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After Planned Parenthood was dropped from the Texas Women's Health Program, the state sought physicians to fill the gap. But physician groups generally don't receive additional government funding to help low-income women access services not expressly covered by the program.

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As Texas continues to rebuild its network of family planning providers, women’s health advocates believe Texas still has a long way to go in rebuilding the state’s family planning infrastructure.

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Village Health Works has rebuilt a war-torn Burundian village, teaching community members who used to kill each other to instead care for one another. Seattle's global health community is on board.

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Doctors are debating whether to lower the blood-sugar threshold for determining whether a woman has with gestational diabetes. If that happens the number of pregnant women treated for gestational diabetes could more than double.

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Health editor jobs at Women's Health Magazine, Time Warner Cable and more!

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Why some health reporters and bloggers deserve hazard pay for examining Todd Akin's absurd claims.

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Why did Catholic bishops pressure the Komen Foundation to withdraw financial support from Planned Parenthood? One investigative reporter has the answers.

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A controversial abortion bill becomes law in Virginia, the high costs of Alzheimer's, the link between hair relaxers and uterine fibroids and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Go beyond event listings and corporate tie-ins to do substantial reporting on women's heart health this month. Here are some ideas to get you started.

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Public health researchers take aim at sugar, Elizabeth Banks makes a heart attack movie, new advances in treating prostate cancer and more from our Daily Briefing.

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