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New biography about Dr. Janet Travell, Former AMWA member
Announcing A New Book
Janet Travell, M.D.
White House Physician and Trigger Point Pioneer
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Congrats Dr. Kanani Titchen, AMWA Resident Division Past President
Dr. Titchen is a top 10 Finalist for Medelita's H.E.R.O. Award ($25,000 Honorarium)
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Contest: Design a Centennial Logo for AMWA and win $300
Design a Centennial Logo for AMWA! The creator of the winning logo will win $300.
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AMWA members encouraged to organize a National Women's Health Week Event in their community — May 11-17
To receive brochures from AMWA on women's health and wellness for your event, please fill out this form before April 28.
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AMWA President promotes Alcohol Awareness Month
AMWA President, Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla, writes about underage drinking.
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AMWA's 99th Anniversary Meeting Photos
Meeting and Gala photos, click here. Courtesy of Mary Ellen Morrow
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Gala photos slideshow, click here. — Full gallery, click here.
(password: womensmuseum) Courtesy of Rodney Baily

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NEWS IN WOMEN'S HEALTH

President Obama: 'When women succeed, America succeeds.'
The White House
During World War II, Kay Morrison earned the same wage as the man working the graveyard shift alongside her. Today, on average, full-time working women earn 77 cents for every dollar earned by men.
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Is the increased risk of death due to alcohol intake greater for women or men?
Journal of Women's Health
A study compared and showed that the differences between the sexes became greater as alcohol intake increased.
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HHS releases physician-level Medicare billing data
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Historic release of data gives consumers unprecedented transparency on the medical services physicians provide and how much they are paid.
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Directory of Residency and Fellowship Programs in Women's Health
Journal of Women's Health
In support of interdisciplinary Women's Health training programs, the Journal of Women's Health is pleased to publish the Directory of Interdisciplinary Women's Health Residencies and Fellowships.
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Overcoming communication challenges of EHRs
By Jessica Taylor
Many clinicians are concerned that using EHRs with a patient will hinder communication.
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Study: Irregular periods may be risk factor for ovarian cancer
HealthDay News via Health Magazine
Women with irregular menstrual cycles may have more than double the risk of ovarian cancer compared to women who have regular monthly periods, new research suggests.
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In surprise move, CMS announces Medicare Advantage pay increase
By Pamela Lewis Dolan
After proposing in February a 1.9 percent cut in reimbursement to insurers, Medicare made a surprise announcement and said there would, instead, be a 0.4 percent increase.
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