National Women’s Health Network Urges Women to Resist “Cheap” Gimmicks for Losing Weight in the New Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christina Cherel at ccherel@nwhn.org or 202.682.2640, ext 224 With the New Year often comes resolutions to lead happier – and healthier – lives. The National Women’s Health Network (“NWHN”) encourages women who have made New Year’s resolutions to lose weight to resist misleading claims about “diet drugs” and cheap gimmicks from … Continued

“Free” Diet Drugs that Cost You in the Long Run

With the New Year often comes resolutions to lead happier – and healthier – lives. Many women use the beginning of the year as an opportunity to assess their health and find areas for improvement. One area in particular is losing weight and getting in better shape. Women are smart consumers though and have realized … Continued

New Year, Same Old Miracle Drug Spin

The holiday season is over and as usual, many people are feeling motivated to lose weight and live healthier. But for the one-third of Americans struggling with obesity, this struggle just gets harder and harder, especially as we age. For many, a safe and effective weight loss pill would seem like the magic bullet we … Continued

FDA Meeting – Lorcaserin

Statement of Kate Ryan Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Meeting on Lorcaserin The National Women’s Health Network is a nonprofit advocacy organization that works to improve the health of all women. We bring the voices of women consumers to policy and regulatory decision-making bodies. We are supported by our members and do … Continued