• Young Feminist — Dating Apps: Finger Swipes as a Silent Act of Feminism
    By Caila Brander At face value, dating apps can look a bit silly. Swipe, swipe, click, swipe — in a few minutes, you can make hundreds of snap judgments about other single people based on a few photos and brief bio. Dating apps put matchmaking into the palms of our hands, delivering potential partners as conveniently ...
  • Who Cares? How Doulas Engage in Radical Acts of Kindness
    By Mary Mahoney, LCSW and Lauren Mitchell, M.S. At a workshop last fall on “creating a more inclusive organization,” the facilitator passed around a sheet of paper with 30 key values listed on it. “Please circle the five values that you think are most important to the health and well-being of your organization,” he told the ...
  • What is the Gun Gag Rule, and Why Should it Matter to You?
    By Barbara Gold, MD, FAAP Pediatricians ask lots of questions relevant to children’s health and well-being. Do you have a smoker in the house; is there a swimming pool; do you insist on the use of an infant/toddler car seat or a seat belt? Do you wear a seat belt? Does your child wear a bike ...
  • Trump’s FDA and PenceWorld: The Battles Ahead
    “The president has left his stamp on government in ways that could outlast him, but the NHWN will be there to shine a spotlight.” As I write this, it’s impossible to know what is going to become of Donald Trump, currently mired in controversy. Each day brings new scandal and, with it, the possibility that he ...
  • Stay Awake!
    By Cynthia Pearson “Now I’m awake to the world. I was asleep before. That’s how we let it happen.” Offred, in the Handmaid’s Tale, published 1985, Hulu television series 2017 The election of Donald Trump and Mike Pence happened. We didn’t stop it; 42 percent of people didn’t vote and the majority of White women cast their ...
  • Snapshots – July/August 2017
    Hysterectomy, the most common treatment for fibroids, is over-performed and often unnecessary. The NWHN recommends women explore less invasive and expensive treatments, including uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), a process that shrinks fibroids by cutting off their blood supply. A study that analyzed information from a national database on U.S. hospital stays between 2007–2013 found fibroid-related ...
  • Young Feminist — Dating Apps: Finger Swipes as a Silent Act of Feminism
    By Caila Brander At face value, dating apps can look a bit silly. Swipe, swipe, click, swipe — in a few minutes, you can make hundreds of snap judgments about other single people based on a few photos and brief bio. Dating apps put matchmaking into the palms of our hands, delivering potential partners as conveniently ...
  • Who Cares? How Doulas Engage in Radical Acts of Kindness
    By Mary Mahoney, LCSW and Lauren Mitchell, M.S. At a workshop last fall on “creating a more inclusive organization,” the facilitator passed around a sheet of paper with 30 key values listed on it. “Please circle the five values that you think are most important to the health and well-being of your organization,” he told the ...
  • What is the Gun Gag Rule, and Why Should it Matter to You?
    By Barbara Gold, MD, FAAP Pediatricians ask lots of questions relevant to children’s health and well-being. Do you have a smoker in the house; is there a swimming pool; do you insist on the use of an infant/toddler car seat or a seat belt? Do you wear a seat belt? Does your child wear a bike ...
  • Trump’s FDA and PenceWorld: The Battles Ahead
    “The president has left his stamp on government in ways that could outlast him, but the NHWN will be there to shine a spotlight.” As I write this, it’s impossible to know what is going to become of Donald Trump, currently mired in controversy. Each day brings new scandal and, with it, the possibility that he ...
  • Stay Awake!
    By Cynthia Pearson “Now I’m awake to the world. I was asleep before. That’s how we let it happen.” Offred, in the Handmaid’s Tale, published 1985, Hulu television series 2017 The election of Donald Trump and Mike Pence happened. We didn’t stop it; 42 percent of people didn’t vote and the majority of White women cast their ...
  • Snapshots – July/August 2017
    Hysterectomy, the most common treatment for fibroids, is over-performed and often unnecessary. The NWHN recommends women explore less invasive and expensive treatments, including uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), a process that shrinks fibroids by cutting off their blood supply. A study that analyzed information from a national database on U.S. hospital stays between 2007–2013 found fibroid-related ...