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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


US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion law

A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.


Related Topix: Abortion, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Health

Journal Gazette

US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion law

The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its 2-1 ruling in a case involving the state's 2012 law, which required physicians at the clinic, Jackson Women's Health Organization, to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital.


Related Topix: Abortion, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Health, US Supreme Court

Contra Costa Times

Baby delivered by Marin dad on Highway 101 offramp 'a gift'

Luis and Lucia 'Lucy' Renteria hold their new son Jesse on Monday in Novato. The couple were on their way to the hospital in Santa Rosa but the baby came early.


Related Topix: Novato, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, Health, Marin County, CA

Hobby Lobby and contraceptive costs

We have been looking at the decisions in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. et al. , 573 U.S. _____ and Wheaton College v.


Related Topix: Hobby Lobby Stores, Retail, Non-Profit, Health

The Madison Press

Murphy completes residency program9:51 am

Plain City resident Dr. Amber Murphy has completed her OBGYN residency program at Riverside Methodist Hospital and will be joining Specialists in Women's Health Care, located in Dublin and Westerville.


Related Topix: Plain City, OH, Health, Dublin, OH, Westerville, OH

The Jersey Journal

Opinion: Funding New Jesey's women's health enriches the state in many ways

At his most recent town hall meeting, Gov. Chris Christie accused his predecessors of "monkeying with the math" when it comes to their handling of our state's economy.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Health, New Jersey, New Jersey Government, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Opinion

Business Journal

Legislation seeks to protect doctor-patient relationship

Sen. Dan Frankel , a Democrat from Squirrel Hill, and Sen. Mike Stack , a Democrat from Philadelphia, introduced legislation Monday to prevent politics from entering the doctor-patient relationship.


Related Topix: Health, Pediatrics, Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Courier News

Healthwise: The importance of routine pelvic exams

Healthwise: The importance of routine pelvic exams Dr. Gloria Bachmann, discusses the importance of routine pelvic exams for women.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health

Mt. Zion Women's Study exhibits '5 Births' by local artist Geniver Williams

Local painter Geniver Williams is a prolific artist and a mother of six who has been painting for several years.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The Bedford Daily Voice

Lowey Highlights Environmental Impact On Women's Health

U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey and women's health expert Dr. Linda Birnbaum led a forum on the causes, impacts and possible mitigation of the environmental effects on women at Mercy College on Monday, July 28. A dozen Westchester mayors, state Assembly members, council people and village trustees joined an audience made of mostly of women as Lowey, ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer

The Washington Post

Texas's war on abortion is shuttering clinics throughout the Lone Star State

Wade established the right to first-trimester abortion, pro-life groups and lawmakers are negating its effects.


Related Topix: Abortion, Health, Opinion