Tag Archives: Women

Nurse builds database of women murdered at the hands of men

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Why are so many women dying from drug overdoses?

No community is immune from America’s drug crisis. And new statistics show that it’s severely affected a group you might not expect: middle-aged women. In the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Jan. 11, researchers found that the drug overdose death rate among women between 30- and… Read More »

Menopausal Symptoms More Common in Women with History of Intimate Partner Violence

While we have identified various sociodemographic variables as factors which modulate vulnerability to menopausal symptoms, no studies (to my knowledge) have looked at how a history of intimate partner violence (IPV) or other traumatic exposures may affect susceptibility to menopausal symptoms.   A recent study looked at menopausal symptoms in 2,016 women (40 to 80… Read More »

What This New 500 Women In Medicine Initiative Aims To Do – Forbes

Pictured here (clockwise from upper left) are Kate Gerull, Maren Loe, Iris Kuo, Tamara Sanchez Ortiz, and Jane Hayes, who founded 500 Women in Medicine (Photo: Courtesy of Kate Gerull)Courtesy of Kate Gerull This new initiative is called 500 Women in Medicine. But it could benefit many, many more people of all genders, both inside and outside… Read More »