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It's A Disease, Stupid!

If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is around to hear it. Does it make a sound? An even better question is if you have a disease and not even your closest relatives can’t witness your pain and suffering, do you really have a disease? 703 more words

Blackwomenhealth

Why Is It So Hard to Get Abortion Right in the News?

Reproductive health is a multi-beat topic in the daily news cycle, and yet coverage of abortion so often falls short. Why?

WLP communications director Tara Murtha… 324 more words

Abortion

Restricting Access to Birth Control is Immoral by Katey Zeh

On a hot August day in 2012, I was taking my usual monthly trip to Walgreens to pick up my birth control prescription. As I pulled out my wallet to cover the co-pay, I was pleasantly surprised when the pharmacist informed me that I didn’t owe anything. 839 more words

General

1 in 9 Men Have Oral HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. It’s so common that federal experts say that nearly every sexually active man or woman will be infected with at least one strain at some point in their lives. 515 more words

Of Mosquitoes and Men

We need to talk about the HPV vaccine. In that one sentence I’ve probably lost most of my male readers. HPV is a girl thing, right? 464 more words

Politics

Medical groups condemn Trump’s rollback of birth control funding

President Donald Trump has come under fire from medical associations who say that allowing employers to deny women contraception on religious grounds is a violation of essential healthcare rights.  487 more words

Know thyself! The importance of tracking your menstrual cycle...

The phrase “Know thyself” is at least as old as Ancient Egypt, since it is inscribed on the walls of the temple at Luxor… 1,024 more words

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