World Bank to finance $305mln for agriculture, nutrition intervention

World Bank to finance $305mln for agriculture, nutrition intervention ISLAMABAD: The World Bank on Friday agreed to provide more than $300 million in loan and grant to help Pakistan reform agriculture sector and improve nutrition intervention. Arif Ahmed Khan, secretary of Economic Affairs Division, and Patchamuthu Illangovan, country director of the World Bank, signed the… Read More

Mississippi pushes abortion ban at 15 weeks, earliest in United States – NBCNews.com

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi lawmakers pushed ahead Friday with a bill to ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, which would be the earliest ban nationwide and create a possible court challenge. Mississippi already bans most abortions after 20 weeks. It’s tied with North Carolina for the nation’s earliest ban. Members of the Republican-controlled… Read More

Teva Completes Sale of Women's Health Segment for $703M

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA – Free Report) announced that it has completed the divestment of its global women’s health business to privately-held private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners. The deal was closed for $703 million in cash. The divested portfolio includes products across contraception, fertility, menopause and osteoporosis categories. The drugs in the portfolio… Read More

Black Women Work Out—Whether or Not It Looks Like It to You

During President Obama’s first term, something happened that put black women’s bodies in the spotlight: First Lady Michelle Obama announced her Let’s Move campaign, which aimed to reduce obesity by educating kids on the importance of exercising and eating right. While the launch of the program had its share of successes and missteps, it also… Read More

Free UPMC women's health screenings today at Sheraton Bayfront Hotel until 3pm

UPMC Hamot is holding its 12th Annual Wear Red Health Awareness Expo. at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel. Several tables are set up for different screenings, most of them free.  From body mass index to blood pressure and stroke awareness screening.  There are a number of health-related lectures as well.   This is one event aimed… Read More

Guiding Stars updates system for Nutritional Facts label changes

Dive Brief: The Guiding Stars nutritional guidance system — which was developed in 2006 to help grocery shoppers make healthier choices — updated the algorithm that determines the number of stars assigned to thousands of food products, according to a news release. The independent food rating system announced the changes Thursday, and they are effective immediately. The update… Read More

Modern Family's Julie Bowen and Husband Scott Phillips Separate After 13 Years of Marriage

Modern Family’s Julie Bowen and Husband Scott Phillips Separate After 13 Years of Marriage – Health Modern Family’s Julie Bowen and Husband Scott Phillips Separate After 13 Years of Marriage Search Source link

Hospital to offer 15th annual Women's Health Event

Laurinburg, – Television host and motivational speaker Kelly Swanson will headline Scotland Memorial Foundation and Scotland Health Care System’s 15th Annual Women’s Health Event on Saturday. The event will be held at First United Methodist Church at 7 a.m. The theme is: Learn, Laugh and Love. The day will offer educational sessions facilitated by local… Read More

Learn quick, healthy and delicious meals at Richmond Women's Health & Fitness Expo

Richmond Women’s Health & Fitness Expo Here’s the Cooking Stage Schedule for the 2018 Richmond Women’s Health & Fitness Expo: 10:30 a.m. — Snicker Doodle Bliss Balls from Austin Kitchen, RVA Fit Foodie Austin Kitchen, aka “RVA Fit Foodie”, started her health journey in 2015 after experiencing a health scare that gave her a second chance… Read More