Staying Current on STD Screenings: What You Need to Know
At first the headlines sounded promising: “Fewer people get sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in 2020.” However, upon further review, the…
Women’s Bone Health: How Awareness, Policy, and Care Across the Lifespan Can Shape Outcomes
Bones are living tissues that make up the framework of the body. Bone tissue can keep growing into young adulthood,…
SWHR Pain Network Meeting Addresses Need to Close Gaps in Access to Telemedicine
By Amy Luther, Communications and Policy Intern.   Telemedicine has become an essential tool for patients living with migraine and other…
New Fact Sheet Recommends Moving to a ‘Predict and Prevent’ Model for Bone Health Policy
Osteoporosis is often called the “silent disease” because symptoms may remain hidden until a bone breaks or fractures. As a…
Staff Reflections for Women’s Health Month 
For National Women’s Health Month this May, staff members of the Society for Women’s Research (SWHR) share why they chose…
Moving Women’s Health Forward Through Research & Advocacy
For decades, health research was conducted primarily on men. Women were excluded due to lack of understanding around the female…
Annual OSSD Meeting Continues Expansion of Sex Differences Research
The Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD) hosted its Annual Meeting in May 2022, covering the most recent…
Then and Now: A Young Adult’s Years-Long Journey with Psoriatic Arthritis
SWHR spoke with Elizabeth Medeiros, patient advocate and author of “The Girl with Arthritis“ blog, about her journey with psoriatic…
Illuminating Disparities and Addressing Outcomes with the Women’s Health Equity Initiative 
Women in the United States experience health disparities throughout their lifespans as a result of their gender, historic health inequities…