Women’s Equality Day is celebrated this month on August 26th. It is the day we commemorate the anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s constitutional right to vote in the U.S. Since its inception in 1973, women’s equality has spread so much further than voting. The right to healthcare designed explicitly for women, and the right to safe, effective treatment … Read More
National Women’s Health Week
National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) is an annual weeklong observance that starts on Mother’s Day. It serves as a reminder to encourage women and girls to make their health a priority by taking care of themselves. The theme for 2021 is “Ending the epidemic and elevating women’s health.” Happiness starts with good health, and National Women’s Health Week has all … Read More
Why You Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine
Over a year after the COVID-19 virus changed our lives as we knew it, one thing is on all the minds of people worldwide: when can we get back to normal again? By normal, we mean gathering together in public places and traveling and living our lives without masks, without fear, without social restrictions. Health officials say the answer is … Read More
5 Facts to Know About Bacterial Vaginosis
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common cause of abnormal discharge in women. 1 in 3 women will get it during their lifetime. BV symptoms are distressing and embarrassing, though relatively simple to treat. Relationships can suffer, primarily due to the many misconceptions that commonly plague vaginal infections. Get the truth with 5 facts every woman should know about bacterial … Read More
Hidden Benefits of Birth Control Pill
The birth control pill is an easy, inexpensive way for many women to prevent pregnancy. Since its inception, the pill has provided peace of mind. But what if family planning was only the beginning? The hidden benefits of the birth control pill may surprise you. Symptoms of PMS and PMDD In the days or weeks leading up to a woman’s … Read More
Make 2021 the Year for Research
Giving back during these uncertain times is such a freeing experience and one that your health will thank you for. While there are many opportunities to volunteer, clinical research studies are a way to make a lasting impact and improve future generations’ healthcare. 2021 promises to be another critical year for medical advancements. Get involved today and make 2021 the … Read More
Uterine Fibroids vs. Endometriosis: What’s the difference?
How closely related do you think uterine fibroids and endometriosis are in relation to symptoms? Well, if you were to put these two on a family tree, facts are, they would be located very close to each other. Pelvic pain isn’t the only symptom they share. Uterine fibroids and endometriosis have a lot in common as far as symptoms, but … Read More
Exercise and Endometriosis
What happens to your body while you are on the pill?
Many women use some form of birth control like birth control pills to prevent pregnancies. More often than not, women are not fully aware of what happens to their body while on the pill, just that it helps prevent pregnancies. So, what is the pill? The pill is a form of hormonal contraceptive that contains two forms of man-made hormones … Read More