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2013-07-18 23:26:34

Without a doubt, “X” does make a difference. The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) held its 4th annual "What a Difference an X Makes: The State of Women’s Health Research" scientific conference at the Pew Charitable Trust Conference Center, Washington DC, July 18th -19th; to increase awareness and urgency about the importance of sex differences in chronic disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, and to ultimately transform disease research to accelerate...

2013-07-17 10:26:14

Two new studies, in Health Affairs July 2013 issue, describe health success stories outside the US. One, by Sema Sgaier of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and colleagues, is titled "How The Avahan HIV Prevention Program Transitioned From The Gates Foundation To The Government Of India." It explains how the Gates Foundation worked with the Government of India to ensure a smooth transition of Avahan – an HIV prevention program funded and initiated by the Gates...

2013-07-16 23:03:21

In this role Lange will work to generate the political will and resources necessary to end vaccine-preventable diseases, strengthen strategic engagement with UN health agencies, and support the UN Foundation’s work with partners on the ground to achieve strong global health outcomes. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The United Nations Foundation announced today that retired U.S. Ambassador John E. Lange will serve as its Senior Fellow for Global Health Diplomacy. In this role...

2013-07-15 23:17:32

Exploring the latest advancements and innovations in reproductive health. Del Mar, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 FemCap, Inc., announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Health Heroes. In this episode, Health Heroes will explore FemCap, an effective birth control contraceptive that is proven to be safe, effective, and hormone-free. Viewers will be educated on the FemCap — a reusable, hormone-free, latex-free contraceptive device that allows women to have greater...

2013-07-12 23:37:22

Pioneering Sex Positive Retailer Supports Women's Health and Wellness in California and Massachusetts. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Wendy Davis’ moving 11-hour filibuster rescued 37 clinics in Texas and inspired thousands of people across the country to stand up for reproductive freedoms. But the Texas legislature is poised for another attack, and Planned Parenthood is more vulnerable than ever. Good Vibrations, the trusted San Francisco-based retailer, is proud to...

2013-07-12 23:25:18

NJ Top Docs Approved Practice, RMANJ named as “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by National Survey. Morristown, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 NJ Top Docs approved practice, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey, pioneers in the field of assisted reproductive technology, have been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” in the Healthcare Equality Index 2013, an annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of...

2013-07-09 23:16:29

Judy Molnar and Missy Lavender were awarded the 2013 M2W®-HW™ "Apple of Our Eye" best speaker award for their presentations on marketing health and wellness to women today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Judy Molnar, Vice President, Iron Girl and Missy Lavender, Executive Director Women’s Health Foundation were each voted best speaker by the audience of health and wellness marketing executives at the 4th M2W®-HW™ – The Marketing Health & Wellness to...

2013-06-25 23:00:29

Breaking down emotional health barriers Melbourne, Austrailia (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 There is an undeniable link between emotions and health. Dr. Reuben Phiri, a family physician, explains how positive thought can improve one’s physical well-being. In his new book, Breaking the Emotional Health Barriers, he also warns of the opposite effect, cautioning that people who think negatively often live in unhealthy bodies. Phiri tells of how illnesses such as high blood pressure, anxiety and...

2013-06-20 23:02:54

Resounding turnout proves there is significant interest in private online sexual health profile site Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 SmartPartner, an innovative new online platform for sexually active, responsible adults to profile and share their sexual health records, is pleased to announce the tremendous success of its recent social event, held at the world-famous SUR Lounge in West Hollywood. SmartPartner´s social awareness event was supported by Impulse Group and the So-Cal...

2013-06-19 12:27:50

New 'Creativity Without Borders' Global Initiative Seeks To Promote Women's Health & Empowerment Through the Power of Multicultural Art & Heritage CANNES, France, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MARITAGE (Multicultural Art and Heritage for Development) International--a global initiative led by First Ladies, women leaders, and influential artistic society, government, policy maker, and development actors around the world-- announced today that it will partner with McCann...