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Health & Wellness

Number of FGM Victims in England and Wales Rockets in Past Decade
Health & Wellness  (tags: FGM, female mutilation, women's health )

Beatrice
- 124 days ago - standard.co.uk
The number of victims of female genital mutilation living in England and Wales has rocketed in a decade, figures reveal. New data shows that 103,000 women aged between 15 and 49 who migrated to England and Wales are living with the consequences of
Men Must Join Fight Against FGM, Leading Campaigner Urges
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women's health, FGM, mutilation, health, victims )

Beatrice
- 232 days ago - standard.co.uk
One of the world's leading campaigners against female genital mutilation has called on men to take up the fight against the practice. Maternal health pioneer Edna Adan, who was the first to speak out about ending FGM on Somali radio in the 1970s
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
- 291 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
HEALTH ALERT: Exclusive Sneak Peak: Report Exposes Chemicals Linked to Cancer in Feminine Care Products
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthconditions, WOMEN'S HEALTH PRODUCTS, women's health, CANCER CAUSING, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, humans, healthcare, health, protection, risks )

Cal
- 384 days ago - womensvoices.org
Initial research shows that these products contain a variety of undisclosed toxic chemicals that may harm women's health, including chemicals linked to cancer, hormone disruption, and allergic rashes.
Hundreds Of Texans Stand Up Against Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill, Block It From Coming To A Vote
Health & Wellness  (tags: Abortion, Texas, Women's health )

Kit
- 521 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Over 700 Texans traveled to Austin on Thursday to testify against the anti-abortion measure before it could come to a vote in the House -- and their "people's filibuster" successfully prevented the legislation from advancing.
Top 10 Superfoods for Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: women's health, diet, food, disease, prevention, protection, women, study, healthcare, health, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 812 days ago - shine.yahoo.com
Ever wonder if your diet is missing something? Add our expert-approved, eat-right picks to stay lean, healthy, and strong.
The Deadly Disease Most Women Ignore
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, illness, humans, heart attacks, women, women's health, study, research, medicine, health, interesting, healthcare )

Cal
- 824 days ago - health.yahoo.net
Often thought of as a man's problem, heart attacks kill 267,000 American women annually: more than all forms of cancer combined. Every year since 1994, heart attacks have killed more US women than men.
FDA Pulls Approval Of Avastin For Breast Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Avastin, breast cancer, safety, women's health, FDA, protection, research, medicine, news, government, health, healthcare, disease, environment, drugs, treatment, study, prevention, women, news )

Cal
- 1102 days ago - npr.org
After more than a year of deliberations and an unprecedented public hearing in June, the agency has revoked approval of the biotech blockbuster Avastin, a medicine that chokes off the blood supply to various cancer cells, as a treatment for metastatic bre
WOMEN'S HEALTH NEWS: Light Drinking Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: women's health, health, healthcare, women, prevention, diet, study, protection, risks, safety )

Cal
- 1119 days ago - latimes.com
Drinking as few as three to six glasses of wine a week may increase a woman's risk of breast cancer by 15%, Harvard researchers say.
In Rural Pakistan, A Rare Hospital Geared For Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, world, women's health, health, healthcare, medicine, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, government, treatment )

Cal
- 1191 days ago - npr.org
The private medical clinic is leveraging technology and the Internet to serve tens of thousands of patients a year who otherwise would have little or no medical care.
Depressed Women 'Have Increased Risk of Stroke'
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, women's health, medicine, humans, healthcare, health, women, study, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention )

Cal
- 1200 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Women with depression may also be at increased risk of having a stroke, US researchers suggest.
A Victory for Women's Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, women's health, science, study, protection, prevention, humans, news, women, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, medicine )

Cal
- 1224 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Today, the Institute of Medicine released an important report, Clinical Preventive Services for Women: Closing the Gaps, that recognizes the importance of access to preventive health services for women
Ted Kennedy's Real Legacy on Women's Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Teddy Kennedy, senator Kennedy, legacy on Women's health, women's health, Natiional Institutes, of Health, biomedical research, women, minorities )

K. A.
- 1916 days ago - politicsdaily.com
Kennedy also pushed for funds to be directed to the National Institutes of Health for biomedical research in 1993 and again in 2003. A provision in the 1993 NIH bill he co-authored was that women and minorities could not be excluded from that medical...
Healthcare and Women's Equality Day Proclamation
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Healthcare, Women's Equality Day, women's health, women's healthcare, benefits, insurance, women's rights, women's equality, equal access to medical resources )

K. A.
- 1916 days ago - empowher.com
this special day reminds us that our work in securing equality is not yet finished. The decisions we make today about legislation on health reform will impact generations for years to come.
Many Middle-Aged And Older Americans Not Getting Adequate Nutrition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Nutrition, Dietary Supplement, Osteoporosis, Cholesterol, Vitamin, Women's Health )

Kekuhouma
- 2088 days ago - sciencedaily.com
As older adults tend to reduce their food intake as they age, there is concern that deficits in these micronutrients lead to medical problems.
 

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