Tag: Women’s Health

How Women’s Health is Being Threatened and What We Can Do About It

On Tuesday, Ohio lawmakers passed a bill that would ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat is identified, which is usually six weeks after conception. The bill was sent to Governor John Kasich for approval.   Most women do not realize they are pregnant around six weeks, and the bill does not extend to exceptions for… Read More

The United States just might avoid a government shutdown

A government employee urges Congress to get it together

Fifty-two members of the U.S. Senate blocked legislation on Thursday that could have cut funding to Planned Parenthood.   A mix of Democrats, independents, and Republicans came together to vote against the women’s health provider. President Barack Obama planned on vetoing legislation to continue funding the government if the vote had put an end to… Read More

Republican party attempts to defund Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood HQ

The first congressional hearing was held last Wednesday in a series of meetings to examine the abortion practices at Planned Parenthood, but the non-profit organization wasn’t invited.      This hearing is a response to the videos released this summer that allegedly show Planned Parenthood profiting off of fetal tissue donations. Since the footage was… Read More

Public Dialogue On Breastfeeding: Doing More Harm Than Good?

Recent articles regarding breastfeeding have spurned controversy regarding what is appropriate breastfeeding behavior in public. Tasha Adams, 28, was arrested at a Gusanos Pizza in Arkansas because she had a beer before and during the breastfeeding of her baby. Last month, during her graduation ceremony, Karlesha Thurman, 25, took a breastfeeding selfie and posted it on Facebook. Both… Read More

Chasing Hollywood’s Ultimate Working Girl, Maria Menounos

Quite possibly one of the busiest girls in Hollywood, Maria Menounos, proves that one woman can do it all, without needing to put on a facade of effortlessness. An ultimate working girl, the “EXTRA” TV Host demonstrates that becoming our individual best selves as women instead outweighs the possible benefits of reaching a perfection standard.  … Read More