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First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Which Approach to Breast Cancer is Right for You?

In medicine, the care that’s available — even when it seems like it should help — doesn’t always turn out to have any real benefit. From  early-and-often mammograms  to  DES for preventing miscarriages , the history of women’s health is full of interventions ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Bringing Transparency to Cross-Border Surrogacy

by Elayne Clift Following multiple miscarriages, a U.S. couple considers in vitro fertilization (IVF), adoption and surrogacy options. They finally decide to employ a surrogate to bear their baby in India. They meet with the agency and the selected ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Mass. Governor Signs Abortion Clinic Access Bill into Law

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick today signed into a law a bill to protect access to health clinics where abortions are performed. “I am incredibly proud to sign legislation that continues Massachusetts leadership in ensuring that women seeking to ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Do Healthy Women Need Annual Pelvic Exams?

More than 60 million pelvic exams are performed each year, but a new guideline from the American College of Physicians suggests that for most healthy women, they’re not needed. The guideline is based on a 2013 systematic review conducted by the ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Want More Quality Reporting on Abortion Rights? Partner With Clinic Stories

If you’re a regular reader of U.S. news on reproductive rights, you’ve likely read stories by Robin Marty . A freelance writer and activist, Robin is co-author of “ Crow After Roe: How ‘Separate But Equal’ Has Become the New Standard in Women’s Health ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Are Breast Implants “Absolutely Safe”? OBOS Keeps Focus on Health Risks

As New York subway riders know , advertising for breast augmentation is on the rise, with more explicit imagery than ever before. These ads are obviously good at attracting attention, but not so much when it comes to providing information. They never ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Collective Outrage: Commentary on This Week’s Supreme Court Decisions

This week, the Supreme Court issued two extremely disappointing decisions with significant negative implications for women’s health and reproductive rights. The first – and the one that hits us closest to home – was the McCullen v. Coakley ruling ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lancet Series Puts Focus on Midwifery Care

The Lancet has released a major international series on midwives  that focuses on promoting midwifery care in settings that currently have poor health outcomes for women and babies. The series includes four papers on midwifery and quality care — developed ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Creating a Space for (Talking About) Breastfeeding in Public

By Amanda Barnes Cook Amanda Barnes Cook When I took Intro to Child Development as a clueless 19-year-old, it took me by surprise when the professor stood in front of a room of 100-plus undergraduates and told a story about her personal experience ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 24 2014]
Entities: Breastfeeding, Sex, Cricket
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

In Memory of Doris Haire

by Cindy Pearson We’ve lost another foremother. She isn’t as well-known as Maya Angelou, but Doris Haire touched the lives of as many women as did the justly famous author. Doris Haire died on June 7 at age 88. Doris was a champion of women’s right ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Reproductive Justice Concerns Surround Long-Acting Contraception Methods

A  commentary published in the April issue of the journal Contraception considers the benefits and drawbacks of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) while also encouraging adoption of a reproductive justice approach in their promotion. Jenny ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Center for Genetics and Society and Our Bodies Ourselves Receive MacArthur Foundation Award

by Judy Norsigian & Marcy Darnovsky We are delighted to announce that the Center for Genetics and Society and Our Bodies Ourselves have been awarded a $200,000 grant over two years by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for our collaborative ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 11 2014]

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Which Approach to Breast Cancer is Right for You? [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Aug 15 2014]
Bringing Transparency to Cross-Border Surrogacy [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Aug 05 2014]
Mass. Governor Signs Abortion Clinic Access Bil... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 30 2014]
Do Healthy Women Need Annual Pelvic Exams? [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 24 2014]
Want More Quality Reporting on Abortion Rights?... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 14 2014]
Are Breast Implants “Absolutely Safe”? OBOS Kee... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 11 2014]
Collective Outrage: Commentary on This Week’s S... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 02 2014]
Lancet Series Puts Focus on Midwifery Care [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 30 2014]
Creating a Space for (Talking About) Breastfeed... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 24 2014]
In Memory of Doris Haire [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 16 2014]
Reproductive Justice Concerns Surround Long-Act... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 13 2014]
Center for Genetics and Society and Our Bodies ... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 11 2014]
CDC and Consumer Reports Track Cesarean Birth R... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 11 2014]
Ibis Launches New Site for Teens with Epilepsy [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 06 2014]
Rally Against Sexual Violence in Nepal Draws Th... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jun 04 2014]
When Did Women’s Health Become a Divisive Polit... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - May 29 2014]
OBOS’s History is the History of the Women’s Li... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - May 11 2014]
OBOS’s History is the History of the Women’s Li... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - May 08 2014]
Smoke and Mirrors and Women, Oh My [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Apr 03 2014]
Why Contraception is a Health Issue for Everyone [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Mar 28 2014]
Experts Discuss Women’s Health Movement and Hea... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Mar 18 2014]
Teen Voices Magazine is Back, Improving the Wor... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Mar 12 2014]
Stillbirths and Infant Health Risks Higher in C... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Feb 28 2014]
It’s all about equality, right? [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Feb 28 2014]
New Data Shows IVF Use Has Steadily Grown [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Feb 20 2014]
New Study Raises More Questions About the Value... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Feb 14 2014]
In Memoriam: Dr. Gary Romalis [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Feb 11 2014]
U.S. Abortion Rate Drops, But What Do the Numbe... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Feb 07 2014]
Does Viewing an Ultrasound Deter Women from Hav... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Feb 05 2014]
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Which Approach to Breast Cancer is Right for You? [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Aug 15 2014]
In medicine, the care that’s available — even when it seems like it should help — doesn’t always turn out to have any real benefit. From  early-and-often mammograms  to  DES for preventing miscarriages , the history of women’s health is full of interventions ...
Bringing Transparency to Cross-Border Surrogacy [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Aug 05 2014]
by Elayne Clift Following multiple miscarriages, a U.S. couple considers in vitro fertilization (IVF), adoption and surrogacy options. They finally decide to employ a surrogate to bear their baby in India. They meet with the agency and the selected ...
Mass. Governor Signs Abortion Clinic Access Bil... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 30 2014]
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick today signed into a law a bill to protect access to health clinics where abortions are performed. “I am incredibly proud to sign legislation that continues Massachusetts leadership in ensuring that women seeking to ...
Do Healthy Women Need Annual Pelvic Exams? [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 24 2014]
More than 60 million pelvic exams are performed each year, but a new guideline from the American College of Physicians suggests that for most healthy women, they’re not needed. The guideline is based on a 2013 systematic review conducted by the ...
Want More Quality Reporting on Abortion Rights?... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jul 14 2014]
If you’re a regular reader of U.S. news on reproductive rights, you’ve likely read stories by Robin Marty . A freelance writer and activist, Robin is co-author of “ Crow After Roe: How ‘Separate But Equal’ Has Become the New Standard in Women’s Health ...
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