Women'S Health


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Fourteen years ago, she rented a small office space with her own money, and JLH Women’s Mentoring Services was born. Ever since, she’s been handing out diapers and connecting women to support services elsewhere in Milwaukee. Read more

Expresso 1 Comments

Scott Walker may continue the war on women by signing legislation that would restrict abortions and limit funding for family planning services for low-income women in Wisconsin. Read more

Issue of the Week 7 Comments

Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is stepping down at the end of his term, providing Wisconsin voters a rare opportunity to vote for two new candidates for this Read more

News Features 4 Comments

We’re back with the latest installment of You Be the Judge, where our team of independent fact-checkers looks at a claim, puts it in context, goes beyond the carefully worded claim to break Read more

Issue of the Week 47 Comments

It was a tough campaign, but this morning, the three Democratic candidates for attorney general put that behind them and came together to let the state know that all of them are firmly backing nominee Susan Happ in her upcoming battle with the GOP.. Read more

Happening Now

Question: How does Obamacare help women’s health?Answer: Obamacare has important benefits for women and finally addresses persistent inequities in our health system. Before the Affordable Read more

News Features

Right-wing conservatives may have made a mistake by fighting so hard to keep sex education out of our schools for so many years. Read more

Taking Liberties

Last week, I co-presented at Thrive: The Integrative Conference for Women’s Health with a doctor from Froedtert’s Women’s Incontinence and Sexual Health (WISH) Clinic. Our goal: to talk to health care providers Read more


Many Supreme Court watchers and political pundits predicted that the conservative majority on the bench would strike down portions—or all—of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), so those who care about women's health were relieved that. Read more

News Features 4 Comments

What is most striking about the showdown over contraceptive freedom is not the political victory... Read more

News Features 2 Comments

Bring on the fajitas! The Brady Street area has another new restaurant in the Fajitas Grill (1673 N. Farwell Ave.), located in the former and short-lived La Dolce Vita. The Moroccan theme is gone but the techno furnishings remain, creating ... Read more

Dining Preview 2 Comments

One might assume that a Milwaukee rapper who calls himself a Martian with the soul of a hippie would be an East Side alternative MC with aspirations of being on a label like Def Jux or Rhymesayers. That Pretty Ricky Phontaine fits better wi... Read more

Album Reviews 4 Comments