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Women’s Health

  1. politics
    Sarah Silverman Slid Into Ivanka Trump’s DMs to Tell Her to Stand Up for WomenSurprise: It didn’t work.
  2. politics
    White House to Roll Back Federal Rule Requiring Employers to Cover Birth ControlEmployers could decline to cover birth control if it conflicts with their religious beliefs.
  3. politics
    Trump’s Budget Proposes Kicking Planned Parenthood Out of All Federal ProgramsIt goes beyond just blocking the organization from receiving Medicaid reimbursements.
  4. Having a Glass of Wine Each Day Could Increase Your Breast Cancer RiskA new study linked 10 grams of alcohol per day to heightened breast cancer risk.
  5. parenthood
    The Crazy-Making Sophistication of Modern At-Home Pregnancy TestsHow forces have conspired to create the “pee-stick fugue state.”
  6. politics
    Planned Parenthood Forced to Shut Down 4 Clinics in IowaIf the Affordable Health Care Act passes, the same thing could happen in many other states.
  7. Trump Expands Abortion-Funding Rule That Will Affect Women’s Health WorldwideIt will now affect $9 billion in aid for groups fighting malaria, Ebola, HIV, and more.
  8. politics
    For Women’s Health Week, Trump Promotes Bill That Could Hurt WomenTrump’s statement is a little contradictory.
  9. Woman Awarded $110 Million in Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Cancer LawsuitThe largest award yet in suits linking baby powder to ovarian cancer.
  10. Women Share Their Health-Care Stories With #IAmAPreexistingConditionThey’re using #IAmAPreexistingCondition to share their own conditions.
  11. politics
    Nancy Pelosi Says Democrats’ Focus on Abortion Access Is Hurting the PartyShe blamed Clinton’s loss on Democrats’ focus on social issues, including abortion.
  12. politics
    Trump Taps Anti-Abortion Advocate to Lead Family-Planning ProgramTeresa Manning is an anti-abortion advocate who has questioned the “efficacy” of birth control.
  13. Advocacy Group’s New Website Helps Women Safely Self-Induce Abortions With DrugsThe online service is an “information-delivery project.”
  14. horrible things
    Another Michigan Doctor Was Arrested for Female Genital MutilationDr. Fakhruddin Attar’s case is connected to Dr. Jumana Nagarwala’s from last week.
  15. abortion access
    Abortion-Clinic Protests Reached Their Highest Level Yet in 2016And negative online commentary on abortions has more than tripled since the election.
  16. horrible things
    Michigan Doctor Charged With Performing Female Genital MutilationDr. Jumana Nagarwala is involved in what is believed to be the first FGM-related criminal case in the United States.
  17. all by myself
    Here’s Why Your Period Isn’t Really Synced Up to Your Friends’A study found women’s menstrual cycles don’t sync up.
  18. women’s health
    Missouri Lawmakers Joke That Women Who Want Abortions Should Get Them at the ZooThey lamented that zoos are more regulated than abortion clinics.
  19. Shonda Rhimes Is Joining Planned Parenthood’s National Board“The fact is that women’s health is under fire right now.”
  20. More Than 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Were Infected With HPV Between 2013 and 2014The figure increases to 42 percent for all forms of genital HPV, according to a CDC report.
  21. politics
    Trump Administration Strips Reproductive-Health Organization of U.S. FundsThe move is a blow to women’s health care around the world.
  22. politics
    New Arizona Law Requires Doctors to Treat Fetuses ‘Born Alive’ During AbortionsWhich almost never happens.
  23. This New State Law Requires Doctors to Investigate Women Seeking AbortionsHB 1434 purports to ban sex-selection abortions, but requires doctors to go through women’s medical records.
  24. 52 Percent of Men Say They Don’t Benefit From Women Accessing Birth ControlHow do they think this works?
  25. GOP Senator Apologizes After Mocking Breast-Cancer Screening Coverage“I sure don’t want my mammogram benefits taken away.”
  26. politics
    The New Health-Care Bill Could Mean Insurance Doesn’t Have to Cover PregnancyRepublicans are lobbying to ditch Obamacare’s essential health benefits.
  27. politics
    Mike Pence Is Receiving a ‘Working for Women’ AwardOkay, then.
  28. Nearly 25 Million Women in the U.S. Don’t Have Access to Infertility ServicesA new study found 40 percent of women of reproductive age lack access to assisted-reproductive-technology clinics.
  29. Kansas Lawmaker Compares Planned Parenthood to Nazi Concentration CampState Senator Steve Fitzgerald made the comment after learning a donation had been made in his name.
  30. politics
    Defunding Planned Parenthood Would Lead to Thousands More BirthsEspecially for low-income women.
  31. Failed Fertility Treatments May Increase Your Cardiac Risk, a New Study FoundA study found women who don’t get pregnant after fertility treatments may be at risk, but researchers say that shouldn’t deter you from seeking them.
  32. politics
    GOP Lawmaker Wonders Aloud Why Men Should Pay for Prenatal CareRepublican Representative John Shimkus objects to certain “mandates” in Obamacare.
  33. drugstore doctor
    Will Cranberry Juice Cure My UTI?Experts reveal whether it really can help treat and prevent these uncomfortable infections.
  34. huzzah
    Birth Control Is More Effective Than Before, a New Study FoundFailure rates of contraceptives have dropped in recent years.
  35. Ebola Fighter Dies After Hospital Staff Refuses to Help HerShe was a Time magazine 2014 Person of the Year.
  36. Inside the Extra-Exclusive World of Boutique Egg-FreezingThe Silicon Valley take on the fertility clinic feels “more like a café” than a medical facility.
  37. women’s health
    ‘Abortion Reversal’ Bill Based on ‘Junk Science’ Passes Indiana’s House“This is for the women who take the first step and regret it.”
  38. Oklahoma Anti-Abortion Lawmaker Says Women Are Merely ‘Hosts’“What I call them is, is you’re a ‘host.’”
  39. horrible things
    Michigan Woman Forced to Give Birth on Floor of Jail CellThe sheriff defended the decision.
  40. cabinet of horrors
    Trump’s New Health Secretary Could Be Disastrous for WomenThe Georgia congressman is almost as bad as Mike Pence.
  41. Here’s How Jobs With Heavy Lifting or Night Shifts Can Harm a Woman’s FertilitySuch positions can reduce a woman’s egg reserves.
  42. skin deep
    We Finally Know How Gabrielle Union Ages Slower Than Everyone ElseThe answer does not involve lemon water or sweating.
  43. This New Arkansas Law Could Allow Fathers to Block AbortionsEven in cases of spousal rape or incest.
  44. What Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Could Mean for Women’s HealthGorsuch could pose a risk to reproductive rights.
  45. Erin Andrews Opens Up About Her Battle Against Cervical CancerThe diagnosis came after her peephole-video trial.
  46. Contrary to What Spicer Says, Taxpayer Dollars Don’t Fund Abortions OverseasDissecting Sean Spicer’s statement about the Mexico City Policy.
  47. Pro-Choice and Pro-Life Marchers Came Face-to-Face at the MarchThey had warring chants.
  48. from the archives
    The Year New York Almost Lost the Right to ChoosePolitics and service journalism from the early era of legal abortion.
  49. abortion rights 2017
    What Abortion Looks Like in America Right NowSeven stories about a pro-choice movement under attack.
  50. Iowa Lawmakers Suggest Women Go to a Dentist Instead of Planned ParenthoodThe list of women’s-health providers state lawmakers said they’d be happy to fund included a few questionable choices.
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