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Endometriosis and its unforseen power

I have had Endometriosis since I have had my period since the age of 13.

I was formally diagnosed with my first surgery at the age of 16 during my third year of high school. 397 more words


After the 2nd Opinion, Part One

If you do one thing in the next few months, just keep swimming.

This zen Dory-ism keeps floating into my brain when I have no idea what to do, how to do it, or if I should even care anymore. 1,439 more words

Reproductive Health

India eliminates Maternal and neonatal tetanus

A year after eliminating Polio, India has managed to achieve another public health victory. Following a 15-year campaign, the country has virtually eliminated tetanus as a killer of newborns and mothers. 457 more words


FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Sexual Health!! Read All About It!

There is a lot of information out there about sex, sexual health and pleasure. But how do you know which resources to trust? Wonder no more! 212 more words



On a Thursday afternoon, I sat in a conference room at a Utah Planned Parenthood office sorting safe sex kits for distribution at event booths. My conversation with the other volunteers was lively and boisterous, though one dark cloud hung over our heads. 889 more words

Social Justice And All That Jazz

Female Genital Cutting is a Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Issue

By Bergen Cooper, Senior Policy Research Associate and Beirne Roose-Snyder, Director of Public Policy

The practice of female genital cutting (FGC), also called female genital mutilation (FGM) or FGM/C, is a human rights and gender equality issue. 543 more words

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Long journey to Mapun and creepy stories of aswang

Fluid Conversation
By Roy Dimayuga

When I got an invitation from Dr. Sukarnu Asri, provincial health officer of Tawi-Tawi, to travel with him to Mapun, I immediately said yes. 1,096 more words