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Global Health Communication

The Devastating Fight to End Child Marriage

By On July 6, 2017

By 2020, some 142 million girls will be married by their 18th birthday (39,000 girls married each day) if child marriage doesn’t come to an end. … Read More

Health Communication

Lifestyle Condoms in Partnership with Bedsider Launches #ThxBirthControl Campaign

By On November 24, 2015

What does birth control make possible? If you are one of the 99 percent of women in the United States who have, then you know the many benefits of birth control. It… Read More

HealthComU Dad Pregnancy

Dos and Don’ts of Pregnancy: What Women Want the Dads to Know

By On February 12, 2015

So just what do pregnant women want their partners to know as they embark on this transition time for their family? … Read More

Stroke in Women

Varying Risk Factors Leave Women More at Risk to Suffer a Stroke

By On December 18, 2014

Stroke is currently the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States, behind only heart disease, cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases… Read More


In Poor Taste–Vegas Billboard Advertisements Cross the Line on the Topic of Alcohol, Pregnancy

By On November 24, 2014

Shortly after I moved to Las Vegas I was listening to the radio on my morning commute. The conversation revolved around the idea that after a long period of time in Vegas,… Read More

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month

Advocacy for Lesser Known Disease Often Comes from Personal Experience

By On September 25, 2014

Some health observances garner a lot of attention. We often see them promoted by celebrities in television commercials, print ads and radio spots. Other health observances, meanwhile are lesser known to the… Read More

Pregnancy Health

Know Your Terms: New Gestational Age Designations

By On September 8, 2014

Stop the presses! The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine has changed the way we should refer to “birth.” When communicating with patients or in… Read More

Pregnant Woman
Pregnancy Health

Debunking the “Fit for Two” Media Myth

By On May 23, 2014

Having never been a mother myself, I have always been fascinated by the different stages of childbearing on a woman’s body. Admittedly, though, the mere thought of me being pregnant one day… Read More