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AMWA's 99th Anniversary Meeting
Special Guest - Bernice Sandler, Ed.D., the "Godmother of Title IX"
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REGISTER NOW — 99th Anniversary Meeting March 13-16
LAST CHANCE FOR EARLY BIRD PRICING — ENDS JAN. 31
Ritz Carlton, Washington, D.C. — Register Now!
Call for Posters — deadline Jan. 31, 2014
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Feb. 1 — Medical Women's International Association (MWIA) Webinar
REGISTER — Women's Health is Society's Wealth: MDGs and beyond
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The Importance of Alcohol Screening
The effectiveness of screenings and brief interventions by health professionals in identifying and treating alcohol abuse.
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Bouncing Back & Bouncing Forward: Restoring Your Resilience
Tune into AMWA’s teleseminar on Feb. 6. — Dr. Linda Clever, founder of RENEW
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LAST CHANCE TO APPLY — AMWA looking for Regional Governors
The deadline for the application is Feb. 2 — APPLY NOW
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Rush AMWA presents the Vagina Monologues
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NEWS IN WOMEN'S HEALTH

Healthcare disparities in states that have yet to expand Medicaid
National Women's Law Center
The NWLC released report that highlights troubling disparities between low-income women with and without health insurance and the urgent need to expand coverage in the 25 states that have yet to accept increased federal Medicaid funding.
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DSC Disparities Leadership Program application due Feb. 14
American Medical Association
The DSC is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 DLP.
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Cardiometabolic Health Congress Online Educational Activities
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The gender wage gap between unionized workers is tiny
National Women's Law Center via ThinkProgress
The gender gap between what unionized male workers make and what unionized female workers make is just 9.4 cents, meaning that women working full time make more than 90 percent of what men do.
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Study links intimate partner violence, risk of HIV
The Journal of Women & Health via Science Daily
Researchers have found a definitive link between violence among intimate partners and an increased risk of HIV infection.
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Are enough women included in medical device studies?
Phys.Org
The FDA mandates adequate enrollment of women in post-approval studies (PAS) of medical devices to ensure that any sex differences in device safety and effectiveness are not overlooked.
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Super Bowl XLVIII and human trafficking
Forbes
A massive campaign will be taking place in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area aimed at raising awareness about the domestic human trafficking crisis.
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