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Dr. Kanani Titchen and the Medelita H.E.R.O. Award
Dr. Titchen, AMWA Past Resident President, was awarded $25,000 Medelita H.E.R.O. Award.
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President's Corner with Dr. Haffizulla
AMWA's Preventive Medicine Task Force created informational brochures on women's heart health, menopause and health tips for busy women.
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AMWA attends Broward County Medical Association's
'Pink Dress' networking event

AMWA President, Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla and AMWA Treasurer, Dr. Shahnaz Fatteh attended the Broward County Medical Association's "Pink Dress" networking event.
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Contest: Design a Centennial Logo for AMWA and win $300
Design a Centennial Logo for AMWA and win $300. Deadline May 7!
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National Women's Health Week is May 11-17
All AMWA branches are encouraged to celebrate National Women's Health Week by holding an educational event on a women's health topic, sponsor a health fair, distribute health brochures at a local venue, or host a screening on a women's health issue.
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NEWS IN WOMEN'S HEALTH

Free Webinar on Human Trafficking — May 14
Hosted by the National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse
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Not Alone: The First Report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.
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The TYLENOL® Future Care Scholarship for students
McNeil Consumer Healthcare
The TYLENOL® Future Care Scholarship is accepting applications through June 30.
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The National Prevention Toolkit on Domestic Violence
The Florida State University
When screening members of the LGBT community for domestic violence, health providers must be conscious and respectful of a patient’s privacy and confidentiality.
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Researchers ID potential new strategy to treat ovarian cancer
Bioscience Technology
Scientists studying cancerous tumor tissues in a laboratory believe they have identified a potential new strategy to treat ovarian cancer.
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WHO emphasizes global threat of antibiotic resistance
World Health Organization
Antimicrobial resistance, including to antibiotics, no longer is a prediction for the future, but already is happening in every region of the world, according to the WHO first report.
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A late rush to sign up for insurance
The New York Times
The number of people signing up for health insurance through the federal marketplace soared in March, exceeding the number who signed up in the previous five months.
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