Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
How Misdiagnosing Women With Hysteria Set Women Back For Centuries
When you look back in history, these "hysteria" symptoms sound an awful lot like endometriosis.
Women Discuss The Invisible Pain Of Endometriosis
Four women share their experience with the physical and emotional pain of endometriosis.
Michael Kovac via Getty Images
USC President Steps Down Amid Gynecologist Sex Abuse Scandal
Students and faculty say C. L. Max Nikias failed to protect students from Dr. George Tyndall's sexual misconduct.
jenjen42 via Getty Images
What's Not Normal (And What Is) When You Go To The Gynecologist
By Jenna Birch, On Assignment For HuffPost
Some occurrences at your doctor's office aren't just "weird" -- they're wrong.
Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
USC Failed To Protect Us From Our Abusive Doctor
, Guest Writers
Our alma mater -- and universities everywhere -- has to build sustainable mechanisms of accountability.
The awful thing having PMDD taught me about how we treat women who have periods
Revelist celebrates today's complex young woman – smart, funny...
In 2012, female representatives in Michigan were banned from using the word "vagina" on the House floor. At best we have
Cap Off Your 21st With A Little Pap!
Society For Women's Health Research
SWHR ® is a national non-profit dedicated to improving women’s...
There is also a slight discrepancy in how often women should be screened, whether an annual visit is necessary, or if every
Teen Sues Over Drug Cavity Search for Which She was Billed $575
Peter Van Buren
Author, Hooper's War: A Novel of WWII Japan, We Meant Well: Ho...
What seems like almost a tabloid style article -- You Won't Believe What Happened Next!-- is in fact a troublesome look into a little known part of the war on terror: our Constitution-free border zones.
An Apple a Day Doesn't Work
Laverne H. Bardy
Author: How the (Bleep) Did I Get This Old?, Syndicated Column...
I'm tired of doctors. I'm fed up with driving there, sitting there and filling out forms that take longer to do, than the duration of any of my illnesses.
Scientists Are Working On An IUD You Can Insert Yourself
Self-placed IUDs would mean women who don't have access to a doctor who can insert an IUD could take their future into their own hands. While this self-inserted IUD isn't available yet, it's still a promising look at the future of birth control.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
10 Successful Career Women and Mothers -- Drawing Some Conclusions in 2015
Laurie Hollman,Ph.D., psychoanalyst w/kids,teens,adults;author...
How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?
The 5 Stages Of Going To The Gynecologist
Filed under: Necessary evil.
15 Things I Never Want to Hear the Gynecologist Say
I'll say it, so you don't have to.
The worst is when the doctor is elbow deep in uterus and they continue the conversation. My biggest fear is that the doctor will point out my imperfections while buck naked on the examination table, shooting a V in the stirrups.
8 Questions That Aren't Insane To Ask Your Gynecologist
Author, Speaker, Health Coach
Every girl needs a great gynecologist at the ready. They might seem cringeworthy, but these questions are totally within the realm of what's considered appropriate to ask your vagina guru. I should know, I'm married to one.
5 Things Your Gynecologist Wishes You Knew
"Body image is how we feel about our total bodies, whereas genital self-image is how we feel specifically about the vulva
5 Things People Ask Me When They Find Out I'm Married to a Gynecologist
Erris Langer Klapper
Writer, recovering attorney, mom, wife, chauffeur and chef
I can see the pupils dilate and the wheels begin to turn when people find out that I'm married to a gynecologist. My husband commenced his OB-GYN residency two weeks after we got married 23 years ago. I've heard it all and then some.
The Health Advice A Gyno Gives Her Friends
Get This Type of Birth Control "A topic that comes up at parties all the time? Yeast infections," Dweck says. "And yet, my
5 Things Your Period Can Reveal About Your Health
What's happening: Your cramps are so intense that you need to call in sick or cancel plans, and OTC meds can't help. What
5 Things Your Gynecologist Can Tell From A Basic Exam
Seventy percent of women try to self-treat a yeast infection before calling a doctor, found a study by the American Social
8 Ways to Overcome Anxiety About a Gynecologist Visit
Em & Lo
The Emily Posts of the Modern Bedroom
We all have to do things we don't like: take our vitamins, shovel snow when it's blocking the front door, pay our taxes, leave the womb. But we do it; we just get it over with as quickly and with as little fanfare as possible -- and it ultimately makes our lives easier and better.
A Simple Way to Lose Weight
Parenting Young Adults Expert, About.com. Writer, Emptyhousefu...
I've wanted to lose weight since my son was born in 1992 -- and before that, too. I haven't had much success, probably because I haven't worked that hard at it. Weight loss takes a lot of attention and dedication, and I've never been able to commit to it that way.
Female Health: Secrets To Tell Your Gynecologist
By Corrie Pikul From the easy-to-forget details to the hard-to-talk-about problems, your gynecologist needs to know it all
About The Female Body: Facts You Didn't Know
By Corrie Pikul It's quirkier and more interesting than you ever realized.
9 Crazy Questions People Ask Gynecologists
THE WORLD POST
Iran's War on Female Doctors and Male Nurses
Independent TV & Radio Host, ex-BBC & Al Jazeera
The announcement that 36 universities across Iran have banned 77 fields of study to women is just the latest example of the Iranian government's particular disdain for the progress that women have made in education.
Real Life. Real News. Real Voices.
Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
Join HuffPost Plus
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit