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Griffin Hospital Educates You On Women’s Health

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Today we are joined by Griffin Hospital‘s Dr. Micheal Kessler of Obstetrics Gynecology. An obstetrician gynecologist, or OB/GYN, is a physician who cares for women throughout their pregnancies, straight through to the delivery of their baby. They also specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of …

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Fitbit activates female health tracking on the Versa and Ionic

From the phone and Windows apps, you can log your menstrual cycle start and end dates, as well as symptoms like headaches, acne and cramps. Fitbit will predict your upcoming cycles using its “proprietary cycle algorithm that gets smarter and more accurate as they log their period.” Most women who’ve …

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Pinterest Wants to Diversify Your Search Results

Skin tone taxonomies often lump complexion into broad categories, focusing on the spectrum of light and dark. One method, the Von Luschan chromatic scale, invented 36 different categories by comparing skin color to opaque colored tiles. Another method, the Fitzpatrick phototyping scale, reduced Von Luschan’s 36 shades into six broad …

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Fashion Week in Dothan

It is Fashion Week here in the Circle City. This is the sixth year Ladi Vee’s has hosted a week of fashion and mentoring for youth ages 7 to 17.  The weekend of events  will include a kids fitness challenge, etiquette boot camp and fashion show. Coordinator Vanessa Riley-Harris is excited …

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In Celebration of the Women of “Our Bodies, Ourselves”

April 8, 2018; NPR, “Weekend Edition” When the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective began putting together Our Bodies, Ourselves in the early Seventies, first as a series of broadsheets and then as a book with full blown chapters, it was a radical act. That now-familiar work talked frankly about women’s …

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Feminist Health Guide ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ Will Stop Publishing

Judy Norsigian, executive director and founder of Our Bodies, Ourselves, speaks behind a copy of the women‘s health guide at the National Press Club in 2012. Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images Judy Norsigian, executive director and founder of Our Bodies, Ourselves, speaks behind a copy …

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Breast cancer page scrubbed from women’s health website: report

A webpage that focused on breast cancer was reportedly scrubbed from the website of the Department of Health and Human Services’s (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH). The changes on WomensHealth.gov — which include the removal of material on insurance for low-income people — were detailed in a new report from …

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