” and “Black Panther” fame on the cover, the magazine is looking to emphasize its corner on the lucrative global wellness market. The brand, which came under the Hearst umbrella at the …

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Why alcohol affects women more than men

It used to be that men were the outsized alcohol drinkers in Western society – perhaps best depicted in popular culture by Don Draper’s Mad Men cronies, who swilled from office stashes of brown liquor, knocked back three-martini lunches and imbibed Old Fashion in an after-work pub culture where few …

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Why female alcoholism is a time bomb

It used to be that men were the outsized alcohol drinkers in Western society – perhaps best depicted in popular culture by Don Draper’s Mad Men cronies, who swilled from office stashes of brown liquor, knocked back three-martini lunches and imbibed Old Fashion in an after-work pub culture where few …

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Women Urged to “Take Time for Health,” Embrace Empowerment

A female physician advisor brings a unique perspective to women’s health in the context of leadership within the industry.   EDITOR’S NOTE: The following are comments made by the author during a recent Talk-Ten-Tuesdays broadcast on women’s health. I would love to take this opportunity to speak about women empowerment. …

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Letter: President restricting women’s health care

It is a sad irony that, at a time when Ireland has decided to remove barriers to a woman‘s reproductive rights, the United States has decided to add barriers to a woman‘s reproductive rights. On May 25, the Irish public voted to liberalize the nation’s highly restrictive laws on abortion …

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Southwestern Vermont Medical Center presents women’s heart health lecture

News Release — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center June 15, 2018 Contact: Ashley Brenon Jowett Phone: 802.447.5019 Fax: 802.447.5214[email protected] Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Presents The Female Heart: What it Continues to Teach Us BENNINGTON, VT—June 15, 2018—Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) will present a “Medicine Today” lecture about heart health for …

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‘Sustainable Turn’ Event Combines Virtual Reality, A Thrift Shop, and Women’s Health in Maré [IMAGES]

On Saturday, June 9, the NGO CEASM (Maré Center for Solidarity Studies and Actions) hosted Virada na Maré, an event that aimed to educate people on the importance of sustainable development and mobilize them to act. The Maré event was organized by Espaço Casulo (Cocoon Space), a space for the exchange of ideas and activities focused on women, …

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Women must be proactive about their health

Cervical cancer screening guidelines have changed. The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists agree that the average patient does not need a pap smear every year. Brittany Denny Enlarge “But that doesn’t mean a woman should skip their annual exam,” says Dr. Brittany …

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Women’s Health Network Jamaica Launches UK Chapter

Women’s Health Network Jamaica (WHNja) was founded by Dr Rudolph Stephens in March 2013. It’s a community-based, non-profit, non-political charity and, since its inception, the NGO has provided health and social care services to families in underserved communities. The organisation’s credo —“women’s health is men’s health; it is the family’s …

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