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Odyssey Wellness Tattoo: The Healing Power of Ink
Venezuela Crisis Pushes Women into 'Forced Motherhood'
Trump Calls Out Rapinoe for Comments about White House Visit

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Venezuela Crisis Pushes Women into 'Forced Motherhood'

Odyssey Wellness Tattoo: The Healing Power of Ink

By Christine Armario |
Despite promises by the socialist government to provide every woman access to family planning, recent surveys and interviews with health professionals indicate access to contracept...

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Venezuela Crisis Pushes Women into 'Forced Motherhood'

Venezuela Crisis Pushes Women into 'Forced Motherhood'

By Christine Armario | Aug 21
Despite promises by the socialist government to provide every woman access to family planning, recent surveys and interviews with health professionals indicate access to contraceptives remains incomprehensive.

Guidelines Say More Women May Need Breast Cancer Gene Test

Guidelines Say More Women May Need Breast Cancer Gene Test

By Lauren Neergaard | Aug 21
More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday.

Aidy Bryant Tries Her Hand at Fashion with Plus-Size Line

Aidy Bryant Tries Her Hand at Fashion with Plus-Size Line

Aug 19
Aidy Bryant has rolled out the start of a new plus-size fashion line named for her great aunt, but the "Saturday Night Live" star is starting small with just one dress in three blue styles, a solid, a stripe and a gingham.

Is Pot Safe When Pregnant? Study Seeks Answer, Draws Critics

Is Pot Safe When Pregnant? Study Seeks Answer, Draws Critics

By Lindsey Tanner | Aug 8
There's no proof that cannabis can relieve morning sickness, and mainstream medicine advises against use in pregnancy because of studies suggesting it might cause premature birth, low birthweight and infant brain deficits.

Breast Implant Recalled After Link to More Rare Cancer Cases

Breast Implant Recalled After Link to More Rare Cancer Cases

Jul 25
Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for certain textured models after regulators alerted the company to a heightened cancer risk with the devices.

Newly Blue Maine Expands Access to Abortion

Newly Blue Maine Expands Access to Abortion

By Patty Wight, Maine Public Radio | Jul 3
Maine joined those ranks in June with two new laws ? one requires all insurance and Medicaid to cover the procedure and the other allows physician assistants and nurses with advanced training to perform it.

Female Candidates Challenge Electability Question in Debates

Female Candidates Challenge Electability Question in Debates

By Jocelyn Noveck and Juana Summers | Jun 29
For months, the names of white men have sat at the top of early Democratic presidential primary polls. On the debate stage this week, the half-dozen women in the field offered up an alternative: themselves.

Trump Calls Out Rapinoe for Comments about White House Visit

Trump Calls Out Rapinoe for Comments about White House Visit

Jun 26
President Donald Trump called out U.S. women's national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe after a months-old video was posted on social media in which she used profanity when she said she wasn't going to the White House if the team wins the Women's World Cup.

Love Letters of Rose Cleveland, Gay First Lady, Published in New Book

Love Letters of Rose Cleveland, Gay First Lady, Published in New Book

By Sam Cronin | Jun 21
Authors Lizzie Ehrenhalt and Tilly Laskey have published a collection of love letters between former first lady Rose Cleveland and Evangeline Simpson Whipple.

Navigating the Beauty Aisle for Women of Color

Navigating the Beauty Aisle for Women of Color

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jun 14
Black and other darker-skinned women had long struggled to find makeup that matched or complemented their skin. But a widening array of products is showing up at mainstream retailers with an eye toward the multicultural consumer.

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