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10 Reasons I'm Thankful For My Hysterectomy

Lisa Gastaldo | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Gastaldo

For decades, I bowed to the assumption that I was less of a woman because of my faulty reproductive organs. Even after our family was complete, I bought into the stigma that I would abandon my femininity if I had a hysterectomy.

What Would Wendy Davis Do? The REAL Threat to Women's Health

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.28.2013 | Women
Maria Rodale

by Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families Do laws in Texas, Virginia, and Alabama requiring women's h...

Dr. Lauren Streicher With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

This week on Mondays With Marlo, I was joined by OB/GYN Dr. Lauren Streicher, who answered all of your questions about women's health. We covered ever...

Give Women 21st Century Rights

Dennis Miller | Posted 08.15.2012 | College
Dennis Miller

During the seven years of developing my novel One Woman's Vengeance, I realized with dismay that in some major areas not that much has changed for women.

Fifty Shades of Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 08.14.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

I was thrilled that I found hormone happiness prior to reading this book, because it would have been wasted on me. WOW...Fifty Shades of Grey turned me Fifty Shades of RED!

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Maya Angelou: 'The Disparities Are Embarrassing' In Minority Health Care | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 05.16.2012 | Black Voices

Wisdom comes with age, and at 84 years old, Maya Angelou has lots of wisdom. But she says she picked up her most valuable piece of wisdom early on. "I...

The Invisible Woman: It's Time We Had A Talk

Emily Pease | Posted 04.23.2012 | Religion
Emily Pease

In Matthew, we find the story of a woman who is healed merely by touching Jesus' cloak so that she can lead a new life. It's a beautiful story, and even more so if we consider her affliction: she had been bleeding for years.

He Isn't The Only One Snoring

Fifty Is The New Forty | Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty

Men snore—not women! Admit it: when you think of a snorer, you picture a large man with a beer belly and an irate wife. That is the image that ca...

Longing For Life

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 12.04.2011 | Fifty
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

In current times, we are aging quite diversely. While some people can enjoy the benefits of medical technology when it comes to conceiving a child, assisted reproductive technology does not work for everyone.

Women's Health Shouldn't Be a Partisan Issue

Donna E. Shalala | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
Donna E. Shalala

While people may disagree over abortion policy, we cannot allow our differences to undermine the other services provided by Planned Parenthood's irreplaceable network.

9 Essential Health Tests For Women | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home


Be Your Own Health Advocate: 5 Body Signs Women Should Heed

Joan Liebmann-Smith, PhD and Jacqueline Egan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joan Liebmann-Smith, PhD and Jacqueline Egan

We sometimes write off subtle or unsightly signs as mere annoyances or cosmetic concerns that we can cover up or ignore. Here are five body signs that women shouldn't overlook.

Abortion Language in the Health Care Bill: Another Women's Smackdown and What to Do

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Siskind

Is it me, or is Obama's health care bill increasingly like the movie Groundhog Day? Another day, another women's health smackdown. Women's health is under assault.

Late-Term Abortion Battle Erupts In Nebraska

The New York Times | Monica Davey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The national battle over abortion, for decades firmly planted outside the Kansas clinic of Dr. George R. Tiller, has erupted here in suburban Omaha, w...