On The Agenda
New Research and Reports About Women's Health
Good Housekeeping Award for Women in Government
New for 2002, the Wyeth/Ayerst-Good Housekeeping Award for Women's Health will carry an award of $25,000 for a woman in government whose work centers on women's health. This award will specifically highlight a woman in government whose program or achievement advances the status of women's health.
NIH Scientific Stem Cell Report
Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Sexual Health and Responsible Sexual Behavior
Improving the Health of Midlife Women: Policy Options for the 21st Century
Exploring the Biological Contributions to Human Health: Does Sex Matter?
Women and Smoking
The Older Population in the United States: Population Characteristics
Healthy Women, Healthy Lives. A Guide to Preventing Disease, from the Landmark Nurses' Health Study, edited by Susan E. Hankinson, ScD, Graham A. Colditz, MD, JoAnn E. Manson, MD, and Frank E. Speizer, MD, is available in bookstores, by calling 800-223-2348, or by going to the publisher's web site at www.simonsays.com.
North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology - The 30th annual meeting will be held Wednesday, February 20 Saturday, February 23, 2002 at the Sheraton Cancun Resort & Towers, in Cancun, Mexico. The 2002 annual meeting Scientific Program Co-Chairs, Bonnie Saks, MD, and Kimberly Yonkers, MD are working very diligently to plan a wonderful and exciting program for all to enjoy. The conference will include oral and poster presentations, workshops and luncheon roundtables focusing on a variety of womens health issues. Symposia will include "Burden of Psychiatric Illness on Women", "Sexual Chemistry and Function", "Pelvic Pain" and several Young Investigators presentations. Dr. Mary Lake Polan; Chair of Ob/Gyn at Stanford University will present the Weinberg Memorial Lecture. Other speakers include Drs. Sandra Leiblum, Barbara Sherwin, Irv Binik, Sophie Bergeron, Samir Khalife and Bruce Lydiard. For more information CLICK HERE