Health

I Survived A Rare Type Of Cancer, Now I Spend My Life Raising Awareness & Money For Research

I Survived A Rare Type Of Cancer, Now I Spend My Life Raising Awareness & Money For Research

By Heather Von St. James I‘ve been around the cancer community for 11 years since being diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma in November of 2005. See, I had never heard […]

February 6, 2017 ×
Turning Cervical Health Awareness Month Into A Shame-Free Conversation About Lady Parts

Turning Cervical Health Awareness Month Into A Shame-Free Conversation About Lady Parts

January is cervical health awareness month and as women’s health, especially reproductive health, is vitally important to us, this year we teamed up with two advocacy organizations, Healthy Women and National […]

January 19, 2017 ×
Get Familiar With Dr. Glenda Gray – The Woman Leading The Largest HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial

Get Familiar With Dr. Glenda Gray – The Woman Leading The Largest HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial

The US may have staked its claim in leading the charge against finding a cure for cancer with the new $6.3 billion “Moonshot” research bill, but when it comes to […]

January 16, 2017 ×
Leave It To The Ladies: New Study Says Female Doctors Are Better For Your Health

Leave It To The Ladies: New Study Says Female Doctors Are Better For Your Health

By Katie McBeth Breaking news in the healthcare world! We’ve most likely known (through personal experience or intuition) that female doctors are wonderful, but now there is scientific proof to […]

December 23, 2016 ×
What You Need To Know About Birth Control Access If Donald Trump Repeals Obamacare

What You Need To Know About Birth Control Access If Donald Trump Repeals Obamacare

While we are facing down the prospect of a presidential administration headed up by a guy who we highly suspect doesn’t actually want to do the job, there are plenty […]

December 1, 2016 ×
‘The Women Of The Rose’ Author On Why Poverty Shouldn’t Prevent Breast Cancer Treatment

‘The Women Of The Rose’ Author On Why Poverty Shouldn’t Prevent Breast Cancer Treatment

Many of us know someone whose life has been affected by breast cancer. Some of us may have gone through it ourselves. Cancer is the disease that knows no religious, […]

November 18, 2016 ×
Kabul’s 1st Female-Only Fitness Club Part Of The Movement Of Women’s Empowerment In Afghanistan

Kabul’s 1st Female-Only Fitness Club Part Of The Movement Of Women’s Empowerment In Afghanistan

In a world where there are many countries which don’t afford women the same rights as men, there are other outlets that have become the “loophole”, if you will, for […]

November 16, 2016 ×
Meet The Feminist Founder Of A Site Dedicated To Championing Repro Rights In Ireland

Meet The Feminist Founder Of A Site Dedicated To Championing Repro Rights In Ireland

Most people are familiar with the current heightened hysteria around the issue of abortion in the United States. We have covered numerous aspects of the issue, from the various state […]

August 25, 2016 ×
Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Well hello progress! While the media was focused on a scandal involving racist tweets from the newly-crowned Miss Teen USA Karlie Hay of Texas (which is an incorrigible act and […]

August 10, 2016 ×
This Organic Tampon Brand Is Serving Homeless Women Across The US With Their 1-For-1 Model

This Organic Tampon Brand Is Serving Homeless Women Across The US With Their 1-For-1 Model

It’s no secret that we are advocates of women’s health and education, especially around menstruation. Whether it be important information about how women and girls in the developing world are […]

August 4, 2016 ×
New York City Says It’s Time To Give Free Tampons & Pads To Schools, Prisons & Shelters. Period!

New York City Says It’s Time To Give Free Tampons & Pads To Schools, Prisons & Shelters. Period!

If you’ve seen the latest ‘Orange Is The New Black’ season on Netflix, you will remember a minor story line regarding tampons and pads. Litchfield prison, since becoming privatized and […]

July 14, 2016 ×
This Birth Control App Wants To Reduce The 3 million Unintended Pregnancies In The US Each Year

This Birth Control App Wants To Reduce The 3 million Unintended Pregnancies In The US Each Year

We recently posted an article titled ‘No Brainer: Recent Data Shows Birth Control Is The Best Method To Prevent Unwanted Pregnancy‘. While we know there are plenty of our readers […]

June 17, 2016 ×