Shaniqua Seth

FDA Takes Steps to Protect Women’s and Consumer Health Over Industry Profits

By Shaniqua Seth | Jan 23, 2017 | Comments Off on FDA Takes Steps to Protect Women’s and Consumer Health Over Industry Profits

For Immediate Release Contact: Shaniqua Seth at [email protected] or 202.682-2640, ext. 225 WASHINGTON, DC — Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a 63-page memo regarding the dissemination of information about off-label use of medical products. The memo…

Should My Insurance Provider Cover My Emergency Contraception?

By Shaniqua Seth | Jan 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Should My Insurance Provider Cover My Emergency Contraception?

Insurance companies are not required to cover OTC contraceptives if your doctor does not prescribe them. As a result, if you buy Plan B without a prescription, you will have to pay full price.

Will Testosterone Therapy Improve My Sex Life?

By Shaniqua Seth | Jan 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Will Testosterone Therapy Improve My Sex Life?

Part of testosterone’s role in a woman’s body is to contribute to libido and arousal, which is why many women will consider taking it if they experience an unwanted drop in sexual desire.

Show Up for Women’s Rights!

By Shaniqua Seth | Jan 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Show Up for Women’s Rights!

The National Women’s Health Network is no stranger to demonstrations, rallies, and marches. We’ve made it a point to be at the forefront, advocating on behalf of women.

NWHN Endorses the Women’s March on Washington

By Shaniqua Seth | Jan 6, 2017 | Comments Off on NWHN Endorses the Women’s March on Washington

The National Women’s Health Network supports the mission of the Women’s March, and is proud to join in this effort to send a bold message to the new government that women’s rights are human rights.

Age, Weight, and My Sex Drive

By Shaniqua Seth | Jan 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Age, Weight, and My Sex Drive

A healthy sex life is crucial to many women and their partners. This can become more complicated with age and weight.

Are Connective Tissue Disease and Ruptured Silicone Breast Implants Linked?

By Shaniqua Seth | Dec 19, 2016 | Comments Off on Are Connective Tissue Disease and Ruptured Silicone Breast Implants Linked?

The FDA has approved two different silicone implants, but only after battling with implant manufacturers who resisted long-term studies of this device, which calls into question its safety.

I Want to Stop Anastrozole, BUT!

By Shaniqua Seth | Dec 12, 2016 | Comments Off on I Want to Stop Anastrozole, BUT!

“My oncologist prescribed Anastrozole and I’ve been taking it since July 2016. My arthritis has flared up since. What are the side effects associated with using this drug?” Anastrozole has become popular for the treatment and prevention of breast cancer.…

An easy way to make a stance for women’s rights

By Shaniqua Seth | Dec 11, 2016 | Comments Off on An easy way to make a stance for women’s rights

As we face 2017, we must prepare for everything we’ve worked so hard to accomplish under the Obama Administration to recede or be reversed completely. Trump’s nomination of Rep. Price for Secretary of the Health and Human Services confirms our…

Do Bone Drugs Lose Their Effectiveness?

By Shaniqua Seth | Nov 30, 2016 | Comments Off on Do Bone Drugs Lose Their Effectiveness?

I have been treated with Aclasta for the last four years. My doctor wants to switch me to Prolia. He told me research has shown that using the same drug reduces its effectiveness. Is it true that Aclasta may lose effectiveness over extended use?