SWHR’s Vaccine Roadmap Guides Communities in Vaccination Conversations
By Monica Lefton, SWHR Communications Manager  Women are often key sources of health information and advice for their social networks and make an estimated 80% of all household…
SWHR’s Uterine Fibroids Toolkit Empowers Patients to Live Well with Fibroids
By Monica Lefton, SWHR Communications Manager   Uterine fibroids (non-cancerous growths in and around the uterus) are one of the most common gynecological…
Preterm Birth in the United States: Exploring Disparities, Implications, and Interventions
By: Gabriella Watson, MS, Science Programs Coordinator Setting the Stage: Prevalence of Preterm Birth Disparities in the United States In…
SWHR Submits Comments on HHS Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2022-2026
The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) this month submitted comments in response to the U.S. Department of Health and…
Disparities in Biomedical Research: A Women’s Health Issue
By: Gwen Feeny, JD, Science Policy Fellow Attention is increasingly—and necessarily—being paid to disparities in the biomedical research workforce. The…
Menopause Mindfulness: Calls for Research Funding and Addressing Stigma Related to Menopause
In recognition of World Menopause Awareness Month in October, the Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) on October 26 hosted a virtual congressional briefing, “Menopause Mindfulness:…
Senate Appropriations Committee Releases Nine Remaining Fiscal Year 2022 Spending Bills
Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) on Monday released the draft text of the nine remaining fiscal year (FY)…
Facing Infertility: How a Shift in Approach, Education, and Policy Could Improve Outcomes
Infertility—defined as failure to conceive after 1 year of regular, unprotected sex—is increasingly common in the United States. For the…
SWHR Releases Statement on NIH Director Retirement Announcement
October 5, 2021 — The Society for Women’s Health Research issued the following statement in response to the announcement that…