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Women’S Health

Why Should We Invest in Girls' Education?

Megan Foo | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Megan Foo

If we educate a boy, we educate one person. If we educate a girl, we educate a family -- and a whole nation."

Should Women Apologize for Abortion?

Dennis Trainor | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Dennis Trainor

In the United Sates, one out of every three women has had an abortion. If you are a women living in Texas and a growing number of states, access to this basic, simple and safe procedure has been severely restricted.

Menopause Mondays: Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Give New Meaning to 'The Big O'

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.14.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The big “O” brings to mind mood music, our favorite lover, and moans of ecstasy. For those in menopause and postmenopause, the new &ldquo...

Menopause Got You Sleepless?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.21.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Sleeplessness can be a real problem for women going through menopause. In fact, the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) lists trouble falling asleep as one of the five main symptoms of menopause.

No More March Madness - Conquer Your Mood Swings

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.12.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When you say "March Madness" many people will automatically think of the NCAA March Madness college basketball tournaments. However, if you are speaking with a woman in perimenopause or menopause, "March Madness" is not a game she wants to go into overtime with

Is it Menopause or a Thyroid Disorder?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.10.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

You wrap it in scarves, decorate it with necklaces, and swoon when it gets a kiss. Your neck gets a lot of attention, but, unfortunately, not the attention it really needs. See, situated in your neck between your voice box and collarbone, and wrapped around your windpipe, is your thyroid -- and it affects everything you do and are.

3 Natural Menopause Solutions

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Women have been searching for alternatives to HRT to manage menopause symptoms. Now research reports the following alternative therapies can help relieve menopausal symptoms.

August 1: Women's Health Care Package Implementation Is Cause for Celebration and Caution

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

The new package of care for women without extra out-of-pocket cost represents a huge step forward. But the ongoing, relentless campaign against health care reform continues unabated.

Balinese Natural Birthing Center Threatened by Global Downturn

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Mid-wife and clinic founder Robin Lim is a legend in the world of women's maternity health. I have heard of her from Port-au-Prince in Haiti to New-...

Help Send 120,000 Solar Lights to Health Teams in Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Two of the most highly regarded health care nonprofits in Haiti are making an urgent plea for 120,000 lights to assist them in giving medical attention to those dispersed in the rural areas.

Pro Mujer: Journey Towards Women's Empowerment In Latin America

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Pro Mujer is helping some of the poorest women in Latin America to increase their income, develop their full potential, and claim their basic human rights, enabling them to become agents of change.

Helping Women: Eliminating Obstetric Fistula in Developing World

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

EngenderHealth focuses on far more than fistula repair and prevention. They are dedicated to improving the overall health and well-being of people in the countries where they work.

Are Your Hormones Making You Miserable?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Are your hormones out of balance? Does your life feel like a song played badly out of tune? If so, the problem may have to do with imbalances in you...