womens’ health

March 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Reproductive Rights a Major Concern Expressed During Women’s Roundtable in Silver Spring

Questions surrounding women issues on health and reproduction is what prompted Del. Jheanelle Wilkins (MD-20) to host a women’s roundtable in Silver Spring Wednesday evening; the same day as International Women’s Day. The theme for Wednesday’s roundtable titled, “BeBoldforChange,” encouraged residents to voice their concerns regarding women’s rights and issues. “This dialogue was to share […]

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December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski’s “Summing Up Speech” (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congressional history, delivered her “summing up speech” today. It was a trip down memory lane for Mikulski, who recalled her roots in Baltimore and the neighborhood cause that changed the direction of her life. “I have served in elected public office for 45 years; more than half […]

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May 19, 2014 | Staff Writer

Women’s Cancer Control Program Open House (Video)

Montgomery County’s Women’s Cancer Control Program will host an open house on Wednesday, May 28 to provide information on services to low-income, uninsured women in the County. The open house will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2424 Reedie Drive in Wheaton. For more information, call 240.777.1750.

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May 16, 2012 | Staff Writer

Healthy Women: Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (Video)

Dr. Shabnam Dadger talks with Kathy Fowler about menopause and the use of Hormone Replacement Therapy. Dr. Shabnam answers the question, “When to use Hormone Replacement Therapy and when this therapy should not be used?” Take a look.

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May 14, 2012 | Staff Writer

Ovarian Cancer (Video)

Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynecological cancer and is the leading cause of death from cancer among women in the U.S. Currently, there is no screening test for early detection of ovarian cancer. Standard care is surgery to remove the cancer followed up by chemotherapy. Kathy Fowler discusses testing for ovarian cancer, treatments […]

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