Tag Archives: women’s health

7 Disruptive Ways to Celebrate Mothers’ Day

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Tweet It’s about time that we looked at Mothers Day expansively and rocked the boat. Lots of positive vibes could be set in motion. Some of my thoughts: 1.     Press for action and donate to organizations devoted to preventing unnecessary … Continue reading

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Making Gender Justice, Birth Control,
And Abortion Access Health Priorities

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Tweet Women’s health and life are under fire in the United States and around the world. Here are  issues that health policymakers need to incorporate into health quality. It’s time to stop marginalizing them. Last week, women’s groups coordinated by … Continue reading

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Patient POV Update: Immigration and Abortion News

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Tweet I regret not posting here recently. It’s been a very busy time for me and I am following several issues that will make their way to this blog soon. I can’t give you a rank order of what’s most … Continue reading

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We Need to Recognize Conscience
In Provision of Reproductive Services

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Tweet The Obama Administration made a concession to Catholic leaders yesterday, bowing to conscience-based refusals to subsidize contraception coverage. At the same time, a compromise was struck enabling women who work for Catholic nonprofit institutions to use separate insurance plans … Continue reading

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Are Dense-Breast, Right-to-Know Laws Helpful?

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Tweet In a victory for the dense-breast patient movement, Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) signed legislation last week requiring that doctors who discover that women have dense breasts on mammography must inform women that: dense breasts are a risk factor for … Continue reading

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On Mother’s Day, Invest in Maternal Health

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Tweet Mother’s Day is usually a time for celebration in the United States, but celebrating it in a culture that devalues women, women’s health, and sets back the clock on Roe v. Wade are reasons to take stock, take a … Continue reading

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