Friday, September 28, 2007

Weekly Women's Health News Update, 9/28/07

Just a reminder that new posts are at the new site, and comments here are infrequently moderated. The new stuff:

Shameless Self-Promotion - OBOS blog post picked up in a midwifery newsletter

Do You Have Your Period? - One high school's inappropriate questioning of teen girls

Pregnant? Maybe You Should Get Plastic Surgery For That Unsightly Belly Fat - The story of a woman allegedly fired by a plastic surgery clinic for being pregnant

When Abusive Partners Try to Force Pregnancy - Nearly 1/4 of girls in abusive relationships reported that their partner tried to force or deceive them into becoming pregnant

More on Tattoos and Epidurals

News Round-Up, 9/24/07 - Assorted goodies

Does a Tattoo Mean You Can’t Get an Epidural? - Or does it mean people think you're a "tramp" who should be punished?

LOLcat Blogger News - Everybody loves a fuzzy kitty picture, LOLcat-style

Documentary Review: Sex Ed and the State - Find out how abstinence-only sex ed had nothing to do with teens' health

Understanding Medical Research

More Products You Probably Don’t Need, the Menstrual Edition - Fear-mongering and money-taking

Sexy Librarian Rage & Banned Books Week - Because nothing is hotter than a miffed librarian

Headline of the Day - Hint: your gallbladder is kind of far from your vagina

Pushing a Genetic Test Most Women Don’t Need (or, Be afraid! Pay money!)

Facebook Deletes Breastfeeding Photos for “Obscenity” - I love hypocrisy with my social networking. Or not.

I’m All Official and Whatnot (at Our Bodies, Ourselves)

Moving Through the World as a Woman - Musings on safety

Finding Trustworthy Health Information Online

Images Prove How Offensive Breastfeeding in Public Really Is

Suicide on the Rise in Young Girls

Applebee’s Nurse Out Coverage

Sex Store Etiquette - Read this if you want to buy a toy without being a jerk

Help A Journalism Student - What Women’s Issues Would You Like Covered? - Head on over and leave suggestions in the comments

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