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Pregnant Women Harassed In The Workplace
February 16, 2011
Bill To Protect Pregnant Women, Newborns Intro'd
November 23, 2010
Prisons "Failing Mothers, Pregnant Women"
October 21, 2010
Community Ties Positively Effect Pregnant Blacks
August 02, 2010
Women's Group Combats Pregnant Drop-out Rate
July 29, 2010
Discrimination Against Pregnant Women Probed
July 22, 2010
Drug Use Up In Pregnant Minority Teens
June 30, 2010
“Treatment is essential in assisting young women to address their substance use problems before giving birth to a child, especially because these substances may seriously compromise a child’s physical, cognitive and emotional development,” said SAMHSA Administrator Pamela S. Hyde, J.D. “These findings ...
Pregnant And Parenting Young Latinas Face Discrimination
May 04, 2010
Counseling Black Pregnant Women Against Smoking Found To Improve Outcomes
March 09, 2010
A cognitive-behavioral intervention used in pregnant African-American women reduces their environmental tobacco smoke exposure (ETSE) ...
Pregnant And Shackled: Hard Labor For Arizona's Immigrants
January 27, 2010
Miriam Mendiola-Martinez, an undocumented immigrant charged with using someone else’s identity to work, gave birth to a boy on Dec. 21 at Maricopa Medical Center. After her C-section, she was shackled for two days to her hospital bed. She was not allowed ...
Study Says Pregnant Women Are More Severely Impacted by Swine Flu
July 29, 2009
Women's Conference Tackles Reproductive Health Of Blacks
August 25, 2011
Next month, Black Women for Wellness will host its 12th Annual Conference entitled POWER SHIFT: Gathering our Forces, Kicking up Sand, Lifting our Fists, Protecting our Wombs. The conference will begin on Wednesday, September 28, in Culver City, California. The focus of the conference is to provide an open forum ...
Giving Birth Increases Cancer Risks For Blacks
August 26, 2011
Results from the Black Women's Health Study show two or more full-term births are linked to a higher incidence of certain breast cancers in Black women, but only in those who did not breast-feed The study is being reported online in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. "African-American women are more likely to have had a greater number of full-term births and less likely to have breastfed their babies," said lead author Julie R. Palmer, ScD, professor of epidemiology at the Slone Epidemiology ...
U.S. To Begin Case-By-Case Review On Deportation
August 19, 2011
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responded Thursday to the April 13 letter by 22 Democratic Senators that asked the President to use his executive authority to grant relief from deportation and deferred action to DREAM Act eligible youth. In the letter, DHS announced that it will provide field guidance to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) ...
Giving Birth Linked To Cancer In Blacks
August 16, 2011
Black women are at higher risk for hormone receptor-negative breast cancer, one of the most difficult subtypes to treat, but this risk could be ameliorated somewhat by breast-feeding their children. “African-American women are more likely to have had a greater number of full-term births and less likely to have breast-fed their babies,” said Julie Palmer, Sc.D., professor of epidemiology at the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University. “This study shows a clear link between that and hormone ...
Maternal Mortality Rates Increasing For Black Women
June 06, 2011
Nationally, blacks have a four-times greater risk of pregnancy-related death than whites - a rate of 36.1 per 100,000 live births. ...
HUD Acts Against Pregnancy Discrimination In Home Mortgage
June 02, 2011
“Mortgage professionals may verify income and other resources and have eligibility standards but they may not single out women on maternity leave." ...
Stigmas Prevent Asian's From Seeking HIV Info
May 18, 2011
The disease continues to rise unchecked among Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs), especially among API women, observed Dr. Hyeouk Chris Hahm. ...
Campaign To Regulate Pregnancy Crisis Centers Meets Opposition
May 17, 2011
Rev. Dean Nelson, Care Net's Vice President of Underserved Outreach, said that NARAL's efforts will be met with opposition from community leaders. ...
Study Links Anti-Flame Chemicals To Mental Harm In Latino Farm Children
May 11, 2011
We wanted to focus on environmental exposure in children’s development, and the best approach to do that is to look at early exposures, starting with pregnancy. ...
Abused Latinas Experience More Postpartum Depression
May 05, 2011
Latinas who endure violence at the hands of a partner during or within a year of pregnancy are five times more likely to suffer postpartum depression. ...
Planned Parenthood: Bill Undermines Women's Health
May 03, 2011
"H.R. 3 is a far-reaching, unprecedented bill that will undermine women’s health and raise taxes on small businesses and millions of women and men across the country." ...
Children's Health On The Chopping Block
April 25, 2011
“There’s nothing serious about a plan that claims to reduce the deficit by spending a trillion dollars on tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires." ...
Black Women's Maternal Risks Go Unquestioned
April 22, 2011
Statistics showing that African American women die at much higher rates in childbirth and pregnancy don't surprise Dr. David R. Williams. ...
Job Bias Hardest On Women
April 01, 2011
Pregnant women of color are denied access to accommodations regularly granted to their pregnant co‐workers of a different race. ...
Minority Women Might Have Higher Risk For Pregnancy Depression
March 23, 2011
“Clinicians may be under the false impression that women of color have lower rates of antenatal depression." ...
BIG PHARMA CHARGED WITH BIAS
March 21, 2011
Black Women And Their Babies Being Targeted?
March 10, 2011
More Korean Kids Ending Up In Foster Care
March 10, 2011
According to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in Los Angeles, the number of Korean children in foster homes has risen steadily in recent years ...
Child Advocates Warn Of Budget Cut Dangers
March 09, 2011
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