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My Reduction Saved My Son’s Life: Katelyn’s Story

By: Katelyn P., NWHN Member , ,

After the fall of Roe, we came across a public Facebook post of a woman who, in order to save one twin, had to terminate the other in utero. This is her story, told in her words.

I lived it: Real health stories from members to inspire, educate, and activate you.

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

Hog Waste, Plastic Petals, and Cancer in The Air:

By: Adele Costa

The Intersection between Environmental Justice and Women’s Health

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In the last five years, the LGBTQ+ community has endured countless attacks from Republican lawmakers and the Trump Administration - who prioritized religious freedoms over human rights. During his first six months in office, President Biden has spent most of...

The NWHN applauds President Biden for excluding the Hyde Amendment from his budget proposal. But we must stay vigilant. The Weldon Amendment and the Helms Amendment pose similar dangers to abortion access.

On June 19th, 1865, enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas gathered at the Ashton Villa to learn their fate. Union General Gordon and over 2,000 federal troops had just occupied the territory, and there were rumors surging that the Civil...

Male contraceptives are of growing interest to researchers and the population. Read on for surprising new developments in male contraceptives. Updated: Aug 24, 2022

The NWHN is closely following the emerging information on the safety of the J&J COVID-19 vaccine. An unusual type of blood clot has been reported to occur in six women after they received the J&J vaccine. One woman died and...

The United States has a penchant for being different even when different isn’t necessarily better. Though midwives are widely recognized around the world as the primary source of maternal health care, they only account for 8% of U.S. birth workers.

COVID-19 Myths Debunked

By: Kristen Batstone Deep Dive Articles,Health Info

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.

While several big questions remain, we have a good sense now of the rough outline of the final package and its impact on the ACA.

It's a new day in Washington, DC with work already underway. We can't afford to let Senate Democrats put 'decorum' over democracy.