Posts tagged as: Women’s

Women’s groups embrace O’Reilly boycott as more and more advertisers bail

The National Organization for Women and organizers of the Women’s March have joined in the boycott against Bill O’Reilly as at least 18 companies have pulled their advertising from “The O’Reilly Factor” following a report the Fox News host and his network reached settlements with five women who had accused him of harassment. Yahoo News […]

Women’s risk factors for heart disease and stroke increase before menopause finds new study

New US research has found that key risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and stroke appear to increase more rapidly in the years leading up to menopause. Published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, the study contradicts previous research that suggests the […]

Stretching may ease women’s depression and menopause symptoms

(This June 30th story was refiled to fix link at the bottom of the story) By Reyna Gobel (Reuters Health) – Stretching just 10 minutes a day might help ease menopause and depression symptoms in middle-aged women, a small study suggests. “Light-intensity exercises such as stretching have not been previously evaluated for its impact on […]

Stretching may ease women’s depression and menopause symptoms

By Reyna Gobel (Reuters Health) – Stretching just 10 minutes a day might help ease menopause and depression symptoms in middle-aged women, a small study suggests. “Light-intensity exercises such as stretching have not been previously evaluated for its impact on menopausal and depressive symptoms,” lead researcher Yuko Kai told Reuters Health by email. Forty Japanese […]

Writing a New National Prescription to Improve Women’s Health: History, Progress and Challenges Ahead – Huffington Post

Huffington Post Writing a New National Prescription to Improve Women's Health: History, Progress and Challenges AheadHuffington PostWhile more than 50 percent of the U.S. population is female, as recently as three decades ago, women's health was neglected in the halls of public policy, at the research bench, and in clinical settings. Women were largely excluded […]

FDA raises fainting concern with women’s libido drug flibanserin

By Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has once again raised concerns about the safety of flibanserin, an experimental women’s libido drug, saying it increased the risk of fainting and accidental injury, especially when combined with alcohol. The review, published on the FDA’s website on Tuesday, comes two days before […]

Hopgood introduces bill for ‘women’s health’ license plate

State Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D–Taylor) and State Rep Pam Faris (D-Clio) each introduced legislation in their respective house of government to establish a “women’s health” fundraising license plate. WOMEN'S HEALTH – Yahoo News Search Results

Hopgood introduces bill for ‘women’s health’ license plate

State Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D–Taylor) and State Rep Pam Faris (D-Clio) each introduced legislation in their respective house of government to establish a “women’s health” fundraising license plate. WOMEN'S HEALTH – Yahoo News Search Results

Women’s marijuana event 'a Tupperware party for cannabis’

Women’s marijuana event 'a Tupperware party for cannabis’ In a Russian Hill apartment, 17 women passed around cannabis-infused gluten-free vegan blueberry almond granola and rubbed marijuana-based topical cream into their shoulders. The attendees — lawyers and chefs and nurses and tech executives among them — inhaled from vaporizers and erupted in laughter when a woman […]

Letter to the Editor: Moving Forward on Women’s Health

Nearly 100 years ago, when birth control devices — and information about them — were illegal in the United States, Katharine Dexter McCormick steamed across the Atlantic Ocean to procure diaphragms. WOMEN'S HEALTH – Yahoo News Search Results

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