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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

9 hrs ago | 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

Seeking Alpha

Merck Looks Overpriced Compared To This Sector Peer

We pitch two companies from the pharmaceutical sector, Merck and AbbVie, against one another in the latest installment of our Head-To-Head series.


Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Merck & Co., Bain & Company, Vaccine Company

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Christie's priorities more on White House than women's health: Opinion

Gov. Chris Christie stopped short of confirming a run for the White House at last week's Delivering Alpha conference , but his telltale talking points made his inclinations clear.


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

Daily Kos

Forced-birthers joyful that only six abortion clinics may remain open in Texas after September 1

Molly Redden at Mother Jones reports that a draconian year-old law enacted specifically to shut down as many Texas abortion clinics as possible is having the desired effect.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, Rick Perry, US Governors, Health

On MSNBC, Chuck Todd Surprisingly Pushes Abortion Activist on Dems Staying Quiet In the South

On his MSNBC show The Daily Rundown, Chuck Todd interviewed Stephanie Schriock of Emily's List, a narrowly tailored PAC for female pro-abortion Democrats.


Related Topix: Abortion, US News, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Julia Brownley, Democrat, Health

Business Journal

Tufts Medical Center forms affiliation with South End Community Health Center

A patient gets her blood pressure checked at South End Community Health Center, which recently became affiliated with Tufts Medical Center.


Related Topix: Health

National Review Online


Not for Sara ]. The aspiring nurse-midwife's potential employer, a federally funded health center in Tampa, Fla., made its reason for not hiring her unmistakably clear: "Due to the fact .


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Healthcare Law, Health

Beckers ASC Review

Women in the ASC Industry: 5 Physician Leaders to Know

Meena Desai , MD , is a board-certified anesthesiologist. She is managing partner, president and CEO of Nova Anesthesia Professionals, which provides physician and CRNA anesthesia services to ASCs, endoscopy centers and specialty hospitals and is responsible for approximately 45,000 anesthetics yearly.


Related Topix: Medicine, Anesthesiology, Pennsylvania, Temple University, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology

BioMed Central

Factors influencing women's decisions to drink alcohol during...

Despite Australian guidelines advising abstinence from alcohol during pregnancy, a relatively high number of Australian women continue to drink alcohol while pregnant.


Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

All but Illegal

On a balmy Saturday evening, July 12, reproductive rights activists, many with tears in their eyes, took turns recounting aloud their experiences fighting one of the most draconian abortion laws in the country.


Related Topix: Abortion, Austin, TX, Health