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Women's Health

  1. Woman Awarded $110 Million in Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Cancer LawsuitThe largest award yet in suits linking baby powder to ovarian cancer.
  2. Women Share Their Health-Care Stories With #IAmAPreexistingConditionThey’re using #IAmAPreexistingCondition to share their own conditions.
  3. politics
    Nancy Pelosi Says Democrats’ Focus on Abortion Access Is Hurting the PartyShe blamed Clinton’s loss on Democrats’ focus on social issues, including abortion.
  4. politics
    Trump Taps Anti-Abortion Advocate to Lead Family-Planning ProgramTeresa Manning is an anti-abortion advocate who has questioned the “efficacy” of birth control.
  5. Advocacy Group’s New Website Helps Women Safely Self-Induce Abortions With DrugsThe online service is an “information-delivery project.”
  6. horrible things
    Another Michigan Doctor Was Arrested for Female Genital MutilationDr. Fakhruddin Attar’s case is connected to Dr. Jumana Nagarwala’s from last week.
  7. abortion access
    Abortion-Clinic Protests Reached Their Highest Level Yet in 2016And negative online commentary on abortions has more than tripled since the election.
  8. horrible things
    Michigan Doctor Charged With Performing Female Genital MutilationDr. Jumana Nagarwala is involved in what is believed to be the first FGM-related criminal case in the United States.
  9. all by myself
    Here’s Why Your Period Isn’t Really Synced Up to Your Friends’A study found women’s menstrual cycles don’t sync up.
  10. women's health
    Missouri Lawmakers Joke That Women Who Want Abortions Should Get Them at the ZooThey lamented that zoos are more regulated than abortion clinics.
  11. Shonda Rhimes Is Joining Planned Parenthood’s National Board“The fact is that women’s health is under fire right now.”
  12. More Than 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Were Infected With HPV Between 2013 and 2014The figure increases to 42 percent for all forms of genital HPV, according to a CDC report.
  13. politics
    Trump Administration Strips Reproductive-Health Organization of U.S. FundsThe move is a blow to women’s health care around the world.
  14. politics
    New Arizona Law Requires Doctors to Treat Fetuses ‘Born Alive’ During AbortionsWhich almost never happens.
  15. This New State Law Requires Doctors to Investigate Women Seeking AbortionsHB 1434 purports to ban sex-selection abortions, but requires doctors to go through women’s medical records.
  16. 52 Percent of Men Say They Don’t Benefit From Women Accessing Birth ControlHow do they think this works?
  17. GOP Senator Apologizes After Mocking Breast-Cancer Screening Coverage“I sure don’t want my mammogram benefits taken away.”
  18. politics
    The New Health-Care Bill Could Mean Insurance Doesn’t Have to Cover PregnancyRepublicans are lobbying to ditch Obamacare’s essential health benefits.
  19. politics
    Mike Pence Is Receiving a ‘Working for Women’ AwardOkay, then.
  20. Nearly 25 Million Women in the U.S. Don’t Have Access to Infertility ServicesA new study found 40 percent of women of reproductive age lack access to assisted-reproductive-technology clinics.
  21. Kansas Lawmaker Compares Planned Parenthood to Nazi Concentration CampState Senator Steve Fitzgerald made the comment after learning a donation had been made in his name.
  22. politics
    Defunding Planned Parenthood Would Lead to Thousands More BirthsEspecially for low-income women.
  23. Failed Fertility Treatments May Increase Your Cardiac Risk, a New Study FoundA study found women who don’t get pregnant after fertility treatments may be at risk, but researchers say that shouldn’t deter you from seeking them.
  24. politics
    GOP Lawmaker Wonders Aloud Why Men Should Pay for Prenatal CareRepublican Representative John Shimkus objects to certain “mandates” in Obamacare.
  25. casting couch
    Dakota Johnson to Star in Unfit, Based on True Forced Sterilization StoryJohnson plays Carrie Buck, a young woman who was sterilized against her will in the 1920s.
  26. drugstore doctor
    Will Cranberry Juice Cure My UTI?Experts reveal whether it really can help treat and prevent these uncomfortable infections.
  27. huzzah
    Birth Control Is More Effective Than Before, a New Study FoundFailure rates of contraceptives have dropped in recent years.
  28. Ebola Fighter Dies After Hospital Staff Refuses to Help HerShe was a Time magazine 2014 Person of the Year.
  29. Inside the Extra-Exclusive World of Boutique Egg-FreezingThe Silicon Valley take on the fertility clinic feels “more like a café” than a medical facility.
  30. women's health
    ‘Abortion Reversal’ Bill Based on ‘Junk Science’ Passes Indiana’s House“This is for the women who take the first step and regret it.”
  31. Oklahoma Anti-Abortion Lawmaker Says Women Are Merely ‘Hosts’“What I call them is, is you’re a ‘host.’”
  32. horrible things
    Michigan Woman Forced to Give Birth on Floor of Jail CellThe sheriff defended the decision.
  33. cabinet of horrors
    Trump’s New Health Secretary Could Be Disastrous for WomenThe Georgia congressman is almost as bad as Mike Pence.
  34. Here’s How Jobs With Heavy Lifting or Night Shifts Can Harm a Woman’s FertilitySuch positions can reduce a woman’s egg reserves.
  35. skin deep
    We Finally Know How Gabrielle Union Ages Slower Than Everyone ElseThe answer does not involve lemon water or sweating.
  36. This New Arkansas Law Could Allow Fathers to Block AbortionsEven in cases of spousal rape or incest.
  37. What Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Could Mean for Women’s HealthGorsuch could pose a risk to reproductive rights.
  38. Erin Andrews Opens Up About Her Battle Against Cervical CancerThe diagnosis came after her peephole-video trial.
  39. Contrary to What Spicer Says, Taxpayer Dollars Don’t Fund Abortions OverseasDissecting Sean Spicer’s statement about the Mexico City Policy.
  40. Pro-Choice and Pro-Life Marchers Came Face-to-Face at the MarchThey had warring chants.
  41. from the archives
    The Year New York Almost Lost the Right to ChoosePolitics and service journalism from the early era of legal abortion.
  42. abortion rights 2017
    What Abortion Looks Like in America Right NowSeven stories about a pro-choice movement under attack.
  43. Iowa Lawmakers Suggest Women Go to a Dentist Instead of Planned ParenthoodThe list of women’s-health providers state lawmakers said they’d be happy to fund included a few questionable choices.
  44. reproductive wrongs
    ACLU Sues Kentucky After Gov. Matt Bevin Signs Two Abortion Bills [Updated]ACLU is challenging Kentucky after the governor signed into law a measure that would also require abortion providers give a patient an ultrasound.
  45. action
    The Women’s Run to D.C. Has Already Raised $35,000 for Planned ParenthoodAnd so many women wanted to run with them that it’s now a relay.
  46. action
    4 Women Are Running From New York to D.C. to Raise Money for Planned ParenthoodThey’ll cover 240 miles in five days.
  47. reproductive wrongs
    This Is the Most Ironic Thing an Anti-Choice Lawmaker Has Ever SaidMatt Bevin will probably be proofreading his tweets more carefully.
  48. reproductive rights
    9 Things People Get Wrong About Planned ParenthoodKnowledge is power.
  49. morning sickness
    The Morning Sickness Drug Kim Kardashian Endorsed Is Being QuestionedCanadian scientists are questioning Diclegis’s efficacy.
  50. periods
    Could This Be the Cause of Severe PMS?Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) could be the result of rogue genes.
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