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Study: Hypersexuality In Women Linked To High Porn Use

According to a new study, women who have sex so frequently that it causes problems may be linked to high rates of masturbation and pornography use.

07/09/2014

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White House: Women’s Health Will Be Jeopardized By Supreme Court’s Contraception Ruling

The White House says women’s health will be jeopardized by a Supreme Court’s decision that allows corporations with religious objections to opt out of a requirement that they cover contraceptives.

06/30/2014

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VA Falls Short on Female Medical Issues

Already pilloried for long wait times for medical appointments, the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs has fallen short of another commitment: to attend to the needs of the rising ranks of female veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, many of them of child-bearing age.

06/23/2014

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Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Forget what you think you know about heart disease. There’s new information that’s shaking things up a bit.

06/04/2014

The Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) will present House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with their highest award on Thursday for her contributions to women’s reproductive rights and health care. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Pelosi To Receive Highest Award From Planned Parenthood For Women’s Health Care Work

In a statement issue through Planned Parenthood’s website, the group’s president lauded Pelosi for her role in passing the Affordable Care Act and her ongoing commitment to ensuring “the promise of the law is realized for millions of women as the greatest advancement for women’s health in a generation.”

03/24/2014

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Obama Faces Choice On Morning-After Pill Limits

President Barack Obama supports requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill. But fighting that battle in court comes with its own set of risks.

04/06/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., on Oct. 19, 2012. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Romney Suffering From Case Of ‘Romnesia’

President Barack Obama is making a direct gender pitch in hotly contested Virginia, telling a college crowd that when it comes to issues important to women’s health and jobs, Mitt Romney is distancing himself from past stances and suffers from a case of “Romnesia.”

10/19/2012