Microbicides 2008, an international conference to discuss current research on microbicides, is happening this week in New Delhi, India. Microbicides are a hot … Read
Blog Posts: Global News
Double Dose: The Big Push for Midwives; Seasonal Affective Disorder; Same-Sex Marriage Ruling; Health Cuts Trigger Crisis in Chicago; HIV Studies Discussed at Boston Conference
The Big Push for Midwives: Great post by Amy G. about the campaign for the regulation and licensure of certified professional midwives. Amy … Read
Double Dose: The Pill and Its Studies; Genital Pain is Taken Seriously; When the Sex of Your Surgeon Matters; Tracking Global and U.S. Gender-Based Violence
The Pill's Long-Running Health Saga: "Last week, British researchers published decisively good news about birth control pills: They lower the risk of ovarian … Read
An activism mini round-up ... Assault Against Women: Congresswomen Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX), have drafted … Read
Following up on ongoing coverage of shocking conditions at the Rabia Balkhi maternity hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Atlanta Journal-Constitution journalist Alison Young reports … Read
In November, Christine pointed to the work journalist Alison Young of the Atlanta Journal Constitution has been doing to document the U.S. Department … Read
Double Dose: Meet Dr. Drug Rep; The A-Word and Hollywood (Again); The Business of Being Born; World AIDS Day
Dr. Drug Rep: In a confessional essay published in last Sunday's New York Times Magazine, Dr. Daniel Carlat writes about his awakening after … Read
How Many Doctors Does it Take to Get U.S. Officials to Realize the Severity of Maternal Health Conditions in Kabul?
Don't even try to answer that question. You'll just be dismayed. Back in April, I wrote about this Women's eNews article on Afghan … Read
So what is it about the female condom that -- pardon the pun -- creates a barrier to widespread acceptance and use, both … Read
Double Dose: A Look at Healthcare for Women Behind Bars; House-Senate Conference Committee Approves Abstinence Education Funding Increase; Majority of Those Polled Support Access to Contraceptives in Schools; Joss Whedon!!
From the It's About Time Files: "The Department of Veterans Affairs is opening a treatment center exclusively for traumatized female veterans amid an … Read