healthcare reform

No time to write this week and so much to discuss. So here’s a round up of news from around the web affecting women. Click the links to learn mo...

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News From Around the Web

If I were Santa, I’d be making my list and checking it twice. And here are the gifts I would give: For Our Daughters: The gift of self-esteem an...

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If I Were Santa

Here’s a quick roundup of news affecting women from around the world and the web. Sixteen Democrats joined House Republicans in passing H.R. 3 to ma...

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News from Around the Web

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, discusses why we have too few women leaders, at TED. It’s worth the watch. [hana-code-inse...

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Discuss Amongst Yourselves

Thank you to Margaret Morganroth Gullette for writing a story that usually remains untold – about why a woman chose an abortion and the positiv...

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Choice: The Untold Stories

Yesterday someone asked me, “What is Chocolate Madness?” My response, “What isn’t Chocolate Madness?” Chocolate Madness ...

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Chocolate Madness

Ladies, I need advice. Here’s the dilemma. What would you do if you wanted to affect positive change but you knew the change would not be well r...

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WWND?

We spent all day yesterday glued to our Blackberry and to C-SPAN. The House finally voted in favor of healthcare reform sometime around 11 p.m. Sunday...

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Another Wild Weekend

Wanted: A candidate for the Mass Ninth Congressional District. This individual will represent all of the people of the district and lead with courage ...

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A job opening and an induction

More than two women die every day in the United States from pregnancy related causes. Repeat. More than two women die every day in the United States f...

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The Right to Life

Every year on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, NARALPro-Choice America asks bloggers to blog the answer to a question.  This year’s question is ...

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Blog for Choice

  The Senate voted down the Stupak-like Nelson amendment, which would have severely restricted a woman’s right to an abortion and other related...

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Not Under The Bus

Today, Planned Parenthood is sponsoring a National Day of Action to lobby the Senate for health care reform that ensures women’s access to reproduct...

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National Day of Action

Senator Harry Reid released the Senate Healthcare Bill last night. We are slogging through it and will have more to discuss later. While we read the b...

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What’s Wrong with You?

Yesterday the government issued new guidelines on breast cancer screening. These guidelines are a major change to what we’ve been told for year...

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New Mammography Guidelines

Last night, in the town where I live, we had a warrant review in preparation for a special town meeting. On the table are some critical items to do wi...

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Why We Need Women in Office

It was a wild ride for healthcare reform and for women this weekend. Saturday started with women Democrats in the House trying to speak about gender d...

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Wild Weekend

There are two sides to every issue. Yesterday the National Women’s Law Center sponsored a day of blogging about healthcare reform.You can read the p...

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Don’t Kill Grandma

Writing about women can be challenging sometimes because you hear about so many things that drain your energy. For example, there was a story in yeste...

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Drained, Denied, and Dance