While the ACA requires insurers to fully cover all female contraceptives without co-pay, it omits male contraceptives entirely. We need to fix this. Read
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The American Society of Anesthesiologists has reversed course, now saying that eating a light meal during labor is advisable for pregnant women. Read
My means information to me. Years ago, I remember purchasing the book that finally answered so many questions for me I couldn’t believe it. I brought one for my friends because I wanted them to have the same knowledge base of questions we dare not ask others. –Vanessa Antrum
For decades, the book “Our Bodies, Ourselves” has been the go-to resource for people around the globe searching for honest, unbiased and uncensored information about women’s health, sex, sexuality and so much read.
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When women tell the FDA and Congress that the contraceptive device Essure causes horrible pain and other serious problems, but the company’s clinical trial data says it’s amazingly safe, who do you believe? Read
Over 45 years ago, a group of women met in Boston and forever changed the course of history for women’s health by penning what would become “Our Bodies, Ourselves.”#MyTaughtMe everything from menstruation to masturbation.
– Lena Dunham
To this day, women and girls around the world rely on My to provide trustworthy health and sexuality information. A new series based on “Our Bodies, Ourselves” was published this summer in Vietnam. Next translation: Farsi!
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Should healthy women skip annual pelvic exams? Citing 60 years of research, the American College of Physicians says yes, but not everyone agrees. My’s Judy Norsigian weighs in. Read
Of the nearly 4 million births a year in the U.S., 98 percent still arrive in hospitals, but the increase in birth centers run by midwives has obstetricians, health insurers and hospitals taking notice. Read
In order to fully inform egg donors of the risks of donation, we must have knowledge of the frequency and extent of those risks, argues Judy Stern. So why isn’t this data collected? Read