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1 min ago |

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

4 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Everyone Wins When Birth Control Is Free, Even Conservatives

About the only reasonable thing in Justice Samuel Alito's otherwise asinine majority opinion on Hobby Lobby was this: the suggestion that maybe the government should find ways to ensure women have cost-free access to birth control.


Related Topix: Samuel Alito, US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Colorado Government, Abortion, Health, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Women's Health: Answers To 10 Embarrassing Questions Every Woman Asks About Her Health

There are a lot of questions to answer when it comes to women's health, from tampons to hair brushes.


Related Topix: Health

11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Satanists Demand Religious Exemption From Abortion Restrictions, Cite Hobby Lobby Ruling

The Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision, which allowed some for-profit companies to claim a religious exemption to Obamacare's contraception mandate, has sparked a heated debate over the definition of religious liberty and its role in modern society .

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Related Topix: Abortion, Health, Rick Scott, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

11 hrs ago | Daily Texan

HB 2 cuts down abortion clinics and legal abortions in Texas, study shows

Since stricter abortion regulations went into effect in Texas in September, 46 percent of clinics have closed, and legal abortions have decreased by 13 percent, according to a study from the University's Texas Policy Evaluation Project released in July.


Related Topix: Texas, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Antonio, TX, Health

12 hrs ago | Washington Times

Book Review: 'Assault and Flattery'

ASSAULT AND FLATTERY: THE TRUTH ABOUT THE LEFT AND THEIR WAR ON WOMEN By Katie Pavlich Threshold Editions, $26, 272 pages "Turn on a TV in Colorado and you might assume there are no issues more important to state voters than abortion rights, access to contraception and the definition of personhood."


Related Topix: Health, US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney

15 hrs ago | Newswise

Major Advances in Alzheimer's, Colon Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, and...

The groundbreaking scientific studies featured at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will include research on a blood test for Alzheimer's that uses biochip technology, a new test to diagnose colon cancer early, a more accurate method for determining multiple myeloma prognosis, a less stressful test for sleep apnea, and the ... (more)


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Alzheimer's, World News, Austria, Chemistry, Science, University of Louisville

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Latch on, tune in

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Breast-feeding mothers in northwestern Ohio and around the world will gather for the Big Latch On on Saturday, an effort to raise awareness of breast-feeding and to set a record for the most women simultaneously breast-feeding.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Hancock County, OH, Health, Medicine, Nursing

Holtville Tribune

New Clues About the Source of Racial Health Disparities

A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at USC and Loyola Marymount University has found evidence that the persistent health disparities across race may, in part, be related to anxiety about being confronted by negative racial stereotypes while receiving healthcare.


Related Topix: Marymount University, Loyola Marymount University, Standardized Testing, Education, African-American, Medicine, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Warner, Gillespie trade jabs in 1st Senate debate

"This is an issue where you're making up my views," Gillespie said, who added that he thinks birth control pills should be available without a prescription.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Health, Republican, John Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government

Daily Times

Letting the mothers die, silently : July 26, 2014,

"My mother died while giving birth to my brother, Ehsaan," said Nabila with tears in her eyes.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Health

Medical News Today

New insight into alternative treatment options for postmenopausal...

It's no wonder that breast cancer ranks highest among women's health concerns. Over 235,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed annually in the United States, with almost 40,000 deaths attributable to the disease.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Heart Disease, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Arimidex, Anastrozole (generic)

Fri Jul 25, 2014


AMETEK Names Kurtis L. Goos, Vice President & General Manager, Engineered Medical Components

AMETEK, Inc. today announced the appointment of Kurtis L. Goos as Vice President and General Manager, Engineered Medical Components, within AMETEK's Engineered Materials, Interconnects and Packaging Division.


Related Topix: Electronics, Ametek, Health, Marketing

Tech's Effect on Eyes

You probably already know that Americans are logging a lot of screen time these days; however did you know that by 2015, each person will spend an average of 15.5 hours per day consuming traditional and digital media? That's more than half a day! Medical experts see a number of health implications from this increased screen time.


Related Topix: Health, Ophthalmology

Nerve News

UN body concerned about impact of Gaza violence on women

The United Nations Population Fund Friday expressed its deep concern about the impact of the ongoing Gaza conflict on women's health and access to safe births.


Related Topix: Health


This Couple's Response To Pro-Life Protesters Couldn't Be Better

Every Saturday, Grayson and Tina Haver Currin stand outside a women's health clinic in Cary, N.C. holding signs -- but not the kind you'd expect to see outside of a facility where abortions are performed.


Related Topix: Health, Cary, NC, Abortion, Raleigh, NC

The Hill

Debunking the bad science on abortion and women's health

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on the Women's Health Protection Act , a bill that would prevent unnecessary restrictions on abortions and abortion providers.


Related Topix: Health, US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Breast Cancer

Dallas Observer

How Texas' New Abortion Restrictions Have Actually Impacted Access to the Procedure

The number of abortions being performed in Texas has dropped moderately, clinics offering abortions are vanishing rapidly and women seeking abortions must travel much farther to get an abortion, according to almost 18 months of data compiled by researchers looking at the effects of Texas' passage of some of the most restrictive abortion regulations ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas, Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Medicine, San Antonio, TX