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Improving Health Outcomes Starts With Trusting Black Women

Black women don’t need data to know what’s happening in their lives. ISHA GAINES FOR CREATEHER STOCK Try going online without seeing at least one story on the maternal mortality crisis or the risks black women face during childbirth. It’s nearly impossible. Now imagine reading these headlines after being ignored—or …

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All-Female Crew Sails The Atlantic To Study Women’s Health

A Long Island native will set sail across the Atlantic Ocean in October with an all-female crew of 10 to study the impact that plastic pollutants have on women’s health.  Erica Cirino is an environmental journalist and has done research on plastics at Roskilde University in Copenhagen, Denmark. She will …

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Forced sexual initiation linked to adverse health outcomes in women

Women who were physically forced or coerced into their first sexual intercourse were at increased risk for adverse outcomes in reproductive, gynecologic and general health, according to a study recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers said one in 16 women in the United States experience forced sexual initiation. “Discussing …

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Women’s Health and Fitness Focus of Muñoz-Hosted Event

Women’s Health and Fitness Focus of Muñoz-Hosted Event Illinois 1st District State Senator Antonio “Tony” Muñoz hosted a local event for the National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, bringing dozens of vendors and speakers to the National Latino Education Institute in support of women’s health. Taking place on Friday, September …

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Six new laws have been passed protecting women’s health care

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – Six new laws have been passed protecting and expanding access to sexual and reproductive health care for women in the state. Women in Maine now have guaranteed private and public insurance coverage for abortions. As well as access to a trained professional to perform the procedure. …

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Edgewood Girls Golf hosts women’s health fundraiser

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)– Edgewood Girls Golf hosted the 10th Annual Crusade for the ‘Crusade 4 a Cure’ fundraiser to support women’s health at Maple Bluff Country Club on Monday. The 10th Annual Crusade for the ‘Crusade 4 a Cure’ in action on Monday. Seventeen high school girls golf teams from …

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Midwifery & Womens Health of Elmhurst Clinic expands to Hinsdale

Midwifery Women‘s Health of Elmhurst Clinic has expanded to include an office in Hinsdale at 8 Salt Creek Ln. in the Edward-Elmhurst Health Center – Hinsdale. Mary Saracco, APN, CNM is accepting patients at the new location. Saracco and the other certified nurse midwives (CNMs) at Elmhurst Clinic are Advanced …

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