Women Say They Were Pressured Into Long-Term Birth Control | TIME

In the last two decades, doctors have encouraged women to choose long-acting reversible contraceptives, or LARCs, because they are the most effective method of preventing unplanned pregnancies. Doctors and many patients like that LARCs–either IUDs, which are inserted in a woman’s uterus, or implants, which are inserted in a woman’s arm–allow women to “set it…

Centering Women and Girls’ Health in HIV Research | NIAID: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Women account for approximately 23 percent of people with HIV in the United States. In recent years, women aged 25 to 34 comprised the highest number of new diagnoses. Furthermore, Black women, transgender women, and women aged 13 through 24 are more likely to experience health disparities associated with lack of access to HIV testing,…

Innovator to Entrepreneur Program (ITEP) Webinar December 6, 2023

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), in association with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is launching a new program to provide training and resources for the new Innovator to Entrepreneur Program (ITEP). This program is being administered by Foresight Science and Technology. An ITEP informational webinar will be held…

Two Women Died on an Alaska Mayor’s Property. No One Has Ever Been Charged. — ProPublica

Before they died, Jennifer Kirk and Sue Sue Norton were both victims of domestic violence, but the men involved — the ex-mayor’s sons — faced few consequences despite a long history of similar allegations. Source: Two Women Died on an Alaska Mayor’s Property. No One Has Ever Been Charged. — ProPublica

Support the Ensuring Women’s Right to Reproductive Freedom Act – TheHumanist.com

The Ensuring Women’s Right to Reproductive Freedom Act would prohibit infringing on a person’s right to travel to another state to obtain an abortion, and protect any person, entity, or healthcare provider that assists them in doing so. This bill makes clear that pregnant people should not have to jump through hoops or have their…