Women's Health Month

Spotlight on Women’s Health

Spotlight on Women’s Health

Each year in May we shine a spotlight on the unique health needs of girls and women. New policies and programs make quality healthcare accessible for millions and we want to make sure you take advantage of all that’s available. You deserve to be well cared for in mind and body! The resources on this […]

May 2, 2016

Women's Health

Talking to Girls and Young Women about S-E-X

Talking to Girls and Young Women about S-E-X

“[Girls] have told by society that sex is great but that’s not their experience. They don’t know how to talk about that disconnect, there’s a certain amount of shame that shuts down their voice….for me, sexual empowerment for girls is helping them to find a voice in their sexual relationships.” In a compelling TED Talk […]

May 8, 2017
Experts Suggest Little to Worry about in Study Linking HSV2 and Autism

Experts Suggest Little to Worry about in Study Linking HSV2 and Autism

CNN and other outlets have run articles on a recently published paper linking high levels of antibody to herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2, the main cause of genital herpes) in pregnant women with an increased risk their baby will later be found to have autism. The authors of the paper believe the potential link […]

March 2, 2017

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The Politics of Pee

The Politics of Pee

Rolling Back Federal Protections for Transgender Students In late February the Trump administration revoked federal guidelines that require schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice rather than the one corresponding to the gender listed on their birth certificate. ASHA president and CEO Lynn B. Barclay points out that while laws […]

March 2, 2017

LGBTQ

Thoughts on Caitlyn Jenner and Gender Expectations

Thoughts on Caitlyn Jenner and Gender Expectations

I want to say upfront that I have accepted I am limited in my understanding on certain topics and that I have to depend on others to provide me with the voice of their community. The LGBT community is one such community. While I can say I have a deep compassion for them, I can […]

July 8, 2015

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