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Dr. Sharon B. Ufberg

Dr. Sharon B. Ufberg

Dr. Sharon Ufberg hosts Wednesday Wellness Wakeup on KVON/KVYN radio and Alive and Kicking on NPR’s 51% radio. She is the health and wellness editor for Napa Valley Life Magazine and currently blogs and posts articles for Huffington Post, WomenEnews, Womens Media Center, and IntegrativePractitioner.com . She is an advocate to empower women and men to take responsibility for their own health care and wellness. A delegate to the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women, she is an international leader and activist in the areas of women’s health and safety, economic self sufficiency, domestic violence and human trafficking.

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Expanding Health Care Access—A Case Study

Expanding Health Care Access—A Case Study

March 19, 2012

While many legislators seem intent on narrowing women's access to affordable care, individuals and foundations still work to expand it. Such is the mission of Dana Dornsife. More »

Antidepressants and Breast, Ovarian Cancer Link Suggested

Antidepressants and Breast, Ovarian Cancer Link Suggested

August 1, 2011

Authored by Lisa Cosgrove of the Harvard Center for Ethics, a recent statistical analysis of studies assessing the relationship between breast and ovarian cancer and antidepressant drug use finds possible link. More »

“Made in India”: Outsourcing Surrogate Motherhood

“Made in India”: Outsourcing Surrogate Motherhood

March 23, 2011

Without judging the parties involved, two Brooklyn documentarians present an award winning story of those most vulnerable in what has become a global industry. More »

In Zimbabwe: She Won't Be Stopped

In Zimbabwe: She Won't Be Stopped

March 4, 2011

The focus of the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women this year, in annual meetings ending today, is to promote women’s and girls’ access to education, training, science and technology. Here is one woman’s story. More »

Federal Suits Threaten Health Benefits

October 27, 2010

From the White House, presidential assistant Stephanie Cutter rallies defenders of the health care bill against legal threats, health care journalist Sharon Ufberg reports. Two federal lawsuits brought by state attorneys general imperil the newly won benefits. More »

A Vibrant Encounter Space Online: The International Museum of Women

March 31, 2010

The International Museum of Women is an innovative “new media” approach that utilizes women’s creative powers as a bridge for activism. More »