Sunday, July 29, 2007

Weekly Women's Health News Update, 7/29/07

Monday, July 23, 2007

Weekly Women's Health News Update, 7/25

Check out the latest batch of posts at the new site:

Your Nipples Are Just Fine How They Are - Don't ask, just read.

Drop in Teen Sex not so Dramatic After All - The hyping of old (sexual behavior) news for new (abstinence-only) money.

Things I Don’t Want to Think too Hard About - More on the recent food warnings.

The Uterus Coffin - I'll take organ donation and a green burial, thanks.

I Want to Add You to the Blogroll - Drop me a line so I can get it done.

TSA Dumps Breastmilk Ban

Birth for Tech Geeks: Wired Covers Childbirth Simulators

Keeping up with Food Recalls - A resource for the times.

Screwing Katrina Victims, One Trailer at a Time - You know, because if you don't test for it, it doesn't exist. Even if it's formaldehyde?

Getting the Most out of a Doctor Visit

Missed Conceptions - A miscarriage blog review.

Girl Parts Name Generator - Self-explanatory

Condoms Monkey? - Does Japan *always* have cooler packaging?

Fisking the Washington Post - Well-Timed Period takes 'em on.

Democratic Presidential Candidates Pay Lip Service To Women’s Rights

Abstinence-Only Quote of the Day - Giving Up the Stickiness - Because human relationships are a simplistic as office supplies, right? Um, no.

I’ll Pass - A job I won't be applying for.

New Coalition to Combat Human Trafficking in Tennessee

Health Information for Travelers

Three Sexual & Reproductive Health Stories to Ponder - This is one of my favorites from the past week or so. The "Drop in Teen Sex..." post linked above is a follow-up to it.

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Friday, July 13, 2007

Weekly Women's Health News Update, 7/14

Check out the latest batch of posts at the new site:

Nashville: Free Pap Tests Tomorrow - 7/14/07, get 'em while they're hot.

Summer Reading List - come on over and suggest some books.

It's True - the things people say...

Search Request Response - this is a full-service operation, people.

Diaphragms no help against AIDS? No kidding. - Studies telling us what we already suspected.

Missouri law bans Planned Parenthood from providing sex ed in schools - You know, because they're just trying to drum up abortion business. Sheesh.

When the anti-breastfeeding bully is family - Follow the link to discussion of one obnoxious request.

Stop deceptive advertising for women's services - Proposed legislation to stop "crisis pregnancy centers" from using false advertising, with discussion of how CPCs sometimes lie to women.

Shocking news of the day - administration interferes with science - What, you're no longer shocked by this?

Merck and GlaxoSmithKline competing for HPV vaccine market - A new vaccine is in the works to compete with Gardasil. I should have title this, "One More."

More on women judging women - the Plan B survey - More thoughts on women responding to a survey about emergency contraception.

When med school and sex shops collide - Innovative way to get accurate anatomical models.

Marital difficulties? Take a pill. - I dare a doc to suggest that I should fix any marriage issues by taking a drug so I feel better about it.

Blogging Elsewhere - Check out Nashville's new community blog space.

40th carnival of feminists is up - And I'm riding a pony and waving a baton. With streamers, y'all.

Survey of women who ordered Plan B online - What's good enough for me is good enough for thee. Or not.

Rain this morning, unfavorable cervical conditions this afternoon - New device for inducing labor sans drugs.

Are you boycotting Nestle? - Were you aware of the company's formula-promotion strategies?

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Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Weekly Women's Health News Update

Check out the latest batch of posts at the new site:

More Women's Words on C-Section - the author takes on those who minimize her c-section experience by telling her that a healthy baby is the only thing that matters.

It's Not You, It's the Liability - The New Jersey Star Ledger investigates VBAC rates and attitudes in the state, including hospitals that simply refuse to let women attempt a VBAC. Also, get your homework assignment.

Don't Fear the Vulva - Why would a medical professional be so afraid of women's bodies?

The CDC's Gruesome Trading Cards - Everybody loves these infectious disease trading cards. I still think the one of the zebra killed by anthrax is a little gruesome.

News Round-Up, 6/28/07 - Everything under the sun, including how Google goofed with its new health advisory council.

How to do a Pelvic Exam - Find out what they're poking around for, and what "troubleshooting" is required.

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