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SWHR Releases Groundbreaking Survey on What Women Want in Breast Cancer Screening 

A New Survey from the Society for Women’s Health Research Reveals Cost and Lack of Insurance Are Biggest Barriers to Mammograms; A Majority of Women Are Unaware the ACA Requires Mammography Screenings at No Cost Sharing.
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Press Releases

Women Want Breast Cancer Screening with Better Detection and Fewer Follow-Up Tests

Posted on 29 October 2014

A New Survey from the Society for Women’s Health Research Reveals Cost and Lack of Insurance Are Biggest Barriers to Mammograms; A Majority of Women Are Unaware the ACA Requires Mammography Screenings at No Cost Sharing Washington, DC – October 29, 2014 – Four in... read more

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Preclinical Medical Studies Get “Blueprint for Change” from Leading Women’s Health Organization

Posted on 30 September 2014

Washington, D.C. – The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®), the nation’s leading voice on the study of biological differences between women and men, has released a white paper about the new National Institutes of Health (NIH) policies requiring investigators to address sex and gender issues in the design and conduct of NIH-funded preclinical studies. For nearly 25 years, SWHR has been advocating for research on sex differences in preclinical and clinical research.

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New FDA Action Plan Will Help Close the Health Care Disparities Gap for Women and Minorities

Posted on 20 August 2014

Washington, D.C. – A new action plan released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to increase the participation of women, minorities, and the elderly in research trials was welcomed today by four leading health organizations as taking an important step toward closing the health care disparities gap. The groups called on the agency to implement the plan swiftly.