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women's health
women's health

This Is What it's Like to Experience Menopause at 31

I struggle to feel sexy knowing that I have the hormone levels of an older woman.
Risa Kerslake
3.30.18
It's Science
It's Science

This Biohacker Is Trying to Help People Make Their Own Estrogen

Hormone anarchy, in a quest for more body autonomy for cis and trans women.
Mark Hay
3.22.18
hormones
hormones

Being Hormonal Is Actually A Good Thing

What we consider 'hormonal' is actually a sign of higher intelligence.
Carson Kessler
3.21.18
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

We Talked to the Doctor Who Helped a Trans Woman Breastfeed Her Baby

She was able to breastfeed exclusively for six weeks.
Jesse Hicks
2.15.18
battle of the sexes
battle of the sexes

Men Don't Survive Harsh Conditions As Well As Women Do

Even as babies, females survived more during famine and epidemics than males.
Shayla Love
1.17.18
Sex
Sex

Some Women Get Horny as Hell Right Before Their Periods

There are biological as well as psychological factors at play here.
Wendy Wisner
10.27.17
Pregnancy
Pregnancy

'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.
Olga Oksman
10.20.17
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

These Two Fertility Tests May Not Be Accurate

Tests that estimate ovarian reserves failed to predict who got pregnant in a new study.
Olivia Campbell
10.11.17
mental health
mental health

Anxiety and Stress Are Messing With Your Good Looks

Your worries can lead to weight gain and rapid aging.
Caroline Beaton
9.20.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

The Pesticide in Your Produce is By No Means Safe

The UN has accused the pesticide industry of “systematic denial” of health and environmental harms.
Laura Ullmann
7.6.17
The Fine Print
The Fine Print

The Stuff Legally Allowed in Your Bottle of Supplements is Alarming as Hell

"People don't want prescription medicine, but they'll take an unregulated substance that is misrepresented with bad labeling."
Alexander Daoud
6.6.17
mental health
mental health

May Is Your Brain's Favorite Month

Even babies born in the spring are more likely to have an "excessively positive outlook on life."
Caroline Beaton
5.1.17