Sunday, August 19, 2007

Weekly Women's Health News Update, 8/19/07

I'm still doing the weekly updates here because lots of folks end up here via search or old feeds. the little librarian in me of course wants to point them to the new place for more information.

How Operation Rescue and National Right to Life Spin Abortion Research - In response to a new study on the safety of medical abortion

Breast cancer vaccine? - Experimental vaccine seems safe, so further research will be done on whether it works

BlogHer Poll to Set Global Health Agenda - Head on over and vote for the most important issue in women's health

Woman Dropped by Doc at 8 Months Pregnant Over VBAC

Some People Are Just Crazy - Man poisons pregnant woman in an attempt to make her miscarry

When to Fire Your Doctor - Handy tips

Racial Bias in Treatment of Heart Disease - The findings of a new study might surprise you

Mother to be Ordered by Court to Stop Breastfeeding? - When custody battles get in the way of making sense

Guest-Blogging for Our Bodies, Ourselves - I am, and it's a blast

Gorgeous Isn’t Good Enough - Sexist modifications of celebrity photos - let's give the guy more muscle, and take it away from the woman!

News Round-Up, 8/15/07 - It's a goody bag

Abstinence Only Sex Ed No Good For HIV Prevention? - We'll talk about the research

Do You Trust Google With Your Health Information? - I'm not willing to say "yes" just yet

Inducing Labor for Convenience, not Safety - It's probably not necessary as often as they tell you it is

Link Love - Thanks to folks who send visitors my way

The Seven Flavors of Menstrual Suppression - Links to a good review of your options

Wearing Your Bra on the Inside - Who thought implanting a silicon "bra" and anchoring it to your ribs would be a good idea?

Sexual Partners - Who’s Exaggerating? - Somebody sure seems to be

Results from the National Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign - Find out how folks feel about breastfeeding, whether ads had any impact

Ohio Group Pushing for Broader Maternity Leave

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