At the Network’s Annual Barbara Seaman Awards, we honor women who carry on Barbara’s legacy of mentoring young female activists. Each week we’re sharing what our past Emerging Activists have been up to. Vanessa Schick, PhD Well, since the October…
There are various methods for managing menopausal symptoms. It’s important for women to have comprehensive information about the treatment options available so they can decide which one is best for them.
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Today, the House of Representatives voted 217 – 213 to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and pass Trump’s American Health Care Act (AHCA). This harmful legislation was rushed to the House floor and voted on before the full implications of this bill have been revealed.
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The two main types of mammography are film-screen mammography and digital mammography. Both involve a technologist positioning and compressing your breasts between two plates so that x-ray pictures can be taken.
There are two abortion methods currently available: a procedure performed in an office or clinic, or an abortion brought on by taking FDA-approved medication. Both methods are safe and effective for ending a pregnancy.
Do I need to have my ovaries removed to prevent ovarian cancer?
Endometriosis is a chronic disease that affects women during their reproductive years. It occurs when uterine-lining tissue is found growing outside of the uterus, typically resulting in immense pain during and between periods, heavy and long menstrual cycles, gastrointestinal upsets, and fatigue. There is currently no cure for endometriosis and symptoms can be difficult to manage.
Lupron is the most frequently prescribed medication to treat women with uterine fibroids; however, evidence shows the use of Lupron comes with serious risks. Lupron reduces the amount of estrogen women produce by shutting down the pituitary gland to shrink fibroids, which can result in symptoms of early menopausal onset.