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The Benefists Of The Sex Positive Movement

  Fri. 2/13 8a: Certain sexual practices such as prostitution and pornography are exploitative toward women and have historically benefited men rather than women. Or have they? This month we’ll talk to sex educator and writer Hunter Riley as well as feminist sex shop owner Matie Fricker about the sex positive movement and what it means for women’s health and lives.

The Impact That Being A Woman Has On Health

Fri. 12/12 8a: How does being a woman determine your health and well being? Does health and other policy adequately address systemic problems and root causes of ill health? Well Woman Radio looks at health from a woman-centered perspective, examining the biological, psychological, environmental and social factors effecting the health and well-being of women and families.This month you’ll hear from a variety of this year’s most popular shows. Tune in December 12th at 8am. Contact info@wellwomanproject.org for questions and  feedback.

The Impact Of Writing On Health

Thur. 11/14 8a: Can we heal ourselves and our community simply by writing? What does it take to start a mindful writing practice? Do women benefit from writing more that men? This month you’ll hear from author Nicole Grimlich, poet Eva Crespin, and Sage Magazine editor Carolyn Flynn as we discuss writing to heal. Contact info@wellwomanproject.org for questions and  feedback.

Aid in dying or assisted suicide?

12/13/13 8am -This month we’ll talk about one of the only sure things in life: death.  

Women in Business: Stay healthy and achieve a healthy economy

11/8 8:00am -This month Well Woman Radio will focus on women in business, and changes needed in the way businesses run in order to stay healthy and achieve a healthy economy. 

Health care reform: Will it help make American women and families healthier

10/11 8:00am -Health care reform, also known as the Affordable Care Act or "Obamacare", is moving forward with new health coverage enrollment starting in October, and both women and men could have a lot to gain. Women's health advocates say the law impacts women enormously because it's often women who make health care decisions for their families. 


Improving Birth For Moms And Babies

9/13 8a:  Recently, women across the country came together in over one hundred and seventy locations for a coordinated "Rally to Improve Birth" . The idea was to increase awareness and support for evidence based maternity care. Hear from Tina Cassidy, author of Birth: the Surprising History of How We Are Born and Abigail Lannin Eaves, executive director of Dar A Luz Birth and Health Center in Albuquerque, NM, as well as mom Liz Foster, doula Sara Bautista and nurse Lauren Oberholser, as we explore birth and health outcomes for moms and babies.

Family friendly policies at work are critical to the health of women and families

August 9, 2013

  Twenty years ago this week, for the first time in our nation’s history, tens of millions of people gained the right to take job-protected leave to address inevitable health and caregiving needs. The implementation of the Family and Medical Leave Act, marked the beginning of a new norm in this country, and the culture of our nation and its workplaces have been forever changed as a result.

Breastfeeding success is related to community support

July 12, 2013 - 8:00am

Today on the show we’ll explore the role of the community in supporting moms to breastfeed their babies.  

My guests include horse racing jockey Kyla Stra, Diana West of La Leche League International, as well as poet Hollie McNish

World Breastfeeding Week will be celebrated worldwide August 1-7, 2013 or October 1-7, 2013. The 2013 World Breastfeeding Week theme, Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers, highlights the importance of providing support to breastfeeding families.

Celebrating fathers; Exploring the impact of women’s health on boys and men.

June 14, 2013 – 8am

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