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From Confusion to Clarity: New Mammogram Guidelines Explained!

Last week, the federal government released re-adjusted guidelines on breast cancer screenings, including mammograms and self-examination causing frustration, confusion and anger throughout the women’s health community. Our Bodies, Our Blog explains. 

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Beyond Breast Cancer: “Awareness” Must Extend to Other Women’s Cancers


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How Congress is Putting Your Breast Health at Risk

Pink ribbons, walkathons, commercials. Breast cancer month is coming to an end and, as a breast cancer survivor, I know all too well that the importance of early detection cannot be stressed enough.

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Roundup: Health Care Reform a “No-Brainer”, Re-thinking Mammograms?

More on women and health care reform, important news on the efficacy of breast-cancer screenings and more…

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STOKING FIRE: Anti-Choicers Target Komen Foundation

Despite the lack of any evidence linking breast cancer with abortion, anti-choice groups such as American Life League and National Right to Life continue to misinform the public. Now they are attacking the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

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VIDEO: Scaring Breast Cancer Patients with Health Care Reform

Last night Rachel Maddow called out a new TV ad that claims that "government control of health care could have meant that 300,000 American women with breast cancer might have died."

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An Activism Success Story: And It Was Easy

An Activism Success Story: And It Was Easy

When deceptive anti-abortion posters began to appear at local conveninece stores, I had to take action.

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Abstinence Causes Breast Cancer! Or, How to Distort Facts to Suit Your Own Agenda

In a reader diary post, Miranda Spencer says Jill Stanek contorts an investigative piece on the role of environmental factors in heightening breast cancer risk into an apologia for abortion.

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Overlooking Evidence: Media Ignore Environmental Connections to Breast Cancer

Research is finding that the causes of breast cancer may include timing and pattern of exposure to certain chemicals. You won’t find that in the headlines.

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Roundup: Ross Douthat on 08 Republican Electoral Losses; Obama and the Federal Courts

Debate over abortion shifts to debate over rights of health care workers; anti-choice movement not to blame for 2008 Republican electoral losses?; Obama can reshape federal courts; Indian ashram rejects woman living with HIV.

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