Rio Olympics 2016: Egypt's First Beach Volleyball Contender Wears Hijab During The Match

Aug 09, 2016 AM EDT Egyptian beach volleyball players caught the eyes of the world on their Olympic debut during the 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

STEM Education Statistics 2016: More Foreign Women Enrolls For Program

Jul 29, 2016 AM EDT More foreign women are enrolling for STEM education programs.

Google Designs Emojis To Imitate Professional Women; Women To Dominate Virtually With These Emojis

May 13, 2016 AM EDT Google engineers have made up 13 emojis which they thought have better chances of representing women while they work. The designs have been shown in the Unicode consortium. The unicode consortium is ...

Spelman College Suspends Bill Cosby Endowed Professorship

Dec 15, 2014 PM EST A historically black women's college in Atlanta, Ga., is distancing itself from Bill Cosby amid allegations by more than two dozen women that the comedian and actor sexually assaulted and drugged ...

Poor Women Blame Children and Troubled Love Life for Poverty, Study

Oct 16, 2014 AM EDT Having children at a young age and a dysfunctional love life are some of the reasons given by low-income women for their poverty, according to a study led by the Arizona State University.

Healthy Diet and Exercise during Pregnancy Ensure Good Birth Outcomes, Study

Oct 15, 2014 AM EDT Engaging in healthy diet and physical activity during pregnancy is linked to several enhanced outcomes at birth, according to a University of Adelaide study.

Women and Men Prescribed Different Treatments for High Blood Pressure, Study

Oct 15, 2014 AM EDT Women and men receive different treatments for high blood pressure, according to a new study by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg.

Road Proximity Increases Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death, Study

Oct 14, 2014 AM EDT Living near highly-populated and traffic-congested roads heighten women's risk of suffering a sudden cardiac death, according to a study led by Harvard Medical School.

Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Stroke Risk by Half in Women, Study

Oct 09, 2014 AM EDT Healthy diet and lifestyle reduces stroke risk by 50 percent in women, according to a study by Karolinska Instituet in Stockholm, Sweden.

Black Women More Interested In STEM Fields than Whites, Study

Sep 25, 2014 AM EDT Black women are more likely to be interested in majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields than white women, according to a new study by the American Psychological ...

Past Sexual Assault Increases Risk of Future Attack for College Women, Study

Sep 08, 2014 AM EDT Female college students, who have experienced sexual assault in the past, are at a heightened risk of facing it again, according to a University at Buffalo study.

Potassium-Rich Foods Lower Stroke and Death Risk In Postmenopausal Women, Study

Sep 05, 2014 AM EDT Consuming foods rich in potassium lowers stroke and early death risk in postmenopausal women, according to a study by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Pat McCabe Named as Head Coach of Women’s Lacrosse Program at Adelphi

Sep 05, 2014 AM EDT Pat McCabe has been named as the new head coach of the women's Lacrosse program at the Adelphi University.

Black Carbon Increases Cardiovascular Disease Risk among Women, Study

Aug 28, 2014 AM EDT Wood smoke pollutants increase cardiovascular risk in women, according to a McGill University study.

Primary Care Physicians Can Help Abused Rural Women, Study

Aug 25, 2014 AM EDT Majority of primary care physicians in rural communities do not frequently diagnose women for intimate partner violence (IPV), according to a Penn State Medical and Public Health study.

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