Topics :: women’s health

PWN-USA Joins Merck for National HIV Campaign "I Design"

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 18, 2014
In an effort to encourage people living with HIV to speak to their doctors about their current treatment, the Positive Women's Network - United States of America (PWN-USA) has teamed up with Merck to launch "I Design," a national HIV educational campaign.

Cannabis Lube Promises Sensual Enhancement for Women

By EDGE | Monday Jun 30, 2014
Foria Pleasure is dipping into the medical marijuana market with their Cannabis Lube, a sexual aid that claims to increase female pleasure.

Summertime Health Tips for Women

By EDGE | Thursday Jun 26, 2014
Glorious summertime comes with its own set of problems, from razor burn to blisters. Here’s how to survive the common pitfalls of the season.

FDA Finds Heart Pacer-Zapper Benefits Women More

By Lindsey Tanner | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
omen with heart failure are less likely to get a special kind of pacemaker than men, but more likely to benefit from the device, a government analysis suggests.

Angel Faces Retreat Helps Burned and Traumatized Girls

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
On June 15-21 in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, the organization Angel Faces, a non-profit organization for adolescent girls with severe burns or trauma, will hold a retreat to help girls.

Stars Launch 21st Revlon Run/Walk for Women

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 25, 2014
Join the fight against cancer by participating in the 21st annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women in New York City on May 3 and in Los Angeles on May 10.

FDA OKs First-Ever DNA Alternative to Pap Smear

By Matthew Perrone | Friday Apr 25, 2014
Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as a first-choice screening option for cervical cancer.

Iris House Hosts Women as the Face of AIDS Conference

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Registration is now open for the 9th Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit, a program of Iris House, the New York, Harlem-based AIDS service organization that has been helping women living with HIV for 20 years.

Court Extends Stay on New Arizona Abortion Rules

By Astrid Galvan and Bob Christie | Friday Apr 11, 2014
A federal appeals court panel issued an injunction blocking new Arizona abortion restrictions that are considered the most stringent in the nation, saying women likely would suffer irreparable harm if they’re allowed to take effect.

Pathways to Wellness Holds Free Acupuncture Workshop

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
On April 10, Pathways to Wellness invites women to a free workshop, "Acupuncture and Women’s Health," to explore how acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help regulate your menstrual cycle.