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Women’s Health

  1. health
    What We Still Don’t Know About Heavy FlowMeasuring blood loss during a heavy period is more complicated than it seems. The consequences, even more so.
  2. health
    What We Still Don’t Understand About COVID Vaccines and PeriodsMore than two years and several boosters later, here’s what we do know and why we don’t know what we don’t.
  3. culture
    Is Naomi Watts Engaged to Billy Crudup?The actress dodged the question while rocking a noticeable piece of new jewelry on the Today show.
  4. sexism
    Medical Gaslighting and MeElissa Bassist laughs through mystery pain in her debut memoir, Hysterical.
  5. life after roe
    What to Do If a Pharmacy Denies You Meds Linked to AbortionPatients are having trouble accessing some drugs that may end pregnancy, both in states with abortion bans and where the procedure remains legal.
  6. life after roe
    Why Are We Restricting the Abortion Pill to First-Trimester Pregnancies?According to a number of experts and studies, it’s still safe and effective after those first 12 weeks.
  7. endometriosis
    My Search for the ‘Missed Disease’To get diagnosed with endometriosis, you have to say the magic words.
  8. reproductive health
    Gynecology Has a Pain ProblemOur discomfort is routine. What if it didn’t have to be?
  9. reproductive health
    My Period Pain Was Not ‘Normal’Why did I have debilitating cramps for 18 years?
  10. power
    Why Was Lizelle Herrera Charged With Murder for an Alleged Abortion?A D.A. dropped the charges against Lizelle Herrera, but questions persist over how she was arrested in the first place.
  11. self
    Me, Myself, and Diastasis RectiLiving with this postpartum condition might be better than fighting it — especially when you have no choice.
  12. self
    Black Women Can Be Diagnosed With ADHD, TooThe hashtag #ADHDinBlackWomen is making some women rethink what they’ve been told all their lives.
  13. women’s health
    A Woman Says She Was Forced to Give Birth in a Dirty Jail Cell, Completely AloneIn a new lawsuit, Diana Sanchez says authorities “callously made her labor alone for hours.”
  14. women’s health
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus Couldn’t ‘Imagine’ Facing Cancer Without Good Health Care“Health care should be for all. I believed that before; now I really believe it.”
  15. women’s health
    Scotland Says Free Tampons for All (Students)!!It’s the first country in the world to provide free sanitary products at all schools and universities.
  16. marketing
    IHOP’s New Logo Looks Strangely FamiliarInternational House of (Menstrual) Blood?
  17. women’s health
    Planned Parenthood CEO Says She Felt ‘Bribed’ by Jared and IvankaCecile Richards talked about her meeting with the couple in her new memoir.
  18. reproductive rights
    Everything to Know About the Supreme Court Case on Fake Women’s Health CentersThe case could have major implications for the future of abortion rights.
  19. science of us
    The Wild, Necessary World of Online Advice for UTI PainWhen doctors can’t help, patients trade remedies with each other.
  20. women’s health
    A State in India Is Now Offering Free Breast Implants to the Poor“Why should beauty treatment not be available to the poor?,” the state’s health minister asked.
  21. period travel
    Woman Says She Was Kicked Off a Plane for Complaining About Period CrampsBeth Evans says a flight attendant on an Emirates flight overheard her complaining about her period to her boyfriend.
  22. science of us
    An Endometriosis Expert on Why Lena Dunham’s Hysterectomy Is UnusualIt’s not the right decision for everyone.
  23. The IUD Is Making a ComebackThe IUD is becoming increasingly popular around the world. So, why aren’t more women in the U.S. using this form of contraception?
  24. science of us
    My Life With Endometriosis“A lot of doctors dismiss endo as premenstrual pain. It really makes you feel crazy.”
  25. abortion
    What to Know About the Republicans’ 20-Week Abortion BanThe Senate is expected to vote on the bill tonight.
  26. science of us
    So Many Young Women Are Being Prescribed ADHD MedsSince 2003, the CDC found a 700 percent increase in prescriptions for women ages 25 to 29.
  27. science of us
    Black Mirror Does Not Appear to Know What the Morning-After Pill IsAn episode in the new season conflates emergency contraception with medical abortion.
  28. ivf
    Woman Gives Birth to Baby From an Embryo Frozen Back in 1992Doctors say this is the longest known frozen human embryo to lead to a successful birth.
  29. women’s health
    The First Baby in the U.S. Has Been Born Through This Groundbreaking ProcedureThe procedure offers hope for women with certain health conditions.
  30. 420 blaze it
    Men Keep Calling This Pennsylvania Gynecologist for Medical MarijuanaToo bad she only treats women.
  31. women’s health
    Women Struggling With Infertility Have an Increased Risk of Premature DeathA new study found an association between fertility issues and mortality.
  32. pregnancy
    Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Eat Your Placenta After Birth, According to ScientistsA new study found it’s potentially harmful and has no documented benefits.
  33. science of us
    Trump Health Officials Just Quietly Defined Life As ‘Beginning at Conception’“As an ob-gyn, I’m alarmed. You should be, too.”
  34. women’s health
    The Trump Administration Just Made It Much Harder to Get Birth ControlThe Trump administration is reportedly ready to roll back the birth-control mandate.
  35. politics
    Anti-Abortion Congressman Resigns After Abortion ScandalRepresentative Tim Murphy handed in his resignation.
  36. women’s health
    Breast-Cancer Deaths Have Dropped by Nearly 40 Percent, According to a StudyBut it is still the most common cancer diagnosed in women.
  37. health
    Women Across the World Have Been Exposed to Toxic Levels of Mercury, Study FindsA study found high mercury levels in women of childbearing age.
  38. women’s health
    The Medicare-for-All Bill Covers All Women’s Health Services, Including AbortionPro-choice groups are heavily endorsing the bill.
  39. reproductive rights
    Texas Judge Blocks Law Banning Common Abortion ProcedureA federal judge temporarily stopped the law from taking effect.
  40. New Research Is Taking Women’s Sexual Pleasure SeriouslyScientists surveyed women ages 18 to 94 for a new study on women’s orgasms.
  41. women’s health
    Trump May Roll Back the Rule That Requires Employers to Pay for Birth ControlAs part of Trump’s promise to expand employers’ religious freedom.
  42. Trump Administration Quietly Cut $213 Million in Funds to Prevent Teen PregnancyResearchers say their work up to this point will go to waste.
  43. This Country Wants to Be the First to Give Low-Income Women Free TamponsThrough a six-month pilot program in Aberdeen.
  44. politics
    Trump Administration Refuses to Back U.N.’s Call for Safe AbortionA U.S. representative said he couldn’t back the resolution — which condemned violence against women — because it supported safe abortion.
  45. politics
    Here’s How the Senate Health-Care Bill Will Impact Women’s HealthIn its current form, the bill has the greatest impact on low-income women.
  46. Watch Elizabeth Warren School Republicans on What Planned Parenthood Does“I am sick of coming down to the Senate floor to explain to Republicans what Planned Parenthood does.”
  47. politics
    New York’s Outdated Abortion Law Will Probably Remain in PlaceNew York state law forces women to carry unviable pregnancies to term, and the chances it’ll be updated this legislative session are dwindling.
  48. This Olympian Says Every Female Track Athlete She Knows Has Had an Abortion“I literally don’t know another female track and field athlete who hasn’t had an abortion.”
  49. politics
    What You Need to Know About the Sweeping Anti-Abortion Law Just Signed in TexasIt bans a common abortion procedure and requires fetal remains to be buried.
  50. women’s health
    Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Is Failing Texas TeensThe state has yet to adopt progressive policies that are working to reduce the teen-pregnancy rate elsewhere.
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