Health Info

Pregnant and Scared? How Fake Clinics Prey on Women

By NWHN Staff | Jul 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Pregnant and Scared? How Fake Clinics Prey on Women

Fake clinics outnumber real ones four to one, with dangerous consequences for women’s health.

Sex Ed for All Month: Best of Sex Ed Saturday Instagram Series

By Comms Intern | May 23, 2022 | Comments Off on Sex Ed for All Month: Best of Sex Ed Saturday Instagram Series

May is Sex Ed for All Month! To celebrate, here is a roundup of our most popular #SexEdSaturday posts on Instagram. Sex Ed Saturday is an Instagram series in which the NWHN shares posts on sex education facts and sexual health trends from health educators, sex educators, medical experts and more!

Game-Changing Women’s Health Victories in Recent History

By Adele Costa | Mar 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Game-Changing Women’s Health Victories in Recent History

(And how the NWHN Helped Make Them Happen)

4 Astounding Facts About the First Black Woman Doctor in the US

By Ginnefine Jalloh | Feb 24, 2022 | Comments Off on 4 Astounding Facts About the First Black Woman Doctor in the US

That woman was Rebecca Lee Crumpler. Living from 1830 – 1895, Rebecca was a nurse, physician and lauded medical author.

4 Ways to Help Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

By NWHN Staff | Feb 14, 2022 | Comments Off on 4 Ways to Help Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

In honor of American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, we’re bringing you four ways you can keep your heart healthy year-round.

Safe, Online, Delivered: How to Get the Abortion Pill By Mail

By NWHN Staff | Mar 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Safe, Online, Delivered: How to Get the Abortion Pill By Mail

Safe and effective FDA-approved abortion pills (aka medication abortion) are now available by mail in several states — without an in-person clinic visit.

COVID-19 Myths Debunked

By Kristen Batstone | Mar 4, 2021 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Myths Debunked

As the pandemic persists, information on COVID-19 continues to evolve. The purpose of this article is to debunk popular COVID-19 myths, using accurate information rooted in science and backed by evidence.

Reproductive Coercion and Sterilization Abuse

By NWHN Staff | Dec 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Reproductive Coercion and Sterilization Abuse

It’s not possible to understand present-day reproductive coercion, or its lasting impact on marginalized communities, without understanding the United States’ long history of sterilization abuse.

Cosmetics and Personal Care Products and Women’s Health: A Closer Look at Menstruation, Fibroids, Endometriosis, and Reproductive Health

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Oct 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Cosmetics and Personal Care Products and Women’s Health: A Closer Look at Menstruation, Fibroids, Endometriosis, and Reproductive Health

Report documenting the impact of “endocrine-disrupting‌ ‌chemicals”‌ and other toxins on the hormones‌ ‌that play‌ ‌important‌ ‌roles‌ ‌in‌ ‌every‌ ‌stage‌ ‌of‌ ‌women’s‌ ‌lives.

Phexxi Contraceptive Gel – Consumer Health Info

By NWHN Staff | Aug 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Phexxi Contraceptive Gel – Consumer Health Info

Phexxi is a contraceptive gel that works by taking advantage of the vagina’s natural acidity.