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Women's Health (INACTIVE)

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  • For black infants, a precarious start in life

    For black infants, a precarious start in life
    The cramping came on quickly. Then the bleeding.
  • Who may perform abortions?

     Who may perform abortions?
    Under California law, abortions may only be performed by medical doctors. But a new bill, which just won approval in the Legislature, would allow certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who complete special training to...

    For black women, weight maintenance may be the best goal

    For black women, weight maintenance may be the best goal
    News flash: Some overweight and obese women work harder to get healthy when they're not ordered to lose weight, but told their current body shape is fine and that maintaining it is an acceptable goal. The women on whom this approach has most recently...

    North Carolina Senate approves sweeping abortion bill

    North Carolina Senate approves sweeping abortion bill
    DURHAM, N.C. -- To cries of "Shame! Shame! Shame!" from outraged women, the state Senate in North Carolina on Wednesday passed a bill that would impose new licensing requirements and other restrictions on abortion clinics. Hundreds of protesters, most...

    Hormone replacement promises no cognitive fountain of youth

    Hormone replacement promises no cognitive fountain of youth
    In the 11 years that researchers, physicians and womens' health advocates have been skirmishing over the benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy, one hope had proved tantalizingly persistent: that newly menopausal women who used the therapy...