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News on Women's Health continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | JD Supra

Digital Health Investments Top $2.6B* in the First Six Months of 2014

Thanks to an impressive showing in April, digital health investment in the first half of 2014 totaled $2.676 billion.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Health, World News, China, Asia

8 hrs ago |

Look Good Feel Better Gives Hope to Women Fighting Cancer

Many of us are familiar with the appearance side effects of cancer treatment, especially the loss of hair.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine

12 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

Hobby Lobby 2: The holy hypocrites | Sex in the Suburbs

When I wrote an article last year about Hobby Lobby, it resulted in criticism that I was "vilifying" the company and its owner David Green.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, Senator Mark Udall, Federal Way, WA, Opinion

14 hrs ago | Townhall

Pavlich Destroys the Left's "Female Empowerment" Movement at D.C. Conference | Kara Jones

Townhall 's Katie Pavlich is tired of the way the Left repeatedly defines women "by the pills they take, by their body parts, and as victims of their gender."


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Mathematics, Science, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

18 hrs ago |

Dr. Oz explores health myths: Green drinks for weight loss versus green tea

With a viewing audience that's primarily female, Dr. Mehmet Oz frequently focuses on women's health.


Related Topix: Tea, Drink, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Life, Food, Dieting

22 hrs ago | Business Journal

MedStar Health gets approval for 'one-stop' health shop south of Dupont Circle

Work is expected to begin in early 2015 on the $26 million ambulatory care facility in the downtown D.C. Lafayette Centre after health regulators approved it last week, officials said.


Related Topix: Health

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Hairdo Trumps Exercise for Many Black Women, Study Finds

It's estimated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that four out of five black women in the United States are overweight or obese.


Related Topix: African-American, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

New York Daily News

Gluten-free diet may do more harm than good: study

The term "gluten-free" may lead some consumers to think they are getting an overall healthier option, according to new research conducted by nutrition experts at the University of Florida.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, University of Florida, Celiac Disease, Health

WTVY Dothan

Ga. Dept. of Health & Human Services Starting Human Trafficking Program

Officials from the Department of Health and Human Services say they're launching a training program to improve services offered to human trafficking victims.


Related Topix: Health

U.S. abortion access laws continue to be debated

The last abortion clinic in the state of Mississippi will remain open, for now, after a federal appeals court said a 2012 state law imposed an "undue burden" on a woman's right to have an abortion.


Related Topix: Abortion, us Travel, Travel, Medicine, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Health, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives

Texas Tribune

Health Program Changes Could Increase Access to Contraceptive Products

Patients are shown checking out in 2010 at the People's Community Clinic in Austin, a safety-net clinic that serves Medicaid recipients and the underinsured.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Woman told to take a 'harden up pill'

From the time I hit puberty I was suffering severe, intolerable pain. I would vomit, faint, cry, it didn't matter what I took, nothing would get rid of this pain.


Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Pennsylvanian

Penn professors call Hobby Lobby decision a "setback for women's healthcare"

Two Penn professors argued in a recent paper that the Supreme Court's controversial Hobby Lobby decision - which allowed closely held, for-profit Medical Ethics and Health Policy professor Jennifer Prah Ruger, Law School professor Theodore Ruger and Boston University professor George Annas collaborated in an article released in the New England ... (more)


Related Topix: Health Care Policy, Boston University

a oeBiggest Losera finalist will speak about weight loss

Many of the contestants on "The Biggest Loser" dropped a lot of weight during their time on the NBC reality show, but almost as many gained it all back.


Related Topix: Game Show, The Biggest Loser, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Health

Survey reveals primary concerns from women who were done having their children

Most couples determine when their families are complete, and the women are done having their children.


CBS News

Dieting at young age affects women's health later in life, study says

The cultural pressure to stay thin affects many women of all ages; some start watching their weight in adolescence or even younger.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Health, Genetics, Medicine


US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

This Aug. 21, 2013 file photo shows Sister Mary Dorothea Sondgeroth, right, leading abortion opponents in prayer on the sidewalk in front of the Jackson Women's Health Organization Clinic in Jackson, Miss.


Related Topix: Abortion, Health, Jackson, MS, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Medicine

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock community health centers to kick off statewide campaign

In October 2015, a gap in funding for federally qualified health centers could affect local community health center services available to patients.


Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, South-Plains, TX, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Maloney Hosts "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" Forum and Resource Fair

U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney hosted the "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" Economic Advancement Forum and Resource Fair last Saturday at the Orange County Emergency Services Center.


Related Topix: Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Orange County, NY, Medicine, Nutrition, Health

Business Journal

Premier Women's Health joins Allegheny Health Network

Premier will continue to deliver babies and perform surgical procedures at Heritage Valley Sewickley Hospital, and most patients in need of advanced care will be referred to AHN's West Penn Hospital in Bloomfield.


Related Topix: Health