Tag Archives: Women

As more women in Silicon Valley freeze their eggs, some are building start-ups to make it easier

Many employers in the tech industry and beyond are looking to retain talent by offering some level of coverage for egg-greezing. These now include Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Yahoo and Uber, to name just a few. David Schlanger, the CEO of a company called Progyny which works with many of these large employers to help women… Read More »

Women Pharmacist Day Happening This Week – Pharmacy Times

The inaugural Women Pharmacist Day will be commemorated on Oct. 12, 2018, in conjunction with National Pharmacist Month, to recognize the important contributions women pharmacists make, every day, to delivering quality care to patients, and conference organizers at the National Community Pharmacy Association’s (NCPA) Annual Convention reminded pharmacists to celebrate.  While women made up only 8%… Read More »

Military women may face barriers to contraception

(Reuters Health) – Female soldiers on active duty may struggle to get contraception, a small U.S. study suggests. Although unintended pregnancies are more common in the military than among U.S. women in general, military treatment facilities and Tricare, the military health insurance program for active duty service members, only offer abortions in cases of rape,… Read More »