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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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The Women of Smoke Cartel

This article is presented by Smoke Cartel, an online retailer and head shop made up of a close-knit team of glass lovers dedicated to making sure you get the best possible smoking gear. The cannabis industry is a progressive place in general, with more women in leadership roles and executive positions …

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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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Nektar Is the One S&P 500 Company Without a Woman Director

Then there was one. A new analysis reveals that biopharmaceutical company Nektar Therapeutics  (NKTR) is the only SP 500 company without a woman on its board, representing a small improvement in gender diversity from last year. According to a May 31 dataset compiled by BoardEx, a relationship mapping service of TheStreet …

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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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Questions on sexuality loom large ahead of youth synod

Vatican City, Jun 19, 2018 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- According to the official working document for the upcoming synod of bishops on youth, the major questions for young people ahead of the October discussion surround issues of sexuality and gender, the role of women and the desire for a …

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What’s Holding Women in Medicine Back from Leadership

Reza Estakhrian/Getty Images For over 25 years, women have made up at least 40% of U.S. medical students. This past year, more women than men were enrolled in U.S. medical schools. Yet gender parity is still not reflected in medical leadership. Women account for only 18% of hospital CEOs and …

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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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Language in school job ads puts women off headteacher roles

At the Harrold primary academy in Bedford, governors are looking to recruit a “driven, ambitious and self-motivated natural leader” as executive principal. Ormiston Endeavour academy in Ipswich says that educational leadership is “not for the faint of heart” and is advertising for a head of school who will embrace its …

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