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How Discrimination Can Hurt Women’s Physical Health

Thanks to movements like #MeToo and Black Lives Matter, our collective society feels more aware than ever of the systematic oppression faced by women and especially women of color. But while it’s more obvious how discrimination can hurt people emotionally, socially, and economically, what about the harm it can cause …

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Prevalence of and reasons for women’s, family members’, and health professionals’ preferences for cesarean section …

8,9,14,15,35–72]. Figs 2 and 3 show forest plots of the proportion of women preferring CS by when the preference was reported by the woman (i.e., early or middle pregnancy, late pregnancy, or postpartum) across longitudinal studies and cross-sectional studies, respectively. Retrospective design, in which women were asked to recall their …

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Women’s health products company Flex rakes in $3.6 mln

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Without Planned Parenthood, Almost Half the Providers in Texas …

Women’s health advocates say the high percentage of providers seeing few, if any, clients is “alarming.” Planned Parenthood supporters rally outside the Texas Capitol in 2017. Sophie Novack For years, the Texas health agency has claimed that its Healthy Texas Women program is thriving. After Planned Parenthood was booted out …

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Embrace Women’s Health Clinic to close

Tri-County is committed to making this closure a smooth transition for Embrace patients, a news release stated. They may choose to continue care with Jennifer Arnhold, M.D., who will continue serving patients Monday through Thursday at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. Rhoda Rees, family nurse practitioner, plans to pursue other …

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Croatian Women Deluge Health Minister With Hospital Complaints

   A nurse holds a newborn baby Photo: EPA/PAULO CUNHA After a Croatian MP shared her own “painful” experience of the country’s hospital system and raised the issue of women’s health care last week, Health Minister Milan Kujundzic on Monday received more than 400 letters from women complaining about their …

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Helping Women of Color Have Agency Over Their Own Health

From the White House to raising awareness in her community, Alejandra Campoverdi is helping to empower women of color to have agency over their own health and to help start the conversation surrounding hereditary risk. With a list of family members diagnosed with breast cancer and recent reports of how …

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Letter: Global Gag Rule hurts women’s health

TO THE EDITOR: Melania Trump recently finished a tour of Africa in promotion of women’s and children’s health. But the best way to help women in Africa may actually be right at home: the Global HER Act. This policy would rescind Trump’s Global Gag Rule which denies $8.8 billion in …

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Hundreds walk for women’s health awareness at Aventura Mall

AVENTURA, FLA. (WSVN) – – Hundr of people laced up their sneakers and headed to Aventura Mall to raise awareness and funds for women’s health. Doors opened a little earlier than usual at the shopping center for the second annual Women’s Breast and Health Initiative Walk, Sunday morning. Participants of …

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Free women’s health exams offered this weekend at Kern Medical

Current 69 Fair 3-Day Forecast HI: -° LO: 59° #####IMG000000001##### HI: -° LO: 59° #####IMG000000001##### HI: -° LO: 59° kern medical BAKERSFIELD, Ca – Kern Medical is offering free women’s cervical cancer health exams and information on Saturday, October 13. Attendees will learn about the HPV vaccine, the importance of …

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Research subjects needed for women’s health study

The U.S. Department of Defense-backed WARRIOR trial ne study volunteers. University of Florida health officials are looking for women who’ve experienced chest pain or shortness of breath, but who don’t have obstructive heart disease, to be part of a medical research study. Experts with UF’s cardiovascular department are investigating ischemic …

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