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SERENA LIPSCOMB got her cancer all-clear aged eight… but the physical and mental toll never ends

I got my cancer all-clear aged eight but, 15 years later, the physical and mental toll is never-ending Serena Lipscomb, now 23, was diagnosed with cancer at just five years old  She was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia – a type of blood cancer Serena may be clear for now, but she reveals how much… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MARCH 29, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Most women with depression experience considerable difficulty in making decisions about whether or not to use antidepressant medications during pregnancy. These decisions are very complex, and women must consider their own illness history and personal preferences in the context of available data regarding the reproductive safety of antidepressants.   Simone Vigod and colleagues present preliminary data… Read More »

Viewpoints: White House Policy On Family Planning Compromises Doctors’ First Amendment Rights; Lessons For Americans From Finland On Mental Health

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The Hill: Our First Amendment Rights Are Under Assault With The Global Gag Rule Research shows that without access to basic reproductive health care, women can’t thrive economically. Expanding contraceptive use improves women’s agency, education and labor force participation. Yet across Africa, there is an unmet… Read More »