women's health http://wamc.org en Health Summit Focuses On Gender Equality In Clinical Research http://wamc.org/post/health-summit-focuses-gender-equality-clinical-research <p>Twenty years ago Congress passed legislation requiring women and minorities be included in medical trials supported by the <a href="http://www.nih.gov/" target="_blank">National Institutes of Health</a>. A<a href="http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/womenshealth/ConnorsCenter/Policy/summitbios.aspx" target="_blank"> group of health care specialists and lawmakers </a>met for a summit in Boston today advocating for further sex-specific medical research.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:26:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 85041 at http://wamc.org Health Summit Focuses On Gender Equality In Clinical Research Lizz Winstead's “Planned Parenthood, I Am Here For You!” Tour in Saratoga Springs http://wamc.org/post/lizz-winsteads-planned-parenthood-i-am-here-you-tour-saratoga-springs <p>Co-creator of <em>The Daily Show</em>, Lizz Winstead will be the featured speaker at <a href="http://www.plannedparenthood.org/ppmh/annual-celebration-features-daily-show-creator-40150.htm">Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson’s Annual Celebration</a> tonight.</p><p>Her stop in Saratoga Springs is part of her nationwide, stand-up tour “Planned Parenthood, I Am Here For You!” She began this tour to fight back against an increasing number of attacks against Planned Parenthood, which she, like many other women, has relied upon for health care during her life.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 13:50:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 50118 at http://wamc.org Lizz Winstead's “Planned Parenthood, I Am Here For You!” Tour in Saratoga Springs Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Robert Dropkin : 7/23/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-medical-monday-dr-robert-dropkin-72312 <p>On this edition of Medical Monday, to discuss obstetrics, gynecology, and women&rsquo;s health is Dr. Robert Dropkin.</p><p>Dr. Dropkin is an OB-GYN in private practice on Executive Park Drive in Albany and a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Albany Medical Center.</p><p>A graduate of Albany Medical College, Dr. Dropkin completed his OB-GYN residency at Albany Medical Center and is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. WAMC&rsquo;s Bob Barrett hosts, filling in for WAMC&#39;s Alan Chartock.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 19:00:00 +0000 43765 at http://wamc.org