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Family Pleads for Release from Prison of Dying HIV-Positive Woman

An HIV-positive woman in Florida serving a five-year prison sentence for spitting on a police officer is dying from cancer and has one month to live. Her family is pleading for her release so she can die at home.

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Pro-Life Action League Asks Why Won’t Pregnant Women with Breast Cancer “Sacrifice?”

New studies show that women who undergo cancer treatments during pregnancy may be more likely to see good outcomes for themselves and the fetus.  But anti-choice activists want to know why women won’t “sacrifice themselves” anyway.

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HPV and Men: What You Might Not Know About Prevention

More than half of sexually active men in the United States will have some form HPV at some point during their lifetime. Yet many don’t know the HPV vaccine was recently approved for men.

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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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Preserving Ovaries, Preserving Health

In light of new research, will women be informed that preserving their ovaries may preserve their health?

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Colombia Marks Breast Cancer Month With New Detection Programs

During International Breast Cancer Month, the Colombian government piloted new programs to increase early detection.

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HPV Vaccine Access Should Be Unrestricted

A new study has found that administering the HPV vaccine based on a woman’s risk factors could prevent access for the vast majority of eligible women. The study supports a federal recommendation that all females ages 11 to 26 should get the vaccine.

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