The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Human females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.
The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
The status of health in rural populations.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.
Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.
Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.
The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.
Organized services to provide mental health care.
The status of health in urban populations.
A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.
Human females who are pregnant, as cultural, psychological, or sociological entities.
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Women who are physically and mentally abused over an extended period, usually by a husband or other dominant male figure. Characteristics of the battered woman syndrome are helplessness, constant fear, and a perceived inability to escape. (From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 3d ed)
A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
Organized services to provide health care for children.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)
Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.
The rights of women to equal status pertaining to social, economic, and educational opportunities afforded by society.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
The physical condition of human reproductive systems.
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
An infant during the first month after birth.
A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.
Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.
Women who are engaged in gainful activities usually outside the home.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.
The physiological period following the MENOPAUSE, the permanent cessation of the menstrual life.
Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.
Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.
The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.
The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.
A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.
Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.
Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.
Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of men.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.
Women licensed to practice medicine.
Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and an INFECTION. The infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
Longitudinal patient-maintained records of individual health history and tools that allow individual control of access.
Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.
The last menstrual period. Permanent cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) is usually defined after 6 to 12 months of AMENORRHEA in a woman over 45 years of age. In the United States, menopause generally occurs in women between 48 and 55 years of age.
Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.
Financial resources provided for activities related to health planning and development.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.
Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.
The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.
The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.
A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to health and human services.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the mother.
Collection of pooled secretions of the posterior vaginal fornix for cytologic examination.
Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.
Tumors or cancer of the UTERINE CERVIX.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.
The period before MENOPAUSE. In premenopausal women, the climacteric transition from full sexual maturity to cessation of ovarian cycle takes place between the age of late thirty and early fifty.
Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.
The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.
A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.
Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)
Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.
In females, the period that is shortly after giving birth (PARTURITION).
A non-medical term defined by the lay public as a food that has little or no preservatives, which has not undergone major processing, enrichment or refinement and which may be grown without pesticides. (from Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.
Radiographic examination of the breast.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
A constituent organization of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES concerned with protecting and improving the health of the nation.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.
Demographic and epidemiologic changes that have occurred in the last five decades in many developing countries and that are characterized by major growth in the number and proportion of middle-aged and elderly persons and in the frequency of the diseases that occur in these age groups. The health transition is the result of efforts to improve maternal and child health via primary care and outreach services and such efforts have been responsible for a decrease in the birth rate; reduced maternal mortality; improved preventive services; reduced infant mortality, and the increased life expectancy that defines the transition. (From Ann Intern Med 1992 Mar 15;116(6):499-504)
All deaths reported in a given population.
Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.
Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.
The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.
Contracts between an insurer and a subscriber or a group of subscribers whereby a specified set of health benefits is provided in return for a periodic premium.
A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)
A preconceived judgment made without factual basis.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.
A demographic parameter indicating a person's status with respect to marriage, divorce, widowhood, singleness, etc.
Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.
Those characteristics that distinguish one SEX from the other. The primary sex characteristics are the OVARIES and TESTES and their related hormones. Secondary sex characteristics are those which are masculine or feminine but not directly related to reproduction.
Female parents, human or animal.
The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
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They represent about a fifth of hand fractures.[4] They occur more commonly in males than females.[4] Both short and long term ... Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 163. ISBN 9780702050312. . Archived from the original on 2017-10-12.. .mw-parser-output cite. ... Approximately 3.7 male hand injuries, per 1000, per year, and 1.3 female hand injuries, per 1000, per year, have been reported ... Males are nearly fifty percent more likely to sustain fracture from a punch mechanism than females. Male intentional punch ...
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Lowe, Denise (2005). An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films, 1895-1930. Haworth Press. ISBN 0-7890-1843-8. ... Borden struggled with alcoholism and numerous health problems. She spent her final years in the skid row section of Los Angeles ... Lowe, Denise (2014). An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films: 1895-1930. Routledge. ISBN 9781317718963. ... In 1945, she began working at the Sunshine Mission, a home for destitute women located in the skidrow section of Los Angeles. ...
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  • The WHO considers that an undue emphasis on reproductive health has been a major barrier to ensuring access to good quality health care for all women. (
  • Women's health and women's reproductive health are high priorities for CDC's Division of Reproductive Health. (
  • CDC's Division of Reproductive Health has a long history of conducting epidemiologic studies on the safety and effectiveness of contraceptive methods. (
  • Read more about some other common reproductive health concerns for women. (
  • We will provide a site for innovative research and mentorship, and quaternary cutting edge care in areas such as genital dysplasia, midlife women's health, gynecologic infectious diseases, and immigrant reproductive health. (
  • Dr. Reed is the WRHR Program Director for the NIH K12 training grant, UW Women's Reproductive Health Research. (
  • We cannot ignore the fact this bill was passed only after a pro choice President appeased a gang of anti-choice legislators by agreeing to sign an Executive Order restating the Hyde Amendment - a longstanding and shameful provision which bars low-income women from accessing reproductive health care. (
  • What we do know is that the health care bill includes the Nelson amendment which imposes significant restrictions on access to reproductive health care. (
  • Most recently, Sen. Roy Blunt's (R-MO) harsh amendment to allow an employer to deny reproductive health services to women based on moral or religious principles failed on a too-close-for-comfort 51-48 vote with only one Republican, retiring Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) voting with the Democrats and three Democrats including Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) voting with the Republicans. (
  • Do Occupational Factors Affect Reproductive Health and Chronic Disease Risk for Nurses? (
  • Much of the report focuses on sexual and reproductive health, which it says are vital to women's well-being, but it also says 'harmful behaviors in relation to sex, tobacco and alcohol use, diet and physical activity' during adolescence can haunt women later in life. (
  • 2005-10-17T09:03:56-04:00 Former Commissioner Wood and others talked about women's health issues and reproductive health policy. (
  • Former Commissioner Wood and others talked about women's health issues and reproductive health policy. (
  • In the 1990s we finally recognized that women's health is more than just reproductive health care, and that we need to evaluate, through a gender-specific lens, the other diseases to which women are prone," says Nancy Milliken, MD, director of the Women's Health Center at the University of California at San Francisco. (
  • Helping provide family planning information, consistent sexual and reproductive health services and access to quality maternal health care will help save millions of lives each year. (
  • Our goal is to improve women's health from menarche through menopause. (
  • A woman has reached menopause when she has not had a period for 12 months in a row. (
  • Unique issues include pregnancy , menopause , and conditions of the female organs. (
  • This page links to fact sheets on a variety of women's health topics, including menopause, contraception, hysterectomy, osteoporosis, natural hormones for menopause, and silicone gel breast implants. (
  • We need to invest in programs that educate women about their risk, including risk factors that are specific to or more significant in women, such as migraines, complications in pregnancy, early menopause and mental stress . (
  • I am a 50 yr. old female who went through menopause at 48 (1yr. (
  • The male sex hormone testosterone may help women reduce body fat and build up muscle after the menopause, scientists say. (
  • As women go through the menopause there is a natural increase in fat. (
  • Women live for an average of 30 years after the menopause, during which time their body fat is 20% higher than in women of child-bearing age. (
  • Research has also found that women lose nearly 4% of muscle mass within the first three years of menopause. (
  • Many women take oestrogens after menopause to combat symptoms like hot flushes and depression, but levels of male hormones, or androgens, which are present in low levels in women, also drop as women age. (
  • This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of menopause, including in women who have premature ovarian insufficiency. (
  • The guideline aims to improve the consistency of support and information provided to women in menopause. (
  • They're present in 25-40 percent of women in their childbearing years, and about 40 percent of women have one or more fibroids when they reach menopause. (
  • WHE welcomes submissions on topics covering the entire lifespan of women, from childhood/adolescence to menopause and beyond. (
  • But after menopause , women lose bone mass at a much higher rate, with more bone being broken down than is formed. (
  • As menopause usually takes place between the age of 40-50, 2 in 3 women over the age of 50 will experience osteoporotic fractures . (
  • In women, estrogen helps protect bone, so decreased levels of the hormone during and after menopause may be responsible for osteoporosis. (
  • Women at menopause should take note of this study because its results can help optimize the use of menopausal hormone treatment in women at risk of osteoporosis," Papadakis concludes. (
  • When people think of women's health, the first topics that come to mind may be gynecological concerns, such as infertility, menopause, pregnancy and childbirth, as well as breast health. (
  • Pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, and women experiencing menopause should ensure to have a healthy diet . (
  • Moreover, women are subjected to more stress due to the constant hormonal changes during adolescence, pregnancy, and menopause. (
  • Weight gain can occur as a woman transitions through menopause . (
  • The purpose of this study is to determine how menopause influences blood pressure responses during exercise in women. (
  • If you're a woman over 50, diseases like breast cancer or health issues like the menopause can be of particular concern. (
  • Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women of all age groups, but 80 per cent of cases occur after the menopause. (
  • Menopause means the last menstrual period, the time when a woman's ovaries stop making the female hormones oestrogen and progesterone. (
  • Topics include chronic disease management, Medicare, mental health, dementia and Alzheimer's and health disparities within this population of women. (
  • Effective, actionable strategies for weight management and obesity prevention in children and adolescents, with in-depth coverage on education, policy, health disparities and cultural sensitivities, and more. (
  • Can Sexual Risk and Protective Behaviors Among Women Help Explain HIV Infection Disparities by Race/Ethnicity? (
  • This landmark legislation has already had and will continue to have a disproportionate and positive effect on the health and health care of women because it will take the nation several significant steps forward in efforts to eliminate gender health disparities. (
  • These disparities in health care directly sustain and even exacerbate the disparities in health outcomes and health status that negatively affect the lives and life opportunities of millions of women of color every year. (
  • There also are rural health disparities that we - as a nation - must address. (
  • Health equity experts confirm that eliminating all health disparities will require a far greater focus on the social determinants of health that detrimentally affect health and wellness. (
  • However, health equity experts also note the health care reform law - if fully implemented - can and will play a pivotal role in reducing disparities in women's health. (
  • What better way to honor Women's History Month this year and every year, and what better way to continue to show that "Our History Is Our Strength," than by seizing the moment we have today to reduce gender and women's health disparities by protecting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring that it is well-implemented? (
  • Dr. Esohe Faith Ohuoba of Memorial Hermann Medical Group in Texas became an ob-gyn because she felt it was a specialty that has the greatest potential to address health disparities among women - and build healthier communities by being on the frontline of women's health care, from cancer prevention to contraceptive options and battling STDs. (
  • What factors contribute to cancer health disparities? (
  • The Methods for Measuring Cancer Disparities: A Review Using Data Relevant to Healthy People 2010 Cancer-Related Objectives report ( ) describes how data are collected to measure cancer health disparities. (
  • ACP is committed to combatting racial disparities and discrimination that affect health and health care. (
  • Eighty-six percent of U.S. health care spending is on people who have chronic diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (
  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials will interview Atlantic County residents for its National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. (
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , up to 30% of women treated in emergency rooms have injuries or symptoms related to physical abuse. (
  • Understanding your body is key," says Mark, senior medical adviser for the Office on Women's Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (
  • The Office on Women's Health (OWH) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the government's champion and focal point for women's health issues. (
  • This content is provided by the Office on Women's Health . (
  • A federal government website managed by the Office on Women's Health in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services . (
  • Even in developed countries pregnancy and childbirth are associated with substantial risks to women with maternal mortality accounting for more than a quarter of a million deaths per year, with large gaps between the developing and developed countries. (
  • In addition infertility from many other causes, birth control , unplanned pregnancy , unconsensual sexual activity and the struggle for access to abortion create other burdens for women. (
  • Women can have a healthy pregnancy by getting early and regular prenatal care . (
  • Also view State Profiles for Women's Health , an interactive map and dashboard of the latest national and state-specific data on women's health, including insurance and Medicaid coverage, poverty, mental health, HIV, cancer, pregnancy, abortions, and use of preventive services. (
  • We are passionate about helping women through healthy living, pregnancy and beyond. (
  • We care for people experiencing pregnancy loss as well as medical and surgical termination of pregnancy for all reasons, including fetal anomaly (abnormality) and maternal health conditions. (
  • Options for surgical abortion depend on the length of the pregnancy (gestational age) and other health considerations. (
  • Ending a pregnancy due to fetal abnormalities or maternal health concerns can be an extremely difficult choice. (
  • Significant outcomes from this process, in evidence 4 years after the 1996 neighborhood assessment, include: (a) a successful grant application to study violence against Hispanic women, (b) a research program investigating the nature and extent of clinical depression among Hispanic women, (c) establishment of a teenage pregnancy program, (d) English classes for Hispanic women seeking language skills and eventual employment, and (e) partnership extended to the New Jersey Institute of Technology. (
  • These services include routine pelvic exams, pap smears, contraception, treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing and counseling, and clinical care for women who have been sexually assaulted. (
  • It promotes early detection and good management of mental health problems to improve women's quality of life during pregnancy and in the year after giving birth. (
  • New data from a study of women up to 55 years of age shows that pregnancy increases stroke risk among women younger than 35 years, but not among older women. (
  • Long acting reversible contraception (LARC) has been shown to be an effective pregnancy prevention strategy for women's health in other communities. (
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (
  • Find out what services are available to women veterans, how to access benefits and services, mental health support, and more. (
  • Your doctor may recommend additional screenings for mental health or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), or may recommend vaccinations. (
  • They also have poorer mental health. (
  • This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women who are planning to have a baby, are pregnant, or have had a baby or been pregnant in the past year. (
  • It aims to make sure that all adults using NHS mental health services have the best possible experience of care. (
  • This guideline covers care for people aged 18 and over with common mental health problems, with a focus on primary care. (
  • It aims to improve access to services for adults and how mental health problems are identified and assessed, and makes recommendations on local care pathways. (
  • July 9, 2019 -- For women, quitting drinking may be linked to a significant improvement in mental health , according to a study published online this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal . (
  • In both, women who never drank alcohol reported the highest levels of mental well-being, but women who started out as moderate drinkers and quit during the 4-year study period had the greatest improvements in mental health , such that their well-being was close to that of the abstainers. (
  • Mental health also improved among men who quit drinking, but the results were not statistically significant, say study authors Xiaoxin I. Yao, PhD, of the School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, and their colleagues. (
  • But at follow-up, improvement in mental health among women who had quit drinking during the study period was greater than women who were lifetime abstainers. (
  • According to the National Institute of Mental Health , depression affects twice as many women as men. (
  • Make sure to take care of mental health. (
  • Women in the survey report sharp increases in stress, anxiety , frustration and other negative mental health indicators since the recession took hold last fall, with job loss pushing these increases even higher. (
  • The bottom line is that taking care of your mental health is necessary to your ability to care for your family. (
  • How does gender affect mental health care? (
  • A fifth of women - and one in four pregnant women - are reported to suffer from a mental health issue such as anxiety and depression, compared to one in eight men, with young women currently the highest risk group for mental health problems. (
  • Join us to discuss the challenges facing women's mental health and potential paths to a more equitable treatment. (
  • Despite this, breast cancer remains the commonest cancer in women in developed countries, and is one of the more important chronic diseases of women, while cervical cancer remains one of the commonest cancers in developing countries, associated with human papilloma virus (HPV), an important sexually transmitted disease . (
  • I cannot afford to pay for my health care, and by them having a sliding scale I could afford it or else otherwise I may have died from cervical cancer. (
  • The law, which was struck down by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in August, instead would prevent the state's abortion providers from being reimbursed by Medicaid for providing any kind of care to low-income women, whether it's breast exams, cervical cancer screenings, or contraceptive services. (
  • The MDPH Women's Health Network and the Massachusetts Medical Society have produced CME-granting webinars about age- and risk-appropriate breast and cervical cancer screening. (
  • Although women in industrialised countries have narrowed the gender gap in life expectancy and now live longer than men, in many areas of health they experience earlier and more severe disease with poorer outcomes. (
  • In poorer countries, the picture is quite different: The population is on average younger, death rates among children are higher, and most female deaths occur among girls, adolescents and younger adult women. (
  • There are some large differences between ethnicities, and the health of Māori and Pacific Island women is generally poorer than that of Pākehā . (
  • The outcome of women with MI are poorer than in men. (
  • Because of all these reasons, the mortality in women in hospital as well as at 1 year is poorer, especially in young woman. (
  • New research finds that eating more calories in the evening is associated with poorer cardiovascular health in women. (
  • The research revealed that participants who consumed more calories after 6 p.m. tended to have poorer cardiovascular health. (
  • Through Health 2020, the WHO European health policy framework, the Region integrates an equity element into its work, reinforcing the principles of non-discrimination, equality and participation, to ensure that every woman and child has the opportunity to fulfil their ambitions and is not held back by their gender. (
  • After drinking the same amount of alcohol, women tend to have higher blood alcohol levels than men, and the immediate effects of alcohol usually occur more quickly and last longer in women than men. (
  • Although more men die of heart disease than women, females tend to be underdiagnosed, often to the point that it's too late to help them once the condition is discovered. (
  • From skin changes to weight loss to unusual bleeding, here are 15 cancer warning signs that women tend to ignore. (
  • Women tend not to be aware of what blood pressure numbers mean -- whether they're good or bad -- even those women who have been diagnosed with high blood pressure. (
  • The experiences of women and men tend to differ not only because of women's capacity to bear children and the associated hormonal flows, but also in terms of their paid and unpaid work, recreation and socialising, and even their readiness to consult doctors. (
  • While the most common presenting symptom of an MI in both the genders is chest pain, women tend to exhibit more atypical symptoms like fatigue, shortness of breath, nausea, dizziness, neck pain, back pain. (
  • But in addition plaque erosion, spontaneous coronary artery dissection, women tend to have normal coronary arteries in spite of having an MI, the subgroup that is known as MINOCA or MI with non-obstructive coronary arteries. (
  • That's because women tend to develop deposits of plaque diffusely in the smaller arteries near the heart, says Dr. Jennifer Mieres -- an equally dangerous condition known as microvascular disease, which is treatable with medication. (
  • Women who are themselves stunted in childhood tend to have stunted offspring, creating an intergenerational cycle of poverty and reduced human capital. (
  • And while more than three-quarters of these women report engaging in one or more positive coping strategies, most tend to prioritize family and other financial responsibilities ahead of their own needs - a tendency that can backfire despite the best of intentions. (
  • Rates of sexually transmitted diseases and infections have hit another record high, national reports show, which has health providers and experts aggressively focusing on education, prevention and treatment efforts, especially for pregnant women. (
  • This guideline covers antenatal care for all pregnant women with complex social factors (particularly alcohol or drug misuse, recent migrant or asylum seeker status, difficulty reading or speaking English, aged under 20, domestic abuse). (
  • Pregnant women who are diagnosed with sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and insomnia appear to be at risk of delivering their babies before reaching full term. (
  • To treat them as simply an extension or a subgroup of men's health - or worse, to exclude them altogether - virtually assures worse health outcomes for women. (
  • For the first time as a nation we are focusing on women's health research, which will lead to healthier outcomes for women in the future," said Teresa Woodruff, director of the Women's Health Research Institute, who was a strong national advocate for the NIH policy change. (
  • Could greater LARC utilization lead to better health outcomes for women and children in Milwaukee? (
  • Doctors are most likely to talk to single women aged 40 to 45 about HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, but those women are also the group least likely to discuss HIV, STDs or their sexual history with their partners. (
  • After months of Republican presidential candidates embarrassing themselves and the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt with religious zealotry dominating the primary season, the relentless assault on a woman's health care choices can be expected to continue as it distracts American voters from an authentic debate on other important issues that dominate American life today. (
  • A major impediment to advancing women's health has been their underrepresentation in research studies, an inequity being addressed in the United States and other western nations by the establishment of centers of excellence in women's health research and large scale clinical trials such as the Women's Health Initiative . (
  • To bring together the expertise of clinicians and researchers from a diverse range of disciplines so that they can deliver excellence and innovation in research, clinical practice, education and training in order to make a real and sustainable difference to women's and babies' health locally, nationally and worldwide. (
  • And due to this the presentation of women in clinical trials is of utmost importance. (
  • Age- and gender-related factors can directly affect treatment outcomes, and differences between the clinical management of, say, an adolescent female and that in a pre- or postmenopausal patient may be either subtle or profound. (
  • Women's Health focuses on the most important advances in women's healthcare and highlights their relevance in the clinical setting. (
  • A new clinical decision rule identifies women who may be at low risk of recurrence after unprovoked VTE. (
  • The Women's Health Network (WHN) sponsors professional development opportunities for clinical providers around cancer screening guidelines and care. (
  • The symposium is hosted by the Women's Health Research Institute at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in collaboration with Northwestern's Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. (
  • A pragmatic randomized clinical trial of patients with locally advanced breast cancer randomized to either proton or photon therapy and followed longitudinally for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, health-related quality of life, and cancer control outcomes. (
  • Conditions that affect both men and women, such as cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, also manifest differently in women. (
  • And some of the health issues that affect both men and women can affect women differently. (
  • But these problems can affect women differently. (
  • What Health Issues or Conditions Affect Women Differently than Men? (
  • NBC News investigative and consumer correspondent Vicky Nguyen looks at how drinking affects women differently than men, as well as the alcohol-associated hepatitis symptoms to watch. (
  • But there's a lot more to women's health than that: many health issues affect women differently from men, and in ways that have an impact on diagnosis and care. (
  • Women's Health focuses on developing expertise in health issues that are unique to women, are more common in women, or may present differently in women. (
  • 1 Excessive alcohol use poses unique health and safety risks to females. (
  • These differences are further exacerbated in developing countries where women, whose health includes both their risks and experiences, are further disadvantaged. (
  • Biological differences vary all the way from phenotype to the cellular , and manifest unique risks for the development of ill health. (
  • Heart disease, cancer and stroke are the leading health risks for women today. (
  • Risks higher than for nulliparous women, older first-time moms. (
  • When used in the right context, specifically in postmenopausal women younger than 60 years old for whom the benefits outweigh risks, menopausal hormonal therapy is effective for both the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. (
  • Women and men play different roles, frequent different public areas, and face different health risks. (
  • Reducing health inequities associated with poverty is an important public health nursing role. (
  • Large health inequities among women remain, within and between countries in Europe. (
  • The causes of these inequities include the range of determinants of women's health and well-being and health system responses to women's needs. (
  • OWH works to redress inequities in research, health care services, and education that have historically placed the health of women at risk. (
  • These great strides and the anticipated positive effects of forthcoming health care reform provisions that are yet to be implemented could not have come at a better time because numerous studies confirm that there are grave inequities in health care access, quality and health outcomes across different populations of women. (
  • At the same time, there are certain conditions that are far more prevalent in women than men, and these may require special attention. (
  • The development of new antidepressants -- the SSRIs -- expanded treatment options for depression, a disease that is more prevalent in women than men. (
  • Even for disease prevalent in women, researchers have used predominantly male cells and male animals for their studies. (
  • In 2019, about 32% of female high school students consumed alcohol compared with 26% of male high school students. (
  • In 2019, 4% of women overall and 8% of women aged 18 to 25 years had an alcohol use disorder. (
  • This week, as we celebrate National Women's Health Week - a time when women are encouraged to make our health a priority by scheduling wellness checkups - Billie's story came to my mind. (
  • Focus group findings revealed that stressful daily life events and circumstances far overshadowed health and wellness concerns. (
  • He is currently an associate professor for Rocky Mountain University of Health Professionals doctoral program in health promotion and wellness. (
  • Public health officials highlight the importance of breastfeeding, not just during National Breastfeeding Month in August, but year-round. (
  • Breastfeeding is normal and natural and in New Jersey, women have a legal right to breastfeed in public places. (
  • Women who are shy about breastfeeding in public can practice how to feed discretely in front of a mirror to gain confidence. (
  • Other important health issues for women include cardiovascular disease, depression , dementia , osteoporosis and anemia . (
  • We monitor prevalence and treatment of depression among women of reproductive age and postpartum depression. (
  • Also, many women don't know that depression sometimes happens with other events, such as losing a baby or having trouble getting pregnant. (
  • Talking to your health care provider is a good first step if you think you may suffer from depression. (
  • From heart disease to breast cancer to depression, WebMD gives you the inside info on why women are at high risk for these problems but may not know it. (
  • Interim Dean Sandra Weiss of the UCSF School of Nursing is leading three major studies aimed at shedding important light on some of the most pressing issues facing American women with depression and the clinicians who treat them. (
  • According to Pregler, estrogen may ultimately be implicated in autoimmune disease, depression , and dementia -- all of which afflict women at a greater rate than men. (
  • This program will detail the must-have screening tests for men, and also cover what to expect at a yearly physical and how depression differs in men and women. (
  • A new study performed on women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and fertility problems has been published in Gynecological Endocrinology. (
  • HOUSTON (AP) - The U.S. government has agreed temporarily not to deport detained immigrant women who have alleged being abused by a rural Georgia gynecologist, according to court papers filed Tuesday. (
  • From knowing the importance of preconception health to being up-to-date on what screenings are necessary at each age, it is essential to stay informed. (
  • But for a significant number of women in this country, accessing preventive health care services such as lifesaving cancer screenings, birth control, and well-woman exams is becoming more difficult, thanks to legislators who are putting politics before women's health. (
  • That's why it's so important to get routine health screenings. (
  • Use this guide to help you figure out when you should start getting health screenings and what kind of things you can expect. (
  • A watchdog group is accusing Attleboro Women's Health Center of deliberately deceiving women who seek its services. (
  • Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) health centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance. (
  • NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Texas and Louisiana can cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics - a move supported by opponents of legal abortion, but opposed by advocates who said it affects a variety of non-abortion health services for low-income women. (
  • In addition, the HMC faculty provide gynecologic consultation services at HMC Adult Medicine Clinic, the UW Neighborhood Clinic at Factoria , and obstetrics and gynecology care at the Maternal-Infant Care Clinic at UWMC , and Hall Health Clinic . (
  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services just announced that roughly 137 million people, including 55 million women, now have insurance that guarantees access to free preventive services. (
  • Let's make sure that women know about and take advantage of these services, and that doctors and patients alike make heart health a part of every consultation. (
  • We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. (
  • The Student Health Center provides a variety of services for women. (
  • Getting addiction treatment and supportive recovery services can be difficult in an area where demand for help is soaring, and experts say it can be especially difficult for women with children. (
  • The state attorney general wants to enact a law that would strip Medicaid funding for preventative health services from any clinic that provides abortions. (
  • Texas, the one exception, won a decidedly pyrrhic victory when, in 2011, it decided to forgo federal funding-which had previously paid for 90 percent of the cost of women's health services-in exchange for the privilege of excluding Planned Parenthood from its health coverage for low-income women. (
  • It was not until the 2013 legislative session that lawmakers righted the balance, pouring millions of state dollars into women's health services. (
  • It's the ultimate anti-public health move, to kick out an organization that provides such a vital service so well, simply because there's an ideological difference about some of the other services the organization offers," she says. (
  • Woefully, at least 214 million women are still unable to access family planning services that would allow them to control when they have children. (
  • We offer routine obstetrical and gynecological services and a wide range of subspecialty care, providing a single, collaborative resource for women's health issues. (
  • The Baylor Teen Health Clinic provides free and confidential primary and reproductive presentative healthcare services for Harris County adolescents and young adults, ages 13-24. (
  • Further, the new law improves the coordination of care for older women under Medicare, expands access to free preventive services - such as colonoscopies and mammograms - and, beginning in 2014 when the health insurance exchanges are established, will move millions of women out of the ranks of the uninsured. (
  • Report less confidence in the health care services they receive. (
  • under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance companies and employer plans must cover tamoxifen and raloxifene - like other recommended preventive services - without co-pays or other out of pocket expenses for women at increased risk for breast cancer. (
  • Access to maternity care and women's health services is vitally important, and we need to have infrastructure to support the numbers or these women will have no ob-gyns to turn to despite having insurance. (
  • The Boulder Valley Women's Health Center is committed to reproductive freedom and provides a full range of gynecological health care services for all women with respect for differences in income, race, disability, ethnicity, creed, age and sexual orientation, in a caring environment which preserves women's dignity and confidentialily. (
  • They consider the specific needs of subpopulations of urban women and evaluate strategies for designing spaces, services, and infrastructure in ways that promote women's health. (
  • Our specialty physicians can evaluate and diagnose lipedema, and then connect affected women to treatments services. (
  • Our new report condemns the lack of services specifically targeted at young women, despite a clear need for them. (
  • Women & Health is a peer-reviewed healthcare journal established in 1976. (
  • New evidence shows that women in India are being exploited and facing serious health problems, due to under-investment in healthcare by the Indian government and the proliferation of private for-profit clinics. (
  • And using survey data, we found that 1 in 4 women reported dissatisfaction with their healthcare experience. (
  • Women's Health ( WHE ) is an open access, peer-reviewed international journal that focuses on all aspects of women's healthcare. (
  • In this new environment, the healthcare community is challenged to meet the specific healthcare needs of women. (
  • The audience for Women's Health consists of clinicians, research scientists, decision-makers and a range of professionals in the healthcare community. (
  • 5. The right to the best available, scientifically based healthcare, including health and sexuality education. (
  • He has masters degrees in health-fitness management and healthcare administration and a doctoral degree from The University of Texas at Austin focused on health care informatics, health administration, health education and health policy. (
  • The Women's Media Center applauds the many important victories for women and our families in the landmark health care reform legislation including the elimination of gender as a pre-existing condition and the extension of insurance coverage to include birth control. (
  • Mitt Romney's promise to roll back health care reform is bad news for women, says Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards. (
  • Is Preventive Health Screening for Low-Income Women Under New Health Care Reform Better or Worse? (
  • Therein lies the catalyst for our staunch defense of the health care reform law. (
  • The current workforce in obstetrics and gynecology is aging, retiring early, and going part-time at an increasing pace, while the number of patients seeking care is exploding due to health care reform and population statistics," said Valerie Anne Jones, M.D., a retired ob-gyn and member of Doximity's Medical Advisory Board. (
  • In the second part, contributors carry the argument for reframing women's health into the sociopolitical arena, looking at women in the Third World and at integrating women's health into health care reform. (
  • Thirty-eight percent of women suffer from one or more chronic diseases, compared to 30 percent of men. (
  • Māori women have been far more likely to suffer ill health and die at an earlier age. (
  • Though I certainly understand the rationale for this, many women suffer from unexpected side effects from ovarian removal and subsequent low testosterone levels, which result in a loss of sex drive and decreased vitality. (
  • Women suffer disproportionately from disease, injury, and violence because their access to resources is often more limited than that of their male counterparts. (
  • As compared to men, women suffer from heart conditions more severely. (
  • One in two women will suffer a fracture after the age of 50. (
  • The Sunday message focuses on the new Republican vision of health care-and directly contradicts Trump's actions so far. (
  • Our goal is to collaborate with community and global partners to support innovative service, teaching and research that serves our patient populations and focuses on the health of women - thus providing the foundation for a cohesive family unit and a successful social structure within our community and our world. (
  • This easy-to-navigate collection of recent MEDLINE abstracts compiled by the editors at Medscape Women's Health focuses on the relationship between poverty and the health of women in the United States and Canada. (
  • Women's health often focuses only on their reproductive capacity. (
  • This section focuses on topics related to human or animal health, and medicine. (
  • Improve women's health, improve the world. (
  • There is no increase in the risk of heart attack or stroke in healthy young women who take birth control pills and don't smoke. (
  • Find information, tips and tools to help women stay healthy. (
  • Policies that promote women's health also achieve results that extend beyond healthy women. (
  • They are key to maintaining healthy families, as women are more likely to be the primary caregivers to children and aging parents alike. (
  • Topics will include healthy aging, investing in the health of young women, and women and health reform. (
  • The Women and Healthy Aging session highlights concerns for policymakers to ensure healthy aging for older women. (
  • If women are denied a chance to develop their full human potential, including their potential to lead healthier and at least somewhat happier lives, is society as a whole really healthy? (
  • Establishing healthy habits at younger ages can help women to live active and healthy lives until well into old age,' the report says. (
  • Studies show on that women live six to eight years on average longer than men, but the report says those years aren't necessarily healthy. (
  • The aim is help all women who have a baby to achieve and maintain a healthy weight by adopting a balanced diet and being physically active. (
  • But in 50 percent of women who report such symptoms, their majorarteries appear healthy, according to a landmark 2006 study. (
  • If you have healthy and strong women, you will have a healthy and strong community," said Ohuoba. (
  • Yet, when women are healthy and safe, so are their families and communities. (
  • Makarem and colleagues recruited 112 healthy women, who were 33 years old, on average, to participate in the study. (
  • Therefore, it is essential that every woman out there should learn certain lifestyle tips and tricks to remain healthy and energetic. (
  • Our team works with women to make healthy changes to lose or maintain a healthy weight. (
  • Women will take care of their families before making sure they have what they need to stay healthy. (
  • Women are particularly affected because they are often juggling the stress of their workplace demands with those of running a household and keeping their families healthy," Dr. Stotland said. (
  • What Women Should Know About Staying Healthy," a panel discussion on leading women's health topics, from 7-10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, at Advocate Condell's Conference Center, 700 Garfield Ave., Libertyville. (
  • So far, the researchers say the data show that among healthy, first-world women in their 50s, happiness does predict who will die in their 60s, but this effect evaporates once you statistically account for numerous other factors. (
  • Women with PMS experience an average of 3,000 days of debilitating symptoms during their reproductive lives. (
  • The symptoms for women are typical for women, and they are often missed by doctors and the patient themselves," Mark explains. (
  • Pycnogenol® has been shown in multiple studies to reduce climacteric symptoms such as hot flashes, anxiety and cholesterol associated with women entering. (
  • See how heart disease develops in women, discover how heart attack symptoms can vary between sexes and learn how accurate diagnostic tests really are. (
  • Symptoms of a heart attack can be quite different for women, and the outcome can be far more serious. (
  • For instance, a heart attack may show up with different symptoms in a woman, putting her at risk for a misdiagnosis. (
  • For women who need to protect their bones from osteoporosis but cannot take estrogen, raloxifene was found to offer many of the same benefits without raising the odds for breast cancer. (
  • Doctors are increasingly aware of how managing osteoporosis, urinary conditions, sports injuries, colorectal cancer and diabetes in female patients may call for different approaches that take into account women's physiological differences. (
  • Osteoporosis is a thinning of the bones that affects one in three women. (
  • The risk of cirrhosis and other alcohol-related liver diseases is higher for women than for men. (
  • This category includes information on women's access to care, health coverage, and health status, including data on incidences and deaths for varying conditions and diseases. (
  • NIEHS research uses state-of-the-art science and technology to investigate the interplay between environmental exposures, human biology, genetics, and common diseases to help prevent disease and improve human health. (
  • Certain health conditions and diseases are specific to women, two of which are endometriosis and uterine fibroids. (
  • The rise in chronic diseases not only has serious consequences for the nation's health and health care systems, but it also significantly contributes to health care costs. (
  • Despite the health and financial costs related to chronic diseases, they are also among the most preventable of health problems. (
  • Cardiovascular diseases continue to comprise a major part of the overall disease burden for women, but rates of mental ill health are increasing throughout the Region and across all ages. (
  • Skin diseases (such as scabies), arthritis and rheumatism were present, and dental problems were a serious threat to health. (
  • Furthermore, in an increasingly aged population in which women demonstrate a greater life-expectancy, we can expect increasing demands to be placed on our ability to deliver effective management in chronic diseases, both in terms of the size of the patient population and the quality of care. (
  • However, the biggest killers of men and women are now noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as cancer, diabetes as well as lung and heart disease. (
  • In a nutshell, every woman should take charge of her health and stay away from conditions and diseases. (
  • Infertility affects an estimated 50 million women worldwide and has a wide range of causes including eating disorders, smoking, chemotherapy, diseases such as STIs, as well as genetic factors and malformations. (
  • Previous research has found that oestrogen-androgen therapy may also help improve bone density in post-menopausal women. (
  • The disease largely affects post-menopausal women with 90 per cent of cases occurring over the age of 45. (
  • Instead, we need to mobilize actors at every level of society - from federal funders to health care providers, scientific researchers, community and business leaders and individuals themselves - to make women's heart health a priority, and to stop this disease before it starts. (
  • Find out about the exciting discoveries being made by NIEHS and NIEHS-supported researchers that are helping to improve health and save lives. (
  • Researchers investigate environmental, lifestyle, and behavioral factors to prevent or reduce the chance of women developing health problems. (
  • US researchers from Johns Hopkins University have shown for the first time that giving women a combination of testosterone and the female sex hormone oestrogen can help them stay healthier. (
  • Yet even as public awareness of female heart disease grows, researchers still are parsing out the particulars. (
  • But when researchers broke out the stats by sex in a large study in 2009, they discovered the drugs significantly lower the risk of heart attack or death only for women who already have heart disease. (
  • Researchers assumed that whatever they learned about heart disease in men would be just as true for women. (
  • The researchers examined the participants' cardiovascular health at baseline and 1 year later using Life's Simple 7 - a measure of cardiovascular health that comprises seven modifiable risk factors, as established by the AHA. (
  • Based on these factors, the researchers calculated a cardiovascular health score for each participant. (
  • The researchers used the data from the electronic diaries to calculate the relationship between cardiovascular health and the timing of the meals. (
  • The researchers based their conclusion on data from the Million Women Study in Britain, and it contradicts a large body of research, not to mention conventional wisdom. (
  • UN Women and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are two of the UN's key agencies that help promote gender equality, empower women and improve maternal health care (Millennium Development Goals #3 and #5). (
  • We work with them on a number of key campaigns and initiatives to raise awareness of the work that the agencies are doing to combat violence against women, provide better maternal health care and promote education and literacy. (
  • Women's health issues also include medical situations in which women face problems not directly related to their biology, such as gender-differentiated access to medical treatment and other socioeconomic factors. (
  • Women have unique health issues. (
  • What Health Issues or Conditions Are Specific to Women Only? (
  • She says women need to work in partnership with their doctors by finding out their family medical history, educating themselves on health issues, and paying attention to their bodies. (
  • She urges women to keep their emotions in perspective and to educate themselves about the issues. (
  • Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California. (
  • Books, websites, and online support on women's health issues. (
  • Yet, in Massachusetts, Sen. Scott Brown's (R-MA) vote in support of the Blunt amendment was a sign of the church's political power and indicative of recent polls showing him with an eight point lead over Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren, a clear supporter of women's health issues. (
  • In addition to opposing abortion with no exceptions even in the case of rape or incest, Santorum has given every reason to believe that his policies on women's health issues are so narrow and regressive as to take the country back to the 19th Century. (
  • Health systems are slowly adapting to address women's health issues beyond reproduction. (
  • At UC San Francisco, we encourage our students to approach health care issues with critical thinking and a spirit of inquiry. (
  • Such issues as using the male experience as the norm, reducing women to merely reproductive entities, and promoting the notion of biological primacy are addressed. (
  • Advocate Condell Medical Center this month begins a series of free programs designed to make sure women are informed about a variety of leading health issues. (
  • The Million Women Study surveyed women, ages 50 to 69, on multiple issues and followed them for 10 years. (
  • Women's Health: The Biggest Threats to Women's Health are often Preventable. (
  • It's unconscionable that we are paying so much for a disease that is largely preventable - paying in productivity squandered, health care dollars spent, and most importantly, lives diminished or lost. (
  • Unfortunately, women are dying from largely preventable or treatable complications. (
  • Sexually transmitted infections have serious consequences for women and infants, with mother-to-child transmission leading to outcomes such as stillbirths and neonatal deaths , and pelvic inflammatory disease leading to infertility . (
  • If a woman is 35 or older, infertility is based on 6 months of trying to become pregnant. (
  • CDC is committed to preventing infertility and its burden on women and families. (
  • PCOS is a common health problem caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones, which can cause irregular periods and contribute to infertility. (
  • This text will provide doctors both in training and in practice with useful advice on managing women and men who are having trouble conceiving and couples with infertility and related disorders. (
  • Although men are more likely to drink alcohol and consume larger amounts, biological differences in body structure and chemistry lead most women to absorb more alcohol and take longer to metabolize it. (
  • These differences make women more susceptible to the long-term negative health effects of alcohol compared with men. (
  • It is pretty clear that there exist both physiological and metabolic differences in both men and women. (
  • Understanding sex differences at the basic cellular level will lead to more specialized medicine for men and women. (
  • HOUSTON (AP) - The Trump administration is trying to deport several women who allege they were mistreated by a Georgia gynecologist at an immigration detention center, according to their lawyers. (
  • All currently hold National Institutes of Health (NIH), Center for Disease Control (CDC) or United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funding. (
  • The Women's Health Center is designed for the special gynecological needs of women of all ages. (
  • At the center of the anti-choice movement is a testosterone-driven opposition, the majority of whom will never find themselves pregnant yet believe they are imbued with the right to impose their religious beliefs on a woman's most intimate life decision and on a woman who does not share their views. (
  • Call the Health Center at (757) 221-2998 to set up your appointment. (
  • ATLANTIC CITY - Planned Parenthood's health center on Atlantic Avenue closed for good Friday, officials announced. (
  • The National Women's Health Information Center Helplines connect you with information and resources to answer your health questions. (
  • Do you work for Women's Health (Boulder Valley Women's Health Center)? (
  • The most interesting thing we've seen in the nineties has been some of the very basic science work that lets us begin to understand just how women are different from men," says Janet Pregler, MD, director of the Iris Cantor UCLA Women's Health Center. (
  • Female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as "all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. (
  • 4. The right to be free of all forms of gender based violence such as domestic violence, sexual assault, incest, female infanticide, honor killings, female genital cutting and self- immolation at a husband's death. (
  • Excessive alcohol use is associated with more than 27,000 deaths among women and girls each year. (
  • Nearly half of adult women report drinking alcohol in the past 30 days. (
  • Alcohol-related cognitive decline and shrinkage of the brain develop more quickly for women than for men. (
  • Women can reduce the amount of alcohol they drink to reduce their risk of harms. (
  • The Alcohol Use and Your Health Fact Sheet addresses a number of additional health conditions associated with excessive alcohol use that affect both men and women. (
  • It was striking to note that youth violence, domestic violence, crime, and lack of job skills surpassed poor housing and chronic health problems, including HIV/AIDS and drug and alcohol addiction, as the most noted neighborhood problems. (
  • Is the Increased Risk of Death Due to Alcohol Intake Greater for Women or Men? (
  • Women who abuse alcohol (more than two drinks a day or binge drinkers) should not breastfeed. (
  • At the beginning, men and women who had never drunk alcohol reported the highest levels of mental well-being, after adjusting for a wide range of variables including sociodemographic characteristics, body mass index, smoking status, self-reported physical health, and physical activity. (
  • If you drink alcohol, ensure to do it in moderation to avoid any health conditions. (
  • Most young women who take birth control pills have few or no problems. (
  • It is important to take steps to protect it from infections and injury, and prevent problems-including some long-term health problems. (
  • Women and men also have many of the same health problems. (
  • Learn how to prevent bacterial vaginosis (BV) which can lead to other health problems. (
  • What proportion of women have fertility problems? (
  • Even if her fibroids are causing problems, there's a lot that a woman can do besides taking drugs, having surgery, or undergoing the new Ex Ablate ultrasound procedure. (
  • Obese women suffered more severe hot flashes, joint pain, and urinary problems. (
  • It is the secondhand smoke that causes babies to have more health problems than what is passed through the milk. (
  • Smoking can result in many health problems. (
  • One of those factors was stress, yet stress is a noncontroversial, established correlate of nearly all health problems. (
  • In the mid-19th century around 9% of women died from childbirth complications. (
  • Women with PCOS are at high risk for weight gain and the development of complications such as diabetes and cancer. (
  • Twenty or more women experience serious complications and many are left with infections and severe disabilities. (
  • Now, new research adds to this mounting evidence and suggests that eating more calories in the evening may negatively affect women's cardiovascular health. (
  • The Women and Health Reform session describes how the Affordable Care Act impacts women and women's health across the lifespan, describes lessons learned from Massachusetts' experience and highlights policy and grant opportunities for states as the ACA is implemented. (
  • It covers research in the field of women's health. (
  • If you are giving a presentation about an environmental health topic or just looking for general information about environmental health research or the institute, this page will help. (
  • NIEHS is committed to conducting the most rigorous research in environmental health sciences, and to communicating the results of this research to the public. (
  • NIEHS offers a broad range of job opportunities, career enhancement programs, and research training grants and programs in environmental health sciences and administration. (
  • Women's health is an essential part of the NIEHS research agenda. (
  • This article describes the scope of research on the health of low-income Canadian women. (
  • AllPoints Research today announced the results of a women's health study regarding behavior and perception about sexual and cardiovascular health by women aged 40 and older. (
  • Research into the human microbiome and how its impact on health varies over the course. (
  • Bird, Chloe E., Women's Heart Health: Research That Matters. (
  • In this endeavour, I'm helped by some of my friends and close research collaborators who are leading lights in women's cardiovascular health. (
  • So what we need is more research, more public health engagement so that we can develop more personalised and specialised primary and secondary prevention models for these women that are at risk of developing acute coronary syndrome. (
  • After decades of being overlooked in heart health research, women are finally getting some attention -- and rewriting the rules on cardiovascular health. (
  • So Better Homes and Gardens took a closer look at the latest research to see where men and women split when it comes to matters of the heart. (
  • A trial funded by Cancer Research UK is now looking for 63 women to test their theory. (
  • New research suggests hormone therapy may improve bone health in women at risk of the disease. (
  • The Women's Health Initiative -- a major research study of women and their health -- was launched in 1991 to fill the gaps left by excluding women from so many medical studies. (
  • Here's a new one: The Family Research Council is accusing the FDA of " politicizing women's health . (
  • Yesterday a coalition of groups including the Family Research Council and Concerned Women for America filed a lawsuit against the FDA for its decision to approve the nonprescription sales of Plan B, Barr Laboratories' emergency contraceptive. (
  • Teresa Woodruff explains the fight for female inclusion in scientific research. (
  • Newswise - CHICAGO - Women's health research got a federal and local boost with the declaration of a national Women's Health Research Day to coincide with the 2nd Annual Symposium on Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research on Jan. 25. (
  • Congressional resolutions in both the House and Senate will be introduced recognizing Jan. 25 as Women's Health Research Day, led by Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Jan Schakowsky of Illinois. (
  • And Mayor Rahm Emanuel declares Jan. 25 Women's Health Research Day in Chicago. (
  • Women who drink excessively are at increased risk for damage to the heart muscle at lower levels of consumption and over fewer years of drinking than men. (
  • For women who are pregnant, the risk of developing blood clots is twice as high as Pill users and 4-10 fold compared to nonusers. (
  • While smoking is the major cause of lung cancer, amongst nonsmoking women the risk of developing cancer is three times greater than amongst nonsmoking men. (
  • Scientists believe women could be at risk because they generally take on more responsibilities in the home, alongside their professional work. (
  • WISEWOMAN is a program designed to help low-income, under- or uninsured 40- to 64-year-old women reduce their risk for heart disease and improve their overall health. (
  • This pamphlet gives an overview of the cancers that most frequently affect women, and also details who is at risk for developing the cancers, as well as the guidelines for early detection. (
  • Learn more about the special risk factors for women. (
  • We looked at the risk factors for each disease and asked the experts what women could do to prevent such ailments. (
  • Why Do Black Women Have A Higher Risk of Death from Heart Disease Than White Women? (
  • A study conducted on women above the age of 50 showed that those who ate onions regularly had a 20 per cent lower risk of suffering a hip fracture than those who didn't eat onions regularly. (
  • It aims to improve the long-term health of these families by describing strategies to reduce the risk of and promote early detection of breast cancer (including genetic testing and mammography). (
  • Women also have a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes while on the drugs than men do. (
  • Stop Anticoagulants in Low-risk Women with Unprovoked VTE? (
  • Heightened risk exclusive to postmenopausal women with normal weight. (
  • We are committed to personalized, compassionate, cutting-edge care for women and their families with a diagnosis of cancer, pre-cancer, or high risk for cancer of the gynecologic tract. (
  • For example, women in rural communities are at greater risk for living in poverty. (
  • The Trabecular Bone Score is normally used to predict fracture risk in postmenopausal women. (
  • Genetic testing was developed that can identify women who are at high risk for hereditary breast cancer. (
  • The drug tamoxifen was found to prevent breast cancer in certain high-risk women, while trials of the drug Herceptin showed it is effective at treating advanced breast cancer. (
  • Studies have found that SES, more than race or ethnicity, predicts the likelihood of an individual's or a group's access to education, certain occupations, health insurance, and living conditions including conditions where exposure to environmental toxins is most common all of which are associated with the risk of developing and surviving cancer. (
  • Gender inequality in society swings the pendulum of the nutritional status towards both excess female obesity and under-nutrition among women and children while greater gender equality resets the balance and favours human capital. (
  • Empower yourself to make health a priority. (
  • Christiane Northrup, M.D., a visionary pioneer in her field, is a board-certified OB/GYN physician who helps empower women to tune in to their inner wisdom and take charge of their health. (
  • In women, drinking is also associated with breast cancer, even at low levels of consumption. (
  • Lung cancer has overtaken all other types of cancer as the leading cause of cancer death in women, followed by breast cancer , colorectal , ovarian , uterine and cervical cancers. (
  • The increasing rate of breast cancer makes good breast care a priority for all women. (
  • Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. (
  • Experts say the fear of breast cancer can sometimes be exaggerated, stopping women from going to their doctors for screening, or pushing women to make rash decisions about mastectomy , when it may it may not be necessary. (
  • This is a change from women's perceptions just a few years ago when they believed that breast cancer killed more women. (
  • Are Young Women Who Drink More Likely to Develop Breast Cancer? (
  • Up to 40% of all premature deaths in women before the age of 75 are due to cardiovascular disease, and women are twice as likely to die from cardiovascular disease than they are from breast cancer. (
  • More than three-quarters of women who get breast cancer are over whtat age? (
  • Women who receive a breast cancer diagnosis while they are still young enough to bear children can take time to freeze their eggs and embryos without fear of delaying their cancer treatment. (
  • Many women gain weight while being treated for breast cancer. (
  • When the statistics focus on cancer incidence and death in a single gender for example, on female breast cancer or male prostate cancer the numbers are per 100,000 persons of that gender. (
  • In addition to voting for elected officials this November, voters in three states will also cast their votes on four ballot measures that could play a significant role in shaping policies and programs that affect women's health and well-being. (
  • Gender inequalities, discrimination and gender stereotypes are important underlying factors influencing behaviour and practices that affect women's health across their life-course. (
  • Billie wrote, "I am 33 years old and without Planned Parenthood I would have never found out in time that I'm a woman with precancerous cells in my uterus and cervix. (
  • In fact, in Billie's home state of Ohio this week, the legislature is debating a bill that if enacted would hurt thousands of women by eliminating federal funding for Pap tests, breast exams, STD prevention and treatment, and prenatal care at Planned Parenthood health centers throughout the state. (
  • For many women, Planned Parenthood is the only doctor's visit they will have all year. (
  • Billie doesn't come to Planned Parenthood to make a political statement, but to get high-quality, affordable health care. (
  • His promise to strike down the Affordable Care Act and its requirement that health plans cover birth control without co-pays, along with his pledge to end the nation's family planning program - which provides preventive care to nearly 5 million women - and his vow to "get rid" of Planned Parenthood would have real and serious consequences for millions of women nationwide. (
  • While the future of a health care overhaul is now uncertain in the hands of the U.S. Senate, one thing is certain: Conservatives want to eliminate taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood. (
  • Thanks, your message has been sent to Bureau of Community Health and Prevention! (
  • An FDA warning against a tool used to break up fibroid tissue during laparoscopic surgeries has led to a shift toward more invasive surgeries for hysterectomies for women with uterine fibroids. (
  • The Harborview Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology will continue to be a leading health care provider for underserved women in Seattle/King County, and for women from the WWAMI region with severe acute obstetric or gynecologic trauma. (
  • OmniMD announced the introduction of its new Women's Health electronic health records (EHR) software for obstetrics and gynecology. (
  • Most women over 40 whose partners take an erectile dysfunction drug have also experienced decreased libido at some point in their lives, but most have not discussed their own sexual health concerns -- vaginal dryness, decreased libido and/or painful intercourse -- with their doctors. (
  • Annually around 400,000 women die of cardiovascular disease worldwide. (
  • In fact, about 400,000 women in the Million Women Study apparently quit before reaching this question. (