women's health http://iowapublicradio.org en Decades of Advocacy for Women: Leaders at RVAP and Planned Parenthood Retire http://iowapublicradio.org/post/decades-advocacy-women-leaders-rvap-and-planned-parenthood-retire <p></p><p>Great strides have been made in understanding and combating domestic and sexual violence, but much more needs to be done. In the first half of <em>River to River</em>, Ben Kieffer talks with Karla Miller, who just retired after 22 years as director of the Rape Victim Advocacy Program in Iowa City.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:08:24 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 43211 at http://iowapublicradio.org Decades of Advocacy for Women: Leaders at RVAP and Planned Parenthood Retire Is There Still a Place for Women's Magazines? http://iowapublicradio.org/post/there-still-place-womens-magazines <p>After a 130 year run, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/25/business/media/ladies-home-journal-to-become-a-quarterly.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Ladies Home Journal is drastically reducing its publication schedule </a>and ending its subscription service, another in a long line of women’s magazines to try and reinvent itself or discontinue publication in the digital age. Tue, 13 May 2014 16:59:44 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Lindsey Moon 40561 at http://iowapublicradio.org Is There Still a Place for Women's Magazines? Menopause http://iowapublicradio.org/post/menopause <p>Hot flashes, night sweat, insomnia, irritability, anxiety…not all women experience these symptoms when they go through menopause though many do. This hour Charity Nebbe tackles menopause with evolutionary biologist Anne Bronikowski who explains how menopause is unique to the human species. Also Judith Houck, author of <em>Hot and Bothered: Women, Medicine and Menopause in Modern America </em>and gynecologist Dr. Susan Johnson join the program.</p><p></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:19:32 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 29300 at http://iowapublicradio.org Menopause