Fibroids are a common gynecological diagnosis, often misrepresented yet rarely ignored.
But this doesn't mean you should go out and get tested just yet.
Women face many challenges in our lives that are uniquely related to our reproductive systems, something callous lawmakers exploit for political purposes that have nothing to do with real concern for women.
Here is where the intersection of her role as Cinderella's stepmother and cancer prevention is fortuitous. Many household
For the first time in 15 years, the frame for a national election cycle is coming to focus on the dangers of the extreme right wing holding the country hostage to its ideology.
"I have nightmares about being trapped and going through this procedure again," she said. "I have so many triggers -- watching
What is there to win? No woman wants to "win" by having to have an abortion. Do the primarily white male legislators fear losing control? Losing political contributions? Do men fear losing out to women who really do need freedom for health care of their own bodies?
This week's announcement that the Justice Department is going to drop its appeal against providing the morning-after birth control pill to anyone who needs it comes as such a welcome change that we feel the award is deserved.
State Rep. Pete DeGraaf (R-Mulvane) submitted written testimony that said more legislators would have co-sponsored the bill
Our position is very simple and widely supported outside the extremist circles that dominate our state government: Personal medical decisions should be left to a woman and her doctor. But the laws being pushed by Ken Cuccinelli and his backers reject that fundamental premise.
The Supreme Court needs to step in to declare that any physically invasive procedures that aren't independently justified constitute an "undue burden" on a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy.
Things just seem lighter, and happier. Like everyone rolled out of bed with a little extra oomph this morning. It's the women. The ones behind the counter, the ones waiting for their lattes, they're smiling, laughing, filling the room with a tangible positive aura that infects everyone.
"I haven’t had one," Duffy said. The crowd in the room laughed. While the bill in question does not necessarily mandate a
Indiana state senators have dropped a requirement that would force women to undergo an ultrasound procedure both before and after having a medication-induced abortion. Amanda Terkel joins Alicia to give us the latest.
The Senate Health and Provider Services Committee approved the legislation last week, sending it to the full chamber for
Basically, women's reproductive freedoms challenge male domination economically, socially, and religiously, and therefore, what can be more political?
Kansas state Rep. Sean Gatewood (D-Topeka), who is up for reelection, originally passed the document sent to Kansas legislators
I write this missive in the year 2014 from my small, poorly ventilated office in the Shandong Province of China where my job and millions of others have been outsourced by President Mitt Romney and his Republican allies in Congress.