• Letters to the Editor
    Dear Editor, I write as a physician, and lifetime member of NWHN.  I have relied on the Network, since its founding, to offer me a perspective that organized medicine does not. But I also rely on the Network for factually correct information. I do not think the article on migraines (“Solving the Mystery of the Migraine,” July ...
  • Holding the Line: Challenges to Reproductive Rights in 2016
    Make no mistake — 2016 will be a monumental year for women and reproductive rights. From grassroots mobilization efforts to remove the harmful Hyde Amendment, to the increasingly contentious presidential election in November, a new era of reproductive rights and justice is in the making. Unfortunately, this new era includes battles on issues we have ...
  • The Network Celebrates 40th Anniversary at the Barbara Seaman Awards Benefit: A History of Accomplishments, A Force for Change
    On November 16th, more than 100 Network members and supporters gathered at the Whittemore House in Washington, DC, for the 8th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health. The event celebrated the 40th Anniversary of our founding and recognized the work of two remarkable women. Zipatly Mendoza, Chair of the Network’s Board of Directors, ...
  • Women’s week of action…all year long
    Later this month, the National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) will be participating in a women’s week of action to let uninsured women know that they can get help paying for insurance. During Open Enrollment season, people who don’t have insurance can shop for affordable plans via the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces. Over 10 million people ...
  • Snapshots – January/February 2016
    Soybeans may be more than just a tasty snack: they might help prevent bone fractures as well. Osteoporosis causes bones to weaken and results in 9 million fractures worldwide every year. Because estrogen helps protect bone health, women who have undergone the menopausal transition, and have lower estrogen levels, are at higher risk for bone ...
  • Young Feminist: Sex-Positive Feminism & Safety
    I identify as a sex-positive feminist. This means that, for me, sexual freedom is closely tied to my belief in gender equality and personal freedom, and that sex has the ability to empower me individually and in sexual and romantic relationships. It brings me physical pleasure, inspires pride in my body, and gives me both ...
  • Letters to the Editor
    Dear Editor, I write as a physician, and lifetime member of NWHN.  I have relied on the Network, since its founding, to offer me a perspective that organized medicine does not. But I also rely on the Network for factually correct information. I do not think the article on migraines (“Solving the Mystery of the Migraine,” July ...
  • Holding the Line: Challenges to Reproductive Rights in 2016
    Make no mistake — 2016 will be a monumental year for women and reproductive rights. From grassroots mobilization efforts to remove the harmful Hyde Amendment, to the increasingly contentious presidential election in November, a new era of reproductive rights and justice is in the making. Unfortunately, this new era includes battles on issues we have ...
  • The Network Celebrates 40th Anniversary at the Barbara Seaman Awards Benefit: A History of Accomplishments, A Force for Change
    On November 16th, more than 100 Network members and supporters gathered at the Whittemore House in Washington, DC, for the 8th Annual Barbara Seaman Awards for Activism in Women’s Health. The event celebrated the 40th Anniversary of our founding and recognized the work of two remarkable women. Zipatly Mendoza, Chair of the Network’s Board of Directors, ...
  • Women’s week of action…all year long
    Later this month, the National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) will be participating in a women’s week of action to let uninsured women know that they can get help paying for insurance. During Open Enrollment season, people who don’t have insurance can shop for affordable plans via the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces. Over 10 million people ...
  • Snapshots – January/February 2016
    Soybeans may be more than just a tasty snack: they might help prevent bone fractures as well. Osteoporosis causes bones to weaken and results in 9 million fractures worldwide every year. Because estrogen helps protect bone health, women who have undergone the menopausal transition, and have lower estrogen levels, are at higher risk for bone ...
  • Young Feminist: Sex-Positive Feminism & Safety
    I identify as a sex-positive feminist. This means that, for me, sexual freedom is closely tied to my belief in gender equality and personal freedom, and that sex has the ability to empower me individually and in sexual and romantic relationships. It brings me physical pleasure, inspires pride in my body, and gives me both ...