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Prosecutors Push Back on Enforcing New State Abortion Laws
Canada's Recommendations on Changes to HIV Criminalization - Do They Go Far Enough?
Is Pot Safe When Pregnant? Study Seeks Answer, Draws Critics

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Canada's Recommendations on Changes to HIV Criminalization - Do They Go Far Enough?

Prosecutors Push Back on Enforcing New State Abortion Laws

If the Standing Committee's recommendations are adopted, they could diminish the harms experienced by women living with HIV under Canada's current approach to criminaliza...

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At-Home Rape Kits Now Off the Market

At-Home Rape Kits Now Off the Market

By Victoria Knight | Sep 19
Two companies who were advertising at-home sexual assault evidence collection kits appear to have halted selling and marketing the products after widespread objections and two state attorneys general threatened the companies with legal action.

Key West Womenfest 2019 Kick Off And Pool Party @ Alexander's Guesthouse

Key West Womenfest 2019 Kick Off And Pool Party @ Alexander's Guesthouse

Sep 10
It was the girls turn to have some fun in the sun as Key West Business Guild presented the Womenfest Kickoff and Pool party held at Alexander's Guesthouse.

Canada's Recommendations on Changes to HIV Criminalization - Do They Go Far Enough?

Canada's Recommendations on Changes to HIV Criminalization - Do They Go Far Enough?

Sep 9
If the Standing Committee's recommendations are adopted, they could diminish the harms experienced by women living with HIV under Canada's current approach to criminalization.

How Male Porn 'Superfans' Really View Women

How Male Porn 'Superfans' Really View Women

Aug 27
These findings challenge what porn scholars call the "negative effects paradigm," which sees porn as an inherently bad thing that cultivates harmful attitudes.

Venezuela Crisis Pushes Women into 'Forced Motherhood'

Venezuela Crisis Pushes Women into 'Forced Motherhood'

By Christine Armario | Aug 21
Despite promises by the socialist government to provide every woman access to family planning, recent surveys and interviews with health professionals indicate access to contraceptives remains incomprehensive.

Guidelines Say More Women May Need Breast Cancer Gene Test

Guidelines Say More Women May Need Breast Cancer Gene Test

By Lauren Neergaard | Aug 21
More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday.

Aidy Bryant Tries Her Hand at Fashion with Plus-Size Line

Aidy Bryant Tries Her Hand at Fashion with Plus-Size Line

Aug 19
Aidy Bryant has rolled out the start of a new plus-size fashion line named for her great aunt, but the "Saturday Night Live" star is starting small with just one dress in three blue styles, a solid, a stripe and a gingham.

Is Pot Safe When Pregnant? Study Seeks Answer, Draws Critics

Is Pot Safe When Pregnant? Study Seeks Answer, Draws Critics

By Lindsey Tanner | Aug 8
There's no proof that cannabis can relieve morning sickness, and mainstream medicine advises against use in pregnancy because of studies suggesting it might cause premature birth, low birthweight and infant brain deficits.

Breast Implant Recalled After Link to More Rare Cancer Cases

Breast Implant Recalled After Link to More Rare Cancer Cases

Jul 25
Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for certain textured models after regulators alerted the company to a heightened cancer risk with the devices.

Newly Blue Maine Expands Access to Abortion

Newly Blue Maine Expands Access to Abortion

By Patty Wight, Maine Public Radio | Jul 3
Maine joined those ranks in June with two new laws ? one requires all insurance and Medicaid to cover the procedure and the other allows physician assistants and nurses with advanced training to perform it.

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