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Health & Wellness

Tell Loreal Paris Garnier USA to Come Clean and Remove Toxic Cancer Causing Chemicals From Products.
Health & Wellness  (tags: cosmetics, health and safety, women's health, toxic chemicals, Cancer Risks )

- 135 days ago -
Did you know some Loreall anti-aging creams and face powders use the same chemical that creates a nonstick surface on some cookware to create a smooth finish to makeups and lotions?
Pregnant, on Medicaid, and Being Watched
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicid, public assistance, women's health, privacy and surveillance, pregnancy )

- 200 days ago -
If you're relying on the public health care system, you're living your life under surveillance, says Khiara Bridges, a law professor and anthropology researcher at the Boston U. School of Law.
Give Women the Right to Control Their Own Bodies
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, women's rights, women's health, human rights, abortion, safety, injustice, inequality, protection, suicide prevention, health, ethics, humans )

- 328 days ago -
Women face life sentences for seeking out an abortion in Northern Ireland, forcing them to travel long distances which puts their health and safety at risk. Demand that Northern Ireland reconsider its strict ban on abortion.
Diet Heavy on Olive Oil Cuts Breast Cancer Risk By 62%, Study Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mediterranean Diet, breast cancer, women's health, heart disease, preventative medicine )

- 397 days ago -
The fight against breast cancer may begin in the kitchen. A new study suggests that women can dramatically reduce their risk of the disease by following a version of the Mediterranean diet that goes heavy on extra virgin olive oil.
Feds: Planned Parenthood Did Nothing Wrong, Republicans Are Lying
Health & Wellness  (tags: women's health, abortion rights, Planned Parenthood )

- 432 days ago -
An investigation of Planned Parenthood by the Department of Health and Human Services has found that the womenâEUR(TM)s health clinics have not violated any fetal tissue laws.
UltraViolet | WTF, Insurance Companies? PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Affordable Care Act, Insurance Companies, Violations, Women's health, birth control, insurance )

- 537 days ago -
According to a new report by our allies at the National Women's Law Center (NWLC) analyzing over 100 insurance plans in 15 states, from California to Florida, many refuse to provide free or low-cost birth control coverage in defiance of the ACA
Woman Allegedly Forced To Give Birth On Jail Cell Toilet, Alone
Health & Wellness  (tags: criminal justice, prisons, reproductive rights, women's health )

- 563 days ago -
A new lawsuit claims that a female inmate was forced to give birth on her jail cell toilet, after medical attendants ignored her pleas for help.
New York Prisons Are Illegally Shackling Inmates During Labor, Harrowing Report Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: New York, Prisons, Reproductive Rights, Women's Health )

- 617 days ago -
Officials in New York prisons continue to illegally shackle pregnant inmates while they're giving birth, despite the fact that the practice was outlawed in 2009.
Number of FGM Victims in England and Wales Rockets in Past Decade
Health & Wellness  (tags: FGM, female mutilation, women's health )

- 824 days ago -
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 )

- 932 days ago -
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 )

- 991 days ago -
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 )

- 1084 days ago -
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 )

- 1221 days ago -
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 )

- 1512 days ago -
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 )

- 1524 days ago -
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.

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