Post Tagged with: "health"

How The Heroin Epidemic Is Killing Women And Why Solutions Must Involve Rehab, Not Prison

How The Heroin Epidemic Is Killing Women And Why Solutions Must Involve Rehab, Not Prison

By Liz Greene In one way or another, almost everyone in America has been touched by the ongoing heroin epidemic. According to the CDC, fatal heroin overdoses have more than […]

April 13, 2017 ×
Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

By Kit Emcee I run an after-school weight lifting program. Each May, my gym fills up with teenage girls frantically running on treadmills. They want to lose weight before prom. […]

April 10, 2017 ×
Merck’s ‘More Than A Mother’ Campaign Challenges Infertility Stigma & Empowers Women In Africa

Merck’s ‘More Than A Mother’ Campaign Challenges Infertility Stigma & Empowers Women In Africa

German-based innovative healthcare company Merck first launched their ‘More Than A Mother’ campaign in 2015 in Kenya, with the aim to reduce the suffering and stigma of infertile women. The […]

February 22, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Athleta’s “Power Of She” Video Series Tackles Ageism, Pregnancy & Body Image

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Athleta’s “Power Of She” Video Series Tackles Ageism, Pregnancy & Body Image

It seems we have reached a moment in the zeitgeist where it is now commonplace to see advertising campaigns that aren’t built on the premise of enforcing and leveraging women’s […]

February 3, 2017 ×
Meet The Woman Who Started A Game-Changing Cookie Dough Company After Beating Cancer

Meet The Woman Who Started A Game-Changing Cookie Dough Company After Beating Cancer

Some of the most innovative and ground-breaking entrepreneurial ideas come from a place of struggle and adversity. When faced with a great challenge, some entrepreneurs use that as fuel to […]

February 2, 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 ×
A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

By Cami Julaine Dear Eating Disorder, I used to call you “Anna”, short for Anorexia. You were tall, tan, and lean-everything I am not. But that gave you too much […]

December 21, 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 ×
This Web Series About Sex Education & The Importance Of Consent Will Make You Say “F*ck Yes!”

This Web Series About Sex Education & The Importance Of Consent Will Make You Say “F*ck Yes!”

“Consider this the sex education you wish you had in high school” says the review from Refinery29. In a nutshell, that is precisely what we feel about the ‘F*ck Yes’ […]

September 19, 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 ×
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 ×