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Census Data: Supporting Women’s Health In Arlington

Press release from the Arlington County Government: May 29, 2020 Arlington is committed to providing programs and services that support women, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic where job loss, childcare, home schooling and caregiving duties have all fallen disproportionately on women, according to The Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Equality. …

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Addressing maternal mental health issues during Covid-19 and beyond

Pregnancy is always a time of heightened anxiety, but in the age of global pandemic, women are facing unprecedented stressors. Between 10-20% of women experience postpartum depression/anxiety, and for up to 30% of women, symptoms can actually begin during the pregnancy. Perinatal mood disorders have been associated with worse maternal …

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Now more than ever, academic medicine needs to promote talented women

As COVID-19 continues to pummel communities across the country, the need to attract, retain, and promote talented health and science professionals — including women and members of underrepresented communities — has never been greater. On May 28, the AAMC released the State of Women in Academic Medicine 2018-2019, which highlights …

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Black Women’s Health Imperative Announces New Rare Disease Diversity Coalition

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI) announced the formation of a new coalition focused on reducing racial disparities in the rare disease community. The coalition‘s steering committee — made up of rare disease experts, health and diversity advocates, and industry  leaders — is convening for its inaugural meeting today. …

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Will Covid make women retreat at work?

By ELIZABETH RALPH  05/29/2020 01:00 PM EDT RULING THE WEEK First came the layoffs and the furloughs and the extra unpaid work — the pandemic-era burdens that women have been carrying more than men for months. We’ve seen this in report after report; one of the newest, released this week, …

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Leading Women’s Health Organizations Join Forces to Launch the Women’s Health Innovation Coalition

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A collaboration of advocacy organizations, innovators, investors, clinicians, and industry leaders, today launch the Women’s Health Innovation Coalition along with a new portal, womens.health. The members of the Coalition are committed individually and collectively to drive initiatives to promote greater gender-specific health data transparency, to spur investment in women’s …

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Antoine Arnault ‘Not Very Optimistic’ About Fall Fashion Shows

Antoine Arnault, head of communications and image at luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, said he is “not very optimistic” about the prospect of staging physical fashion shows next September. In his first official interview since the coronavirus outbreak, Arnault appeared on “Quotidien,” a daily news and entertainment show …

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New Law Lets Hair And Makeup Artists Work Without A License In Minnesota

Over 1,000 hair and makeup artists who had their jobs threatened by a regulatory crackdown can once again practice their craft in Minnesota, thanks to a reform Gov. Tim Walz signed on Wednesday. The newly signed bill (SF 2898/HF 3202) liberalizes blow drying, styling, and shampooing hair, as well as applying makeup, allowing freelancers to …

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Tia, Stork Club Secure Funding To Boost Women’s Health Care Options

Two female-led startups, both with platforms assisting women with health care, announced investments Thursday aimed at expanding their offerings to help as many women as possible. Subscribe to the Crunchbase Daily When Carolyn Witte and Jeni Mayorskaya sought answers to questions related to their reproductive health, they not only found …

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