Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) President & CEO Phyllis Greenberger will provide expert analysis of the Sunshine Act and its impact on patients during a panel discussion at AdvaMed 2013: The MedTech Conference in Washington, D.C., on...
9/18/2013 4:00 PM EDT
SWHR founder Florence Haseltine has committed the past 20 years to hosting dinner for D.C.'s most powerful women.
8/22/2013 10:30 AM EDT
A person’s overall health and well-being can be significantly impacted by health literacy. “Poor health literacy is a stronger predictor of a person’s health than age, income, employment status, education level and race.”
12/13/2012 10:55 AM EST
Roughly two in five women in the United States do not use any form of birth control and many underestimate their risk for pregnancy, according to a recent survey about contraceptive practices in the United States.
9/12/2012 12:30 PM EDT
Stressing the importance of urological health and increased funding into women’s health research, Lindsey Kerr, MD, Chair of the Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) Board of Directors and founder and director of the Urologic Wellness...
8/28/2012 10:35 AM EDT
A recent study challenged an enduring belief that women were less successful than men in quitting smoking. The study, published in the journal Tobacco Control, found convincing evidence that across all of the age groups, “there [is] relatively...
8/2/2012 10:00 AM EDT
President Obama signed into law the bipartisan Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) on July 9. This Act reauthorizes FDA’s user fee program, which is critical to the Agency’s funding, and also includes a...
7/10/2012 2:30 PM EDT
Gestational diabetes occurs when a woman exhibits high blood sugar for the first time during pregnancy. Scientists have determined a correlation between maternal weight and risk of gestational diabetes. In an effort to reach more women at risk of...
7/2/2012 10:00 AM EDT
“Do Women Need Such Big Flu Shots?” explains how swine flu vaccine may be different for women.
10/29/2009 3:15 PM EDT