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PCOS Awareness Month

In honor of PCOS Awareness Month, we have put together a short guide to understanding who PCOS affects, the scope of its knock-on effects, and how you can help amplify awareness of PCOS so that more people with this condition get the medical care they deserve. The CDC estimates that 1 in 10 women of reproductive age have PCOS: that ...
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How To Take Care Of Your Skin During The Summer 

If winter means chapped lips and dry skin, then summer can often signal oil-prone breakouts, sun damage, and a very different sort of skin dehydration for some people. So what are the top most important things you can do to keep your skin healthy and radiant this coming summer? For this article, we’ve compiled the best science-backed tips that keep ...
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What Is Medical Gaslighting? 

Medical gaslighting is an extremely real, harmful, and ugly reality of the medical system both within the U.S. and abroad. Essentially, it refers to the way women are systemically misdiagnosed, under-researched, and dismissed by researchers, physicians, and medical staff when they raise health concerns. Clearly, this is unacceptable and should not be normalized. However, since this phenomenon is well-documented and ...
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The Role Of Race In Understanding PCOS

If you have been diagnosed with PCOS, then you probably already know that this complex endocrine condition typically comes with a number of health implications, such as a higher risk of type 2 diabetes. But what you may not know - because this issue is not given much attention in the medical community - is that women of color, specifically ...
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