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Women's Health Needs Help

Members of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health Scientific Council Alyson McGregor, M.D., and Sharmila Dissanaike, M.D. discuss the topic of medical gaslighting for women.

Power of the Purse Luncheon Returns

College and professional sports star Tim Tebow delivered a keynote address at the Power of the Purse luncheon and fundraiser on Thursday, April 14 at the Amarillo Civic Center.

Pregnancy and COVID Can Be Deadly Together

CDC has issued an urgent warning for pregnant women to become fully vaccinated, as data reveals being pregnant with COVID increases the chance of admission to the ICU and increases the death rate by 70 percent.

Handgun Ownership and Suicide

Suicide is an uncomfortable topic, and the stigma surrounding the topic itself can lead to decreased ability to prevent these tragic events.

Possible Societal Gains From Increased Investment in Women’s Health Research

Women’s Health Access Matters (WHAM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to exploring and responding to the underrepresentation of women in health research, in particular the inequities that exist when it comes to funding dedicated to improving the lives of women.

Recognizing Intimate Partner Violence

Despite being a common problem, stigma surrounding intimate partner violence (IPV) leads to an unwillingness to speak of it publicly, resulting in under-recognition of a widespread, serious problem.

Dr. Jennifer Ashton to Speak for Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health Event

Jennifer Ashton, M.D., OB/GYN, offers advice and tips to help people better understand topics ranging from infertility and pregnancy concerns to cancer vaccines and new Alzheimer’s disease medications on Sept. 30 (Thursday).

Bush Sisters to Speak at Amarillo Luncheon

Former first daughters and fraternal twins Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush Coyne will be the featured speakers when the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health hosts the Sisters First Luncheon from Noon – 1:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza located at 401 S. Buchanan St.

Date Set for 2018 Day of the Woman

In its continuing effort to encourage and empower women to take control of their unique health care needs, the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health is set to host its Day of the Woman symposium in Amarillo from 5:30-8 p.m., Feb. 8, at the Polk Street United Methodist Church.

GiRL Power 2017 Announced

The Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health those who have 10- to 13-year-old daughters to GiRL Power 2017.

Second Day of the Woman set for Amarillo

In its continuing effort to encourage and empower women to take control of their unique health care needs, the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health is set to host its Day of the Woman symposium in Amarillo from 6-8 p.m., Feb. 9 at the Polk Street United Methodist Church.

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