Women’s health topics attract a lot of media attention — whether it’s new research about menopause, a question about the safety of breast implants or a contraceptive, or a political attack on critical women’s health services. The NWHN is a trusted source for explaining women’s perspectives on these, and many other, health developments.

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Highlights – 2018

YAHOO News

June 2018 | NWHN’s Cindy Pearson is interviewed about malady mongers and how Big Pharma sells treatments by inventing diseases.

New York Times

June 2018 | NWHN Executive Director Cindy Pearson is quoted in the New York Times on why prices keep rising for drugs treating painful sex in women.

STAT News

May 2018 | Ed Silverman of STAT quotes Cindy Pearson, executive director of the National Women’s Health Network in his article detailing the fate of Addyi, a female libido pill, in the U.S.

Mother Jones 

April 2018 | Stephanie Mencimer details the advocacy groups, including NWHN, that demanded a general investigation of NIAAA’s solicitation of donations from the alcohol industry.

STAT News

April 2018 | Ed Silverman of STAT mentions NWHN in his discussion of the ‘Pre$cription For Power’ database.

Kaiser Health News

April 2018 | NWHN Executive Director Cindy Pearson is quoted in Kaiser Health News’ landmark piece about the new ‘Pre$cription For Power’ database, which details how much funding certain patient advocacy groups get from the pharmaceutical industry.

Jewish Journal

March 2018 | Actress and director Melanie Mayron gives NWHN a shout out as one of her favorite charities.

HealthNewsReview.org

March 2018 | NWHN Executive Director Cindy Pearson is quoted in Mary Chris Jaklevic’s article about medical technology company Hologic’s misleading and problematic promo regarding cervical cancer.

PR Newswire

March 2018 | NWHN’s fibroids fact sheets makes an appearance in another story about AbbVie’s recent study about elagolix, a possible treatment for endometriosis and fibroids.

Equities.com

March 2018 | AbbVie, a research-based biopharmaceutical company conducts a study on possible endometriosis and fibroid treatment elagolix, and Equities.com references NWHN’s fibroids fact sheet.

Vogue

March 2018 | NWHN’s hysterectomy fact sheet gets another shout out from Vogue writer Elizabeth Varnell, who recounts Lena Dunham’s own experience.

The Hamilton Spectator

February 2018 | Liam Stack’s piece about hysterectomies makes another appearance in The Hamilton Spectator, including another shout out for NWHN’s hysterectomy fact sheet.

Women’sHealth.com

February 2018 | Women’sHealth.com talks about Lena Dunham’s experience with her hysterectomy, referencing NWHN’s statistics about removal of the uterus or ovaries at a young age.

PharmiWeb.com

February 2018 | Another study conducted about elagolix’s effect on fibroids is published by AbbVie, and NWHN’s fibroids fact sheet makes an appearance.

MD Magazine

February 2018 | Matt Hoffman of MD Magazine references NWHN’s fact sheets on uterine fibroids in his piece about elagolix, an oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist being studied for the treatment of endometriosis and uterine fibroids.

New York Times

February 2018  | NWHN’s fact sheets on hysterectomies get a shout out from New York Times author Liam Stack, who writes about actress Lena Dunham’s experience getting a hysterectomy after enduring endometriosis.

Women’s Health

January 2018  | NWHN’s Policy Advocacy Director Sarah Christopherson says crisis pregnancy centers “are designed for one purpose—to make sure everyone carries their pregnancy to full term—and they’ll do or say anything to make sure that happens.”