Posts tagged "women’s health"

July 12 news: Title X gag rule, tropical storm Barry, respiratory outbreak, tampon tax, teen pregnancy

Check out today’s public health news for Friday, July 12, 2019.

June 28 news: Period pain, alcohol labeling, public option in WA, HPV vaccine, crypto outbreaks

Check out today's public health news for Friday, June 28, 2019.

March 1 news: Trans fat, EPA administrator, diversity in medicine, Ebola attacks, gender bias in health care

Check out today's public health news for Friday, March 1, 2019.
Closing General Session: ‘Tackling health equity will require real social and political change’

Closing General Session: ‘Tackling health equity will require real social and political change’

APHA's 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo ended with a critical call to listen to and learn from women’s lived experiences.
Menstrual health receives little attention, lacks good research data

Menstrual health receives little attention, lacks good research data

Women and girls in the U.S. and around the world are provided very little, if any, education and support about their menstrual cycles.
APHA 2018 will wrap with focus on women’s health imperatives

APHA 2018 will wrap with focus on women’s health imperatives

Learn about speakers and this year's Annual Meeting's closing general session, Dying Too Soon: A Look at Women’s Health.

Jan. 24 news: E-cigarette risks, health funding, opioid commission, environmental rankings

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.

September 13 news: UN health goals, cervical cancer screening, Frieden’s new global health initiative, resurgent HIV epidemic

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.
For a LARC: It’s no joke — better training expands contraception access

For a LARC: It’s no joke — better training expands contraception access

Long-acting reversible contraceptives are the most effective methods to prevent pregnancy. But too many people who want LARC are unable to get it in a timely manner.
Let women choose: A humble request (backed up by science)

Let women choose: A humble request (backed up by science)

If you attended yesterday's Turnaway Study sessions, you probably walked away with the same conclusion the research did: Women should be allowed to make choices that are best for them.
Public health works to increase data on imprisoned mothers

Public health works to increase data on imprisoned mothers

Imprisonment is connected to a series of public health issues. But being pregnant and imprisoned adds another layer of complexity that has spent little time under the public health microscope.
Raising Women’s Voices: Supporting new leaders in the movement

Raising Women’s Voices: Supporting new leaders in the movement

Two groups highlight the importance of lifting the voices of marginalized people — women, people of color, LGBTQ* people — by giving them the support they need to succeed in grassroots organizations.