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Poise’s New Product – Impressa – Is A Category-Buster For Women Who Leak!

September 30, 2015 | by Missy

  One of the most exciting things about 2015 for me is the amount of money coming into women’s pelvic health – FINALLY!!!!  We saw Pelvalon get FDA approval for their Eclipse product for bowel control this year.  PeriCoach, out of Australia, came to market in the U.S. with a pelvic floor muscle trainer that […]

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Sex: What Subtracts More than it Adds?

September 25, 2015 | by Lise

  Our new friend and inspiration, Dr. Barb DePree has made quite an impression on Women’s Health Foundation. Her website so beautifully captures the state of menopausal sex and sexuality that we urged her to share a blog she wrote in 2014 on an overlooked casualty, the state of the relationship. So, what subtracts […]

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Meet Aunt LUTS (Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms)!

September 21, 2015 | by Liz Bowman

  I know what you’re thinking…..huh?? I’d put money down that you don’t know how well you know her already. Aunt LUTS is your Lower Urinary Tracy Symptoms. She’s your urinary urgency, frequency, nocturia, hesitancy, dribbling, feeling of incomplete emptying, retention, slow flow; urinary incontinence, UTIs, and IC/painful bladder syndrome. She’s your “whoops, I didn’t […]

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Pelvic News Round-Up – 9.11.15

September 11, 2015 | by Liz Bowman

  Need an iOS period tracker? – There’s an App for that! Coming with Apple’s iOS 9 upgrade on September 16th, Apple is releasing a new women’s health tracker!  And may I add its COMPREHENSIVE!  Made by “Clue,” the app integrates period tracking, fertility tracking, sexual activity, body temperature, weight, even cervical mucus quality for […]

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Below Your Belt: Period Powwow

September 10, 2015 | by Jeni I

Do you even know WHY you have a period? Well, this week we will introduce you to Ovum, Princess of Ovulation. Ovum’s name is Latin for “egg.” Her lovely ride from your ovaries to your uterus each month is the reason you have a period in the first place. The journey is known as Ovulation, […]

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Back to School Back to Sex Ed

September 4, 2015 | by Karla

  I asked a small group of my friends, who all grew up on the South side of Chicago, if they could have learned something in Health Ed class that was missed when they were taught, what would it be? I did not expect certain responses, but they all led to a rather interesting point, […]

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Pelvic News Round-Up – August 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 | by Liz Bowman

There’s an App for that – Access Matters has developed a sex-education app that targets teens and young adults. The app includes a comprehensive guide for sexuality and STIs, a list of nearby resources, and an open line of communication with trained health experts.  The app is called “It Matters” and premiers Fall of 2015. […]

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HealthyWomen and Women’s Health Foundation (WHF) Announce Strategic Partnership

August 28, 2015 | by Liz Bowman

HealthyWomen and Women’s Health Foundation (WHF) Announce Strategic Partnership Collaboration Aims to Produce Best-In-Class Educational Programming Across all Aspects of Women’s Pelvic and Sexual Health   RED BANK, NJ – August 25, 2015 – Red Bank, NJ – HealthyWomen, the nation’s leading health information resource for women, and Women’s Health Foundation, the nation’s leading nonprofit […]

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