times up on hysterectomies

Times Up on Hysterectomies as #2 Women’s Surgery

Hysterectomies – surgery to remove the uterus from its home – is the second most common performed surgery on women. A recent study by the Mayo Clinic waves a concerning flag that having the procedure can increase your risk of serious health issues i.e. heart disease, obesity. Times up on lots of things lately related […]

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Rethinking Spreading Your Legs

When I was a little girl, my mom stressed keeping my legs shut. A recurring phrase was, “All boys want to do is spread your legs from east to west.” In gym class, I never felt comfortable doing splits, and boys weren’t even on the mat doing that activity with me, so early on, I […]

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Menstrual Products Bill: The Right to Know What’s Down There

Ladies – it’s time to know the ingredients in your tampons, pads and other down there products – like douches and menstrual cups! Wait….you don’t know about the Menstrual Products  Right to Know Act of 2017 that’s before Congress? It’s time for you to know and to take action. Call or email your representative right […]

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Operation Save Uterus: The Womb Happy Hour Radio Show

  As I sit at my desk in my apartment, my mind races about what I’ll say on my first radio show—The Womb Happy Hour on VoiceAmerica. My stomach feels tight and anxious. I realize it’s time to have a chat and connect to my girlies—Team Uterus (My uterus, vagina, ovaries, cervix, clitoris, and fallopian […]

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Highlights of 2016: Things Are Looking up Down There

The year 2016 brought a lot of unexpected surprises and opportunities related to a lady’s reproductive health. There’s a lot more work to do, but things are looking up down there! Here are five important reproductive highlights from the year:   1)      Innovation and Investment Flow into Menstrual Products   Let the river run with variety […]

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Ovary Health Mad Lib: Connecting to the Bakers

September is National Ovarian Cancer awareness month. News just broke that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook guru and owner, is going to invest $3 billion dollars for research to cure diseases. That’s great news! All the research, cancer walks, and identifying symptoms about cancer awareness is important and does make a difference. Looking at the issue of […]

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