SWHR Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Make Critical Investments in Endometriosis Research and Awareness

SWHR thanks Representatives Lauren Underwood and her colleagues for introducing the Endometriosis CARE Act, which will provide critically needed funding to advance our understanding of endometriosis, develop diagnostic and treatment options, and bring awareness to this disease and reduce its stigma. SWHR is proud to support this legislation.

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SWHR thanks Representatives Lauren Underwood and her colleagues for introducing the Endometriosis CARE Act, which will provide critically needed funding to advance our understanding of endometriosis, develop diagnostic and treatment options, and bring awareness to this disease and reduce its stigma. SWHR is proud to support this legislation.

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Publications
Stigma and Endometriosis: A Brief Overview and Recommendations to Improve Psychosocial Well-Being and Diagnostic Delay
SWHR published an article in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health on endometriosis and stigma.