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Here’s How Much More Pregnancy Will Cost Under Trumpcare (Romper)

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https://www.romper.com/p/heres-how-much-more-pregnancy-will-cost-under-trumpcare-55958

Posted in Access to Care, Health Insurance, Healthcare Costs, Women

GirlTrek Has A Simple Health Intervention For Black Women-Walking (Fast Company)

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https://www.fastcompany.com/40412523/girl-trek-has-a-simple-health-intervention-for-black-women-walking

Posted in Exercise Guidelines, Healthcare Leadership, Race/Racism, Women

Liz Davis walked off 200 pounds, healed her spirit and inspired a movement (Seattle Times)

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https://www.seattletimes.com/life/liz-davis-walked-off-200-pounds-healed-her-spirit-and-inspired-a-movement/

Posted in Obesity, Quality of Life, Women

The disturbing reason why we don’t believe young, black women are really doctors (WaPo)

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/14/a-black-doctor-wanted-to-save-a-mans-life-first-she-had-to-convince-the-flight-attendant-she-was-an-actual-physician/?utm_term=.295c988a2c0d

Posted in Diversity, Race/Racism, Women

Movement is Life Caucus Addresses Musculoskeletal Disparities (AAOS Now)

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https://www.aaos.org/AAOSNow/2017/Jan/Clinical/clinical03/?ssopc=1

Posted in Disparity, Health Information, Healthcare Leadership, Joint Pain, Mobility, Osteoarthritis, Women

A walking movement is energizing African American women (WaPo)

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/a-walking-movement-is-energizing-african-american-women/2016/11/18/1029f740-9d54-11e6-9980-50913d68eacb_story.html?utm_term=.6b2e38f617a2

Posted in Health Information, Healthcare Leadership, Mobility, Obesity, Quality of Life, Women

Obesity rate among women reaches record high in the US

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https://www.statnews.com/2016/06/07/women-obese-weight-gain-men/

Posted in Obesity, Women

A randomized pilot study of a community-based weight loss intervention for African-American women: Rationale and study design of Doing Me! Sisters Standing Together for a Healthy Mind and Body

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26079196

Posted in Diversity, Exercise Guidelines, Quality of Life, Women

Obesity Rates Rising Among Women: CDC

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https://consumer.healthday.com/vitamins-and-nutrition-information-27/obesity-health-news-505/obesity-rising-among-women-not-men-cdc-711733.html

Posted in Diversity, Obesity, Women

Medical School Experiences Shape Women Students’ Interest in Orthopaedic Surgery

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27084717

Posted in Diversity, Women