From our experience in cancer misdiagnoses and employment law cases, our attorneys have come to value the importance of awareness. Whether you're at-risk for breast cancer or skeptical about your employer's wage practices, educating yourself is an important first step.
Our resources page was designed specifically to help women who want an active role in decisions regarding their health and employment. We have provided in-depth articles on a variety of medical, legal and financial topics affecting women, such as breast cancer and rising healthcare costs. In addition, each page has a handful of outside links for those who need further help or information. To begin, click on one of the following links:
Medical and Health
- Breast Cancer: Learn about the risk factors for developing breast cancer, as well as common symptoms. Informing yourself on these topics can help save a life.
- Cervical Cancer: Learn how cervical cancer, one of the leading causes of death in women, can be prevented nearly 100% of the time.
- Heart Disease in Women: Learn the steps women need to take to prevent heart disease, which is the number one killer of women in the United States.
- Mercury and Women's Health: Learn the guidelines women should follow in regard to fish consumption.
- Ovarian Cancer: Find out if you are at-risk for developing ovarian cancer. Learn what symptoms the American Cancer Society associates with early stages of the disease.
- Protecting Your Pregnancy: Discover what steps you should take before trying to conceive to ensure a healthy pregnancy.
- Equal Pay Act: Find out if you are being discriminated against because of your gender. Also learn about recent legislation to prohibit pay discrimination.
- Healthcare Costs for Women: Find out if your state prohibits gender rating, which occurs when an insurance company provides a different set of rates for women and men. Also browse tips on how to limit health insurance costs.
- Domestic Abuse: Read about the types of domestic abuse, as well as warning signs of domestic violence. Also provides a link to the National Domestic Violence Hotline for those who need help to stop the abuse.
- State Domestic Abuse Help: Search for domestic abuse hotlines in your state. Find local help if you or a loved one is a victim of domestic abuse.
- Sexual Assault & Rape: Find help for victims of rape or sexual assault. Also includes symptoms of rape trauma syndrome, a normal reaction to a sexual assault.
As attorneys who defend women on a daily basis, we found it critical to supply the following information to those who visit our site. Share this information with your daughter, mother, sister or friends, as the articles we have provided are need-to-know issues affecting women today.