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More Than Half of States Fail to Protect Women's Reproductive Rights

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
NARAL Pro-Choice America found that despite more pro-choice attitudes, most states were failing to protect women's rights.

On 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, What's at Stake?

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 22
Today marks an important milestone in history: the 42nd anniversary of Roe v Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal across the nation.

Top Five Women and Family Stories of 2014

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 1
Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage. And then come kids! Today's LGBT couples are likely to have families. Here's the best of them!

On Intl. Migrants Day, IFUW Notes Most Refugees Are Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
In anticipation of International Migrants Day on December 18, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) highlights the need for good education and job for women and migrants.

LBBC Studies Needs of Women with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
A first-ever study by Living Beyond Breast Cancer finds that women diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer have both more anxiety, and a higher need for more specific information.

A Sex-Positive Advocate Shares Why She's Taking PrEP

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 15
Sex-positive Julie Lynn shares her thoughts on why she's keeping herself HIV-negative by taking PrEP.

FDA Says Not Enough Women and Minorities Studied in Clinical Trials

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
The FDA and the Society for Women's Health Research says that not enough women and minorities participate in clinical trials to ensure the safety of drugs and medical devices.

Cis B. Golder Quality of Life Grant Eases Burden of Cancer Survivors

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 5
The Cis B. Golder Quality of Life Grant assists women who are dealing with financial hardships that are directly related to their breast cancer diagnosis.

Columbia University Donates $1M for Mental Health for DV Victims

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 25
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) announced a $1 million donation from the Chapman Perelman Foundation in support of a new program that will provide mental health services to victims of domestic violence.

All She Wants For Christmas: Women's Holiday Gift Guide

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 24
The holidays are nearly here, and you haven't even begun shopping for that special lady in your life. Don't panic! EDGE brings you a hot list of gifts guaranteed to warm the heart (and other assorted body parts) of your lady love.

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