Barbara Seaman

Cancer & Birth Control: Just Give Us the Facts

By Cindy Pearson | Apr 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Cancer & Birth Control: Just Give Us the Facts

Legendary journalist Barbara Seaman co-founded the NWHN in 1975, in part due to her investigations into oral contraception’s serious health risks and doctors’ refusal to take women’s complaints seriously. Her work led to Congressional hearings and sparked the revolutionary idea that patients’ have the right to accurate, helpful information about their diagnosis, conditions, treatment options, and possible risks.

Barbara Seaman (1935 – 2008)

By NWHN Staff | Nov 9, 2015 | Comments Off on Barbara Seaman (1935 – 2008)

An author, women’s health activist, and energizing influence on hundreds of younger writers and organizers for nearly half a century, Barbara Seaman persistently challenged the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies by exposing their drive for profit at the expense of…

40th Anniversary Celebration: Save the Date

By Cindy Pearson | Aug 13, 2015 | Comments Off on 40th Anniversary Celebration: Save the Date

I am delighted to share that the National Women’s Health Network will host its 40th Anniversary Celebration at the 8th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health on November 16, 2015, 6 pm, at The Whittemore House in Washington,…