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1 hr ago | American Reporter

An Ar AppealTHANK You for Your Help! We Made it

It shouldn't come as a surprise that that the far right is not just opposed to abortion, but contraception, too.


Related Topix: Abortion, US News, Human Sexuality, Health, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

2 hrs ago | Border Mail

Clinic exclusion zone push goes statewide

Albury Right to Privacy believes the only way forward for an exclusion zone around the Englehardt Street Clinic is with state zones.


Related Topix: Health

5 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Fifty Shades of Grey puts women at risk, researchers claim

I was in a tie and vest and on my bicycle at the South False Creek ferry dock. You were waiting when I arrived.


Related Topix: Health

8 hrs ago | University of Rochester

City, UR Medicine Offer Free Screenings at 6th Annual Women's Health Fair

The Fair will provide free screening tests for women ages 18 to 80, targeting a host of health risks, including heart disease, stroke and cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

11 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Closing the health care disparities gap for women and minorities

A new action plan released by the Food and Drug Administration to increase the participation of women, minorities, and the elderly in research trials was welcomed today by four leading health organizations as taking an important step toward closing the health care disparities gap.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Health

15 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

THIS year's Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust AGM will take place on Tuesday, September 9.

The meeting will be heard at the Ark Conference Centre at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital from 5.30pm with an hour-long interactive exhibition.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Health,

17 hrs ago | Freshnews

Vermillion Appoints Holly B. Bauzon as VP of Sales and Managed Markets

Vermillion, Inc. , a multivariate diagnostics company focused on gynecologic cancers and women's health, has appointed Holly B. Bauzon as Vice President of Sales and Managed Markets.


Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Biotech, Ciphergen Biosystems, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Electronics, Perkinelmer

21 hrs ago | Medical News

Study: Low birth weight may put African American women at higher risk for type 2 diabetes

African American women born at a low or very low birth weight may be at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, African-American, Boston University

21 hrs ago | Medical News

Electronic alerts reduce urinary tract infections in hospital patients with urinary catheters

A Penn Medicine team has found that targeted automated alerts in electronic health records significantly reduce urinary tract infections in hospital patients with urinary catheters .


Related Topix: Medicine, Urinary Tract Infections, Health, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

22 hrs ago | Reuters

For older women, working out may keep heart rates regular

Physically active older women are less likely to suffer from atrial fibrillation, the most common form of irregular heartbeat, than less active women, according to a new U.S. study.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

AAUW Battle Creek hosts an Interactive Conversation on Womens Health

AAUW Battle Creek will host its Annual Membership Meeting on Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. at the Battle Creek Family Health Center, 181 W. Emmett St. in Battle Creek.


Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI, Health


Women's health and Fifty Shades: Increased risks for young adult readers?

Journal of Women's Health , published monthly, is a core multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the diseases and conditions that hold greater risk for or are more prevalent among women,... New Rochelle, NY, August 21, 2014-Popular fiction that normalizes and glamorizes violence against women, such as the blockbuster Fifty Shades series, may be ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Arts, Popular Fiction, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, East Lansing, MI


Innovus Pharma Announces Formation Of A Global Clinical Advisory...

Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., , announced today the formation of a Clinical Advisory Board made up of top key opinion leaders in the fields of gynecology and sexual health to support the continued growth of its ZestraA product.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Marketing, Newport Beach, CA, France, World News, Spain, Health

Alabama Live

Owner of closed Huntsville abortion clinic eager to 'start taking care of women again'

The Huntsville area's only abortion clinic, Alabama Women's Center for Reproductive Alternatives, wants to move into this building at 4831 Sparkman Drive.


Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, Huntsville, AL, Abortion, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Exercise may protect older women from irregular heartbeat

Increasing the amount or intensity of physical activity can cut the chances of older women developing a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association .


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Stanford University

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Ohio clinic to halt surgical abortions due to 2013 state law

A suburban Cincinnati clinic will stop performing surgical abortions as a result of a 2013 state law that bars agreements to move women needing emergency care to public hospitals, an attorney for the clinic said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Ohio, Sharonville, OH, Hamilton County, OH, Health, Abortion

The Daily Caller

Billionaire Environmentalist Hits Cory Gardner With First Attack Ad

California billionaire Tom Steyer's political action committee rolled out its first attack ad against Republican Rep. Cory Gardner in Colorado's Senate race.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Health, Conservative Political News

Medical News Today

Patient perspectives on breast reconstruction following mastectomy

Less than 42 percent of women underwent breast reconstruction following a mastectomy for cancer , and the factors associated with foregoing reconstruction included being black, having a lower education level and being older.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Obstetrics and Gynecology

A special New York clinic opens up to women with vaginal issues

As we age, our bodies succumb to gravity, and that includes our genitals. Urologist Dr. Jennifer Berman explains how age and childbirth can affect the genitals.


Related Topix: New York, Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Health


Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study

Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Northwestern University