Women's Health

Climate Change and Reproductive Health

More and more, research is confirming that climate change and pollution of all kinds affects every aspect of life on Earth. Not surprisingly, this includes reproductive health. It may be intuitive that what goes on in our environment affects what goes on in our bodies, but the extent of damage that occurs due to environmental… Continue reading Climate Change and Reproductive Health

Birth Control

A Second Look at the Link Between Hormonal Birth Control and Cancer

Alarming headlines have circulated recently regarding a Danish research study that links hormonal contraceptives to an increased risk of breast cancer. The study’s findings are significant—the research team sampled 1.8 million women, ranging from girls in their teens to middle-aged women. It was also a long term study that took 11 years to complete. Researchers… Continue reading A Second Look at the Link Between Hormonal Birth Control and Cancer

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Our Favorite Women’s Reproductive Health Blogs

Sexual and reproductive health is still a mystery for a lot of women in the U.S. It can hard to admit when we don’t feel educated on these intimate parts of life, but it’s actually the norm—in 2015, Newsweek reported that “less than 40 percent of schools nationwide required sex and health education for graduation.”… Continue reading Our Favorite Women’s Reproductive Health Blogs

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Trump’s Directive on Birth Control & What it Means For You

In a not-so-surprising turn of events, President Trump has rolled back a mandate that guaranteed birth control coverage for people who receive health insurance through their employers. Trump’s directive has already been challenged by several states and organizations, including the Washington Attorney General, who filed a federal lawsuit this week. The debate between so-called religious… Continue reading Trump’s Directive on Birth Control & What it Means For You