Health

Before Taking Lexapro, Here Is Some Info You Should Consider About Usage, Dosage & Side Effects

Before Taking Lexapro, Here Is Some Info You Should Consider About Usage, Dosage & Side Effects

Lexapro contains an active substance called Escitalopram. It belongs to a family of medicines called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. It is used to treat the following conditions: -Major depressive episodes […]

March 15, 2018 ×
Why American Heart Month Should Be The No.1 Health Awareness Campaign For U.S Women

Why American Heart Month Should Be The No.1 Health Awareness Campaign For U.S Women

By Caitlin Hoff On February first, the country kicked off celebrations for American Heart Month, and health organizations across the nation began campaigns to educate more people and share important […]

February 15, 2018 ×
CARE Launches Program To Help Garment Workers Make Informed & Healthy Choices About Sex

CARE Launches Program To Help Garment Workers Make Informed & Healthy Choices About Sex

Fact-based, medically accurate sexual health education is ALWAYS a good idea, especially at an adolescent age. But not everyone around the world has the ability to access good information from […]

February 13, 2018 ×
Former Burn Victim Basma Hameed Uses Revolutionary Tattooing Technique To Cover Scars

Former Burn Victim Basma Hameed Uses Revolutionary Tattooing Technique To Cover Scars

You may not know it by looking at the above image of entrepreneur Basma Hameed, but half her face has been tattooed. It’s not the typical tattoo most of us […]

January 23, 2018 ×
Dr. Denis Mukwege – “The Man Who Mends Women” – Treats Rape Survivors In The DRC

Dr. Denis Mukwege – “The Man Who Mends Women” – Treats Rape Survivors In The DRC

Since conflict began in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1995, rape and sexual violence have been used as a weapon of war. It is often considered […]

December 4, 2017 ×
Four Important Steps To Prevent The Chances Of Pediatric Cancer

Four Important Steps To Prevent The Chances Of Pediatric Cancer

Cancer at no age is really acceptable, but it is particularly heartbreaking when it happens to a child. Research is ongoing regarding enhanced prevention and more effective treatment at the […]

November 30, 2017 ×
Fostering A Work Environment That Is Open To Discussing Mental Health Issues

Fostering A Work Environment That Is Open To Discussing Mental Health Issues

By Melissa Lobo A young doctor beginning her Masters in Public Health at a prestigious University in Asia was pleasantly surprised to find a scholarly environment that was highly accommodating […]

November 20, 2017 ×
New UNFPA Study Outlines Inequalities In Sexual Health & Reproductive Rights Globally

New UNFPA Study Outlines Inequalities In Sexual Health & Reproductive Rights Globally

When it comes to reproductive and sexual health policies and access, it’s easy to focus just on what is happening within our own communities and even countries. Here in the […]

November 1, 2017 ×
Pregnancy, Trauma & Stigma – Why Mental Health Issues Are More Common Among Women

Pregnancy, Trauma & Stigma – Why Mental Health Issues Are More Common Among Women

By Liz Greene Though mental health disorders can affect anyone of any gender, race, or age, research suggests that women are about 40 percent more likely than men to be […]

October 4, 2017 ×
Marking Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month With Vital Info To Keep You Informed & Healthy

Marking Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month With Vital Info To Keep You Informed & Healthy

September is ovarian cancer awareness month and if we’re being completely honest, there has never been a more pressing time to talk about women’s healthcare. If you live in the […]

August 28, 2017 ×
This Birth Control App Is The Solution To HHS Gutting Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

This Birth Control App Is The Solution To HHS Gutting Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

You may have recently heard the news that the Department of Health and Human Services, headed up by anti-choice Republican Tom Price, is making drastic cuts to a slew of […]

August 17, 2017 ×
Human Rights Groups In Tanzania Fighting To Help Pregnant Teen Girls Complete Their Education

Human Rights Groups In Tanzania Fighting To Help Pregnant Teen Girls Complete Their Education

It’s incredibly depressing to read about such denigration of teen girls happening in 2017. Yes, we are well aware that gender inequality and discrimination is rampant in a number of […]

August 3, 2017 ×
The War On Women’s Repro Health Not Just About Abortion, As Outlined In ‘Birthright’ Documentary

The War On Women’s Repro Health Not Just About Abortion, As Outlined In ‘Birthright’ Documentary

If there is one documentary you watch about the state of reproductive healthcare in America this year, make it ‘Birthright: A War Story’. If you live in the United States, […]

July 20, 2017 ×
How The Rise Of Medical Crowdfunding Will Only Be Exacerbated If Obamacare Is Repealed

How The Rise Of Medical Crowdfunding Will Only Be Exacerbated If Obamacare Is Repealed

By Nico Morgan Crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe were originally designed to help entrepreneurs, artists, and dreamers finance their goals. Whether that was to market a new invention, to […]

July 18, 2017 ×
This Female-Founded Co. Champions The “Safe Is Sexy” Motto With At-Home STD Testing Kit

This Female-Founded Co. Champions The “Safe Is Sexy” Motto With At-Home STD Testing Kit

We’ve posted quite a few articles about the current climate of healthcare given the right-wing political agenda that seeks to limit women’s access to certain clinics (Planned Parenthood) and strip […]

July 12, 2017 ×