Health Alerts For Women

Chris Smith Introduces Radical Abortion Ban

January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

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Not Your Mother’s IUD: Benefits and Risks of Modern IUDs

January 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

So, I was skeptical when a young feminist told me she loved her IUD and said: “For my generation, IUDs represent freedom and empowerment.” What had happened in the 40 years between my experience and hers, I wondered? Had the IUD really been transformed? Read more…

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National Women’s Health Network, Short documentary about their Advocacy

January 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hear real stories of how we shake up Congress, Big Pharma and complacent physicians by listening to women and speaking out for change. Click here to view…

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FDA Breaking News on Avastin

January 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

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A new analysis debunks research suggesting that abortion leads to mental health problems

December 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

In a new analysis, Julia Steinberg, of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and Lawrence Finer, of the Guttmacher Institute, show that the findings of a 2009 study by Priscilla Coleman et al—which claimed that women who had reported an abortion were at an increased risk of several anxiety, mood and substance use disorders, […] Read More

Nation Gets a “U” for “Unsatisfactory”

December 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

Overall, the nation is so far from meeting these goals that it receives an overall grade of “Unsatisfactory.”  Read more…

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10 Reasons to Rethink Overpopulation

December 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

It is important to rethink “overpopulation”, in relation to the following 10 reasons…Click here to read more on Population and Development website, or click here to download the PDF10 Reasons to Rethink Overpopulation.

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Book Review: In Our Control: The Complete Guide to Contraceptive Choices for Women

November 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

At the same time, studies have found that nearly one third of all women who start taking the Pill stop using it within a year or two, and many women, whether or not they’ve used the Pill, report being dissatisfied with the contraceptive choices available to them. Read more.

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Wanting Abortion to be More Accessible Rather than More Rare or Less Needed

November 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Twitter your abortion story

November 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Click here to go to Salon.com to read about the Twitter campaign.

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The Myth of the Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

October 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Long-term use of menopause HT doubles the risk of dying from breast cancer

October 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Not only does long-term use of menopause HT increase the likelihood of women developing breast cancer, but it doubles the risk of dying from breast cancer. Read the NWHN report here.

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Trust Black Women

October 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

GritTV, hosted by Laura Flanders has partnered with STV Productions, SisterSong, Trust Black Women, Mary Wohlford Foundation, and the Anderson Rogers Foundation to premiere the first of a five-part series featuring the Abortion Conspiracy. Click here to read more.

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Think Before You Pink: Breast Cancer Action’s Mammogram Guidelines

October 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Listen to Barbara Brenner talk about building the future of BCA: Podcast (located near bottom of page.) Breast Cancer wants you to know about mammograms. BCA Newsletter Click here to read Breast Cancer Actions new mammogram guidlines.

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Keep up the Pressure: Tell Washington: Don’t Ban Abortion Coverage!

October 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Tell President Obama: Safeguard Women’s Health, Don’t Ban Abortion Coverage! Read more…

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You’re Invited to Our Annual Fall Benefit on November 3, 2010

October 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Breast Cancer Action Announces Think Before You Pink Blog

October 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Since the campaign began, we’ve been demanding transparency and accountability on the part of companies who align themselves with breast cancer causes.This year, as part of BCA’s efforts to carry your voice, we are launching a Think Before You Pink® blog.

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Tell Washingtion NOW: Safeguard Women’s Health – Don’t Ban Abortion Coverage!

September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Raising Women’s Voices  informs us that we only have until Tuesday at midnight to tell Washington that politics about abortion shouldn’t deny sick women the care they need. To read more, view a video about banning abortion coverage, and join others in telling Kathleen Sebelius (HHS secretary) to safeguard women’s health and ending the ban […] Read More

Today marks the first major milestone for national health reform

September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Today marks the first major milestone for national health reform. It’s been six months since President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) into law. Today is also the day that many significant changes start to take effect. A new resource from RWV – What Women Get: The […] Read More

RWV Action Alert: Tell Washington contraception is prevention!

September 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Her agency will release this list by Sept 23, and will be implemented as guidelines for the Women’s Health Amendment to the new health reform law. You can reach her by email at: <Healthreform@hhs.gov , call the Department of Health and Human Services at 1-202-205-5445, or submit comments on the DHHS […] Read More