Fighting HIV with Education and Prevention

“If women could bring life to this world, we could bring life to this fight!” — Sheryl Lee Ralph, former star of the Broadway musical Dreamgirls The impact of HIV […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 15, 2012

Women’s Health Care Available sans Co-Pay, Beginning Today

Starting today, certain women’s preventive care services will be available without a co-pay to insured women. Although some women won’t have access to these benefits until their insurance-plan year begins […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   August 01, 2012

Rally for the Affordable Care Act Tomorrow!

The Affordable Care Act prevents health insurance companies from denying me coverage or charging me higher rates because I happen to be a woman. I am grateful for this, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   March 26, 2012

Student Health Plans Should Cover Contraception Too

Women’s health advocates have commended President Obama’s recent decision to require nearly all employers to cover contraceptive services under their health insurance plans. Although it is facing criticism from religious […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 02, 2012

My Vote Is for Better Health Care for Young Women

My mother told me to get health insurance when she dropped me from my parents’ plan when I was in my early 20s. But I couldn’t afford it. I was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 12, 2011

Why I Tri

Women may exercise for several reasons: to reduce stress, to have fun, or to promote their health. The most common reason I hear, however, is to lose weight. It can […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   September 12, 2011

Meet Sara Rashad: Filmmaker and Activist

Facts on Female Genital Cutting FGC is still practiced in more than 28 countries. Almost 50 percent of the women who have experienced FGC are living in Egypt or Ethiopia. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   March 24, 2010

Her Life Depends on It – Part 2

The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) report Her Life Depends on It – II discusses how important exercise is to women’s health and well-being. After high school or college, finding the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 03, 2010

Her Life Depends on It – Part 1

Fill in the blank. Girls who _______ have a reduced risk of breast cancer and osteoporosis, are less likely to smoke or use drugs, are less likely to take sexual […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 21, 2010

Products You Just Can’t Live Without!

Today, more than ever, body image is a huge self-esteem issue for women and girls. We are constantly bombarded with messages about how to be perfect — Get Thin Fast; […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 21, 2010