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AMWA launches new interactive website to promote awareness and education about human sex trafficking
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PRESIDENT'S CORNER

AMWA President, Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla awarded the 2014 "volunteerism and community service award" from the Florida chapter of the American College of Physicians.
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AMWA's Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Neelum Aggarwal
to kick off the Rush Global Health Seminar Series in Chicago

Sept. 15 from 4 - 5 p.m.
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#4MyHeart — a 28 day challenge plan for your patients
In partnership with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s The Heart Truth® program
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TEDMED 2014: Unlocking Imagination
Sept. 10-12, Washington, D.C. & San Francisco
Special discount and same day-approval for AMWA members — Register now!

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Register Now! AMWA Interim Meeting, Sept. 27-28, 2014
The AMWA Interim Meeting will take place Sept. 27-28, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Diversity and Inclusion Section's Cultural Cookbook to Commemorate Centennial Meeting: Submissions by Thursday Oct. 30
We need your help in reaching our goal of 100 recipes! We will accept recipes and other cultural-related, nutritional information. Click here for more information.
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AMWA Centennial Meeting — April 23-26, 2015
Celebrate 100 years in Chicago, Illinois, with AMWA!
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Announcing AMWA's New Fellowship Program
Recognizing distinguished members of AMWA who have accomplished outstanding achievements in science, medicine or academia. Apply Now
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    AMWA's Linda Brodsky Memorial Journal
Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla publishes 2nd book
Artifact from AMWA Founder Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen
AMWA board member leads medical mission trip to rural Nicaragua
A message from your president about AMWA's Fellowship Program


NEWS FROM THE SEX AND GENDER WOMEN'S HEALTH COLLABORATIVE (SGWHC)

Sex differences in cardiology, traumatic brain injury and statins. Read more.
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WEBINARS

Shift with Tory This Fall — Sept. 9
Author Tory Johnson shares insights on shifting careers
Mentoring Millennials — Sept. 16
Author Lindsay Pollak discusses the new generation of leadership

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PHYSICIAN & WOMEN'S HEALTH NEWS

Healing Healthcare Disparities Through Education
Harvard Medical School — Oct. 17-18

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VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL)
VITAL
Investigating whether taking daily dietary supplements of vitamin D3 or omega-3 fatty acids reduces the risk for developing cancer, heart disease and stroke.
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Empowering women and girls: The impact of gender equality on public health
Policy Innovations
"In many societies, women and young girls do not enjoy the same access to health as men, let alone the same rights or opportunities."
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US officials announce Ebola vaccine trial launch
USA Today
U.S. health officials announced that the first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine will start next week, and that trials of other vaccines will follow close on its heels.
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CDC: Infant immunization rates 'are stable or increasing'
Medical News Today
According to data from the CDC's National Immunization Survey, the vast majority of parents are ensuring vaccination for their infant children.
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WHO urges stiff regulation on e-cigarettes
NBC News
The World Health Organization recommended that nations regulate electronic cigarettes and ban them from use indoors until the exhaled vapor is proven not to harm bystanders.
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A practical and effective primary care intervention for treating adolescent depression
JAMA
WHO ranks unipolar depression as the leading cause of “illness and disability” for 10- to 19-year-old youth worldwide, above common physical health problems.
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