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FDA approves first authorized generic competitor to EpiPens

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first direct generic competitor to the EpiPen on Thursday, setting the stage for cheaper competition that may lower prices.<p>The new generic, which won’t carry the EpiPen name, will be made by Israeli generic manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals. It was …

Pharma

I Removed My Postmastectomy Breast Implants — and I've Never Looked Back

On Jan. 22, 2016, I walked into my sixth major surgery, this time to remove my silicone breast implants. I would like to believe this significant life decision — or "last cut," as I like to call these moments — will be the last surgery I face. It certainly has been the most impactful.<p>As I reflect …

Cancer

A Gyno Shares Why Summer Periods Can Feel Different

Fact: Being a woman is so empowering. *<i>Sings Beyoncé lyrics, "Who run the world? Girls," while simultaneously dancing on desk chair.</i>* Real talk, …

Women's Health

Serena Williams Isn't Ready to Retire, Discusses Postpartum Symptoms

Serena Williams is one Grand Slam championship away from Margaret Court's record of 24, and she isn't ready to walk away just yet.<p>Williams opened up about a number of topics in a profile by Sean Gregory of <i>Time</i> and said she's not ready to retire after giving birth to her daughter. "I'm not done yet, …

Tennis

Dating app Bumble launches fund to invest in women-led startups

The popular dating and networking app Bumble revealed yesterday that it will be launching an investment fund for female-founded startups.<p>This comes after a recent study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Mass Challenger, a network of startup accelerators, found that when women applied for …

Venture Capital

This Newspaper Ad Includes a Cut-Out Sanitary Pad

<i>By Lee Mannion</i>LONDON, Aug 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — A British maker of sanitary products has placed adverts in newspapers featuring a cut-out …

Activism

Indigenous mothers seven times more susceptible to post-partum depression, study finds

A new study for Public Health Canada found Indigenous women are seven times more prone to post-partum depression after giving birth than other …

Breast Cancer Drug Extends Life in Clinical Trial

For women with advanced breast cancer who carry the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, an experimental drug could improve survival, a new study suggests.<p>…

Christine Hallquist’s Vermont Win and the Emergence of Transgender Politicians

The Democrats of Vermont have chosen Christine Hallquist as their candidate for governor, marking the first time that a major party has nominated a transgender person for a governorship. Hallquist is among seven trans candidates endorsed during this election cycle by the Victory Fund, which …

Transgender

Trans Women Can Safely Take PrEP Medication, Study Shows

Results of a recent study presented at the international AIDS conference provide some good news to the community of transgender women: PrEP does not …

Transwomen

Your 'Dumb' Questions About Gender Are Worth Their Weight in Gold - them.

In the media, gender identity is often spun as a linear narrative: You’re either born in the right body or the “wrong one.” If you’re lucky enough to …

Transgender

Serena Williams On Her Postpartum Symptoms And Motherhood: ‘I’m Really Sad—I’ve Had Meltdowns’ - Essence

Since giving birth to 11-month-old daughter Alexis Olympia, tennis royalty and Nike ambassador Serena Williams, 36, has been vocal about her …

Tennis

Say Hello to The Wealthiest Indian Women

If women's participation in the Indian economy goes up, country's GDP is likely to go up by 60 per cent or 2.9 trillion by 2025<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Time and again, experts have asserted why India cannot grow sustainably and consistently …

India

'We're being treated like liars': Women with birth control implants say doctors are refusing to remove their contraceptive devices - despite fears over safety

Australian women claim they are struggling to find doctors who will remove a controversial contraceptive device, despite fears it causes serious …

Western Australia

See Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Emotional Speech to the Reassembled Veep Crew

| Thu., Aug. 16, 2018 8:44 AM<p><b>Julia Louis-Dreyfus</b> is back in office. The Emmy winner returned to work on <i>Veep</i> last week for the first season seven …

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

What Is A Urinary Tract Infection? UTI Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Jump to:<p>A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is one of those really uncomfortable problems you simply can’t ignore. When you have a UTI, it can be painful to pee. Left untreated, serious complications can occur. We asked doctors to tell us why women are at greater risk of getting these infections and …

How a Group of Muslim Girls Inspired Christine Hallquist to Run for Governor

<i>Update, 8/15, 7:45 a.m.:</i> Christine Hallquist won Vermont's Democratic primary, making her the nation's first openly transgender gubernatorial candidate for a major party. She'll go on to face Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who will be running for his second term. At an election night party, Hallquist …

Muslim Women

Does Exercising Affect Your Hormones? You Might Feel These 8 Changes

When we think of exercising, we tend to think of the benefits for mood and energy, as well as our physical health. But exercise can have an even more …

10 Burning Questions About Cologne, Answered

1. JUST HOW BIG OF A BUSINESS IS COLOGNE?<p>Oh, it’s big. $969.3 million big, in fact. That’s the total sales of men’s fine fragrances from June of 2017 to June of 2018, an increase of 12% year over year according to industry analysts at the NPD Group. And that figure doesn’t account for lower-end …

Men's Fashion

White House can't shield information on trans military ban, judge rules

A federal judge in Baltimore rejected the Trump administration’s request to shield information it employed when deciding to ban transgender people from the U.S. military.<p>The decision on Tuesday by U.S. Magistrate Judge A. David Copperthite came in a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union on …

Donald Trump

The weird—but not worrisome—skin issues that develop after 30

“Is it cancer?” I ask my dermatologist, pointing to the fiery red mole that’s cropped up on my chest seemingly overnight. “No, she says. “It’s just …

Skin Care

New Poll Reveals What Young Women Really Think About The Midterm Elections

From the Poll:<p>The Mood<p>Power At The Polls?<p>On The Candidates<p>On The Issues<p>Jump to:<p>Featured Stories<p>R29 + CBS NEWS POLL<p>FEATURED STORIES<p>REGISTER TO …

Polling

The internet is loving this make-up brand for numbering their darkest foundation shades first

Beauty Bakerie was founded in 2011 by Cashmere Nicole, who built an indie make-up brand into a $5 million dollar business, all whilst being a single mum and battling breast cancer.<p>After starting with a range of liquid lipsticks, Beauty Bakerie has now expanded into complexion with the launch of …

Makeup

What to do about vaginal cysts, sores, and bumps

Sometimes, lumps and bumps develop on the vagina. These lumps and bumps can occur for a variety of reasons and can cause pain and discomfort.<p>They can …

Women's Health

‘It feels impossible to beat’: how I was floored by menopause

For Rose George, menopause has proved far worse than ‘low moods’. It feels like a derangement. And what the hell is it for?<p>I stare stupidly at it. It’s nothing much to look at. It’s only a small pile of clothing: the shorts and tank top that I wear in bed, which I have thrown on to the floor before …

Women's Health

Panel of women discuss politics, feminism, sexual assault - CBS News

Panel of women discuss politics, feminism, se...

Feminism

Feminism is slowly taking over America

Why more people now identify as feminists<p>More men and women are proud feminists.<p>A YouGov survey finds that 30% of Americans now identify as …

Feminism

The best feminist anthems, from Sleater-Kinney to Aretha Franklin

A list of empowering feminist anthems, both past and present, to pay ode to female strength and pick you up when the patriarchy gets you down<p><b>Beyoncé</b> …

Aretha Franklin

‘It has made us unsafe’: Muslim women on fear and abuse after Boris Johnson’s burqa remarks

‘Oh, there goes a letterbox.’ On Saturday, while Sidrah Sajad was out shopping in Manchester, where she lives, she heard a man – middle-aged, white – say this to a companion as she walked past. “I turned around and said: ‘Excuse me,’ and they just walked off,” she says. She was in a rush that day, …

Muslim Women

Two New Skate Films Are Subverting Gender Norms

The girls of 'Skate Kitchen' and boys of 'Minding the Gap' both get to be brave and vulnerable, cocky and complex.<p>“Camille, go to the bathroom and check it,” sneers a red-teed adolescent.<p>“It’s not my period,” says the teenaged skateboarder whose stunt leaves blood streaking down her thigh.<p>The …

Feminism