The Danger of Gender Bias in Medicine

I traveled to South America several years ago with a friend of mine. When we arrived for our stay, he recommended that I take melatonin to help reset my body clock, since the time zone was several hours different from ...

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Zika virus

You’d have to be living under a rock these days to not have heard about the Zika virus that is currently sweeping through the Americas. Though symptoms of the infection itself are relatively minor among the healthy and already born, ...

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Acne again! Is your pasta to blame?

Mean girls, too much homework, and zits that show up at the worst time… these are all things that we long to leave behind in our teenage years. But many women in their 30s, 40s and beyond find themselves experiencing ...

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Living With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Back in 1988, when Anita Dueñas was 17, she was sent to the gynecologist for the first time because of symptoms she was experiencing. The doctor examined her and then took her into his office where he got out his ...

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February is Heart Month

Leave it to Elizabeth Banks to make heart attack awareness funny. Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for women. Women have worse outcomes after a heart attack than men and many women cannot recognize the symptoms of a ...

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