Helping Women Period is one of Lansing’s newest nonprofits, bringing feminine hygiene products to homeless and impoverished women. Take a look at how they got started and the impact they’ve made over the last 18 months.
Workplace diversity and inclusion efforts are on the rise as more companies and organizations commit to representing the LGBT community.
See who today’s stay-at-home parents are and where they live.
See where the women in United States politics stand.
Postpartum depression is an illness that can happen after childbirth. Recently, there has been a big push to break the silence and open up a dialogue to let suffering moms know they’re not alone. Postpartum screenings are highly encouraged to scan for signs after a mother gives birth.
Postpartum depression is a serious illness that can occur after a mother gives birth. Mothers may notice symptoms after their baby is born, such as depression, mood swings and a loss of appetite. Women who suffer from postpartum should know that they are not alone and can get help from their doctor, support groups and other resources.
An up-close look at women in combat on the front line.
Women students at Michigan State University are nearly two times as likely to experience anxiety than men, according to the 2016 State of Spartan Health survey. The survey, administered by Dennis Martell, health education services coordinator at Olin Health Center, is conducted every two years as a part of the National College Health Assessment. It covers sexual and mental health; alcohol, tobacco and drug use; weight, nutrition and exercise; and personal safety and violence. Of the thousand students surveyed at Michigan State University, almost 26 percent of women reported having anxiety, compared to 16 percent of men. Nationally, 22 percent of women and 19 percent of men reported having anxiety in 2015.
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A survey was taken from 51 random college students about their opinions on women in combat