But this doesn't mean you should go out and get tested just yet.
Women face many challenges in our lives that are uniquely related to our reproductive systems, something callous lawmakers exploit for political purposes that have nothing to do with real concern for women.
Here is where the intersection of her role as Cinderella's stepmother and cancer prevention is fortuitous. Many household
"After I left the hospital, I knew by how much pain I was in that something was done to me," she told HuffPost. "I have nightmares
What is there to win? No woman wants to "win" by having to have an abortion. Do the primarily white male legislators fear losing control? Losing political contributions? Do men fear losing out to women who really do need freedom for health care of their own bodies?
This week's announcement that the Justice Department is going to drop its appeal against providing the morning-after birth control pill to anyone who needs it comes as such a welcome change that we feel the award is deserved.
The bill received support from other parts of the state's anti-abortion community during the hearing, including testimony
Our position is very simple and widely supported outside the extremist circles that dominate our state government: Personal medical decisions should be left to a woman and her doctor. But the laws being pushed by Ken Cuccinelli and his backers reject that fundamental premise.
Things just seem lighter, and happier. Like everyone rolled out of bed with a little extra oomph this morning. It's the women. The ones behind the counter, the ones waiting for their lattes, they're smiling, laughing, filling the room with a tangible positive aura that infects everyone.
"I haven’t had one," Duffy said. The crowd in the room laughed. State budget cuts have forced Planned Parenthood to close
The Senate Health and Provider Services Committee approved the legislation last week, sending it to the full chamber for
Among the questions asked include if candidates support: a 24-hour "cooling off period" before abortions, requiring the consent
I write this missive in the year 2014 from my small, poorly ventilated office in the Shandong Province of China where my job and millions of others have been outsourced by President Mitt Romney and his Republican allies in Congress.