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America's Abortion-Free Zone Grows
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, reproductive health, women, clinics, access, anti-choice terrorism )

Freya
- 4 days ago - news.yahoo.com
There is a nearly 1,200-mile-wide desert of abortion providers stretching from the western boarder of Idaho to the eastern boarders of North and South Dakota. Across this five-state expanse, the total number of cities that offer any form of abortion...
Pledge to Fight the Most Extreme Abortion Ban in the Country ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, women, health, family, abortion )

Nancy
- 14 days ago - secure2.convio.net
If it becomes law, the proposed six week ban would become the earliest and most extreme abortion ban in the country, with no exceptions for cases of rape and incest. If passed, this bill would essentially ban all abortions in the state of Alabama.
Hope for Sufferers of Female Genital Mutilation
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, women, ethics, interesting, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, warning )

W.J.
- 16 days ago - goldenroom.co.uk
Research on the clitoris has led to pioneering surgical techniques that can reduce the pain that results from FGM and can even restore lost clitoral sensation.
PA 'Honor Killings' Up 100% in 2013
Health & Wellness  (tags: Islam, Muslims, women, honour killing, honor killing, murder, abuse, death, family, prevention, protection, safety, society )

Ge
- 18 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Abbas leaves pledges to change legal leniency for 'honor killings' unfulfilled; law remains and murders double. A senior official in the Palestinian Authority (PA) Ministry of Women's Affairs has reported a rise of over 100% in the number of "honor ki
Sign the Banner: My Birth Control Is Not My Boss's Business!‏
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, birth control, petitions )

Freya
- 33 days ago - populationconnection.org
On March 25th, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether or not the owners of for-profit corporations have the right to deny their workers insurance coverage for birth control.
No, Free Birth Control Doesn't Encourage Women to Have Risky Sex
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, birth control, sex )

Freya
- 39 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Providing women with access to no-cost contraception doesn't spur them to make riskier sexual choices, according to a large study published in the Obstetrics & Gynecology journal this week. The researchers who collected the data noted that their results
How Republicans Will Try to Block New Tests for Fetal Disorders
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, tests, genetics, Republicans, women )

Freya
- 46 days ago - dailykos.com
This week brought news of a vitally important medical development for millions of future parents. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported that a new fetal DNA test is far more accurate and much less risky than current methods...
The Seven Most Common Lies About Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, misinformation, anti-choice )

Freya
- 49 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Chances are, you know someone who has had an abortion. Statistically, it's a near-certainty: In the U.S., one in three women will have an abortion by the age of 45. But despite how incredibly common abortion is, it remains mired in stigma...
Why Do We Have Unsafe Abortion in the United States?
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, regulation, clinics, women, reproductive rights )

Freya
- 70 days ago - alternet.org
One result of anti-abortion activism is that local hospitals refuse to admit abortion patients, even when women's lives are at risk.
Don't Let Priests Deny Communion to Gays and Lesbians PETITION!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Catholic Church, religion, society, safety, women, sadness, rights, news, abuse, americans, family, death, culture, ethics, interesting )

Robert
- 70 days ago - act.faithfulamerica.org
When the local priest read Carol's mom's obituary, he learned that Carol was in a committed relationship with her female partner. He then told Carol and her partner that he would refuse to serve them communion.
HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE: New Stroke-Prevention Guidelines for Women Could Save Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: WOMEN'S HEALTH, stroke risk, study, safety, protection, research, women, health, healthcare, disease )

Cal
- 72 days ago - health.yahoo.net
Every year, stroke kills more US women than men, prompting the first ever stroke prevention guidelines specifically for women, jointly issued by the American Stroke Association and American Heart Association
Texas Kept Marlise Munoz on Life Support Against Her Wishes. Will Her Family Get the Bill? PETITION!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, women, babies, death, ethics, health, healthcare, protection, risks, society, safety, sadness, women, law )

Robert
- 74 days ago - dailykos.com
The Texas woman--a paramedic, wife, and mother--was brain dead after a suspected blood clot, but kept hooked to life support against her and and her family's wishes because a Texas law prohibited taking a pregnant woman off of life support.
Stop Breat Cancer Censorship in Pakistan *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, government, healthcare, humans, medicine, research, society, women )

Frans
- 81 days ago - forcechange.com
In Pakistan, the occurrence of breast cancer is higher than any other country throughout Asia. However, social conservatism prevents the issue from being discussed. An urgent change in the perspective of breast cancer is needed in order to create ...
Petition - It's Time to End Sex Discrimination in Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, Obamacare, insurance, petitions )

Freya
- 84 days ago - action.nwlc.org
Thanks to the health care law, also known as Obamacare, sex discrimination in health care is prohibited. But apparently some companies didn't get the memo.
 

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