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 »

Cervical Cancer Death Rates Alarmingly High Among Black Women in Alabama

Although cervical cancer is a preventable and highly curable disease, a new report released by Human Rights Watch reveals that Black women in Alabama are dying of this cancer at more than twice the national average, reports The Guardian. Cervical cancer was once a major cause of death for American women, but the advent of… Read More »

For Many Women, Tracking Their Fertility Can Be an Emotional Whirlwind

Mayara Costa Figueiredo, University of California, Irvine and Yunan Chen, University of California, Irvine Have you ever used a health app to track your personal data, such as diet, exercise, or menstrual cycle? Did seeing the data make you feel excited and empowered? Or stressed and frustrated? With the popularity of self-tracking technologies like apps… Read More »