Femly provides all-natural products, education, and is working to increase access to feminine care products. The goal is to not only offer a product that promotes healthy menstrual care but also end-period poverty.

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Social entrepreneur Lavar Jacobs opened Ohio’s first Black-owned breast cancer center to pay homage to his late mother.

Republican Oklahoma State Rep. Justin Humphrey calls pregnant women's bodies "hosts" as the war on reproductive rights grows steadily under the Trump administration.

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This form of cancer poses the highest risk to women and it’s on the rise Though breast cancer has a bright pink ribbon and gets a lot of media attention, it isn’t the leading cause of cancer deaths among American women. The cancer that holds that honor is lung cancer. In fact, lung cancer causes […]

Donald Trump on Wednesday said that women who have abortions should face "some form of punishment," igniting a firestorm of protests from both Democrats and Republicans that prompted him to quickly back away from the comment, NPR reports.

After their long battle to have a child, Virginia couple Dana Griffin-Graves and Arkell Graves welcomed a baby boy on Tuesday.

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On Tuesday, the debate over funding Planned Parenthood saw civilities fly out the window during a Congressional hearing on Capitol Hill. The head of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards, sat before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for five hours, and Republicans seemed to pull no punches in their attempt to discredit the organization and remove its […]

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Many African-American women have experienced the impact of fibroids, which can cause weight gain, painful menstrual cycles, infertility, and other serious health-related issues. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, up to 80 percent of African-American women will develop fibroids in her lifetime. Gessie Thompson, a fibroids awareness advocate, fertility coach, and author of Hope Beyond […]


Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday signed a measure that made his state the first to ban a procedure used for most second-trimester abortions, according to CNN. The Republican politician, flanked by anti-abortion advocates, signed the legislation at a ceremony. CNN reports: The law, signed by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday, bans what it describes […]

According to the CDC, black women are at least 50 percent more likely than white women to die of heart disease or stroke prematurely. And according to the American Heart Association, even though heart disease is the number one killer of woman, many women don’t know the signs that they’re experiencing heart trouble. In fact, […]

Women are generally considered to be the healthiest gender. Again, in general. They tend to eat better, go to the doctor when there’s something wrong, and consistently practice healthier habits. This said, according to an MSNBC report, 43% of all U.S. counties saw increases in female death rates over a recent 14-year period, while male […]

According to a new CDC study, as many as one in 10 pregnant women in the United States develop the pregnancy complication called gestational diabetes. SEE ALSO: The U.S. Diabetes Rate Jumps…Again “Our results indicate that gestational diabetes prevalence is high in the U.S.,” said lead researcher Carla DeSisto, an epidemiology research fellow at the CDC. […]