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Endometriosis Awareness Month: Time to Celebrate

This past March was Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is “painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus — the endometrium — grows outside your uterus (endometrial implant). 1,369 more words

Advocate

World’s oldest person dies at 117

Misao Okawa, the world’s oldest person who celebrated her 117th birthday just last month, has passed away. She died of heart failure at her nursing home in Osaka, Japan, surrounded by her relatives and the facility’s staff. 82 more words

Health And Fitness

G9P3A3: my struggle through 3 stillbirths, 3 miscarriages and 3 healthy pregnancies; continued

This story is continued from a previous post

CHAPTER ONE

When I first became pregnant I was thrilled, and of course I told everyone our exciting news. 620 more words

Current Events

FOR WOMEN ONLY: Dawnn Lewis: A Part Of The Solution

While many of us may know her Jaleesa from the hit sitcom “A Different World”, actress Dawnn Lewis is much more than meets the eye.  After (and before) her stint on the show, Lewis has been an inspiration for many while accomplishing a ton. 187 more words

Women

Radio Gaga

Radiotherapy started this week. As I suspected, compared to chemo this is a doddle. I go in, get my boobs out, lay on the machine with my arms above my head. 434 more words

Breast Cancer

Joni Mitchell in intensive care

The iconic folk singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, 71, is in intensive care after being rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday. A statement on her official website said that she was found unconscious in her home, but regained consciousness during the ambulance ride, adding that she is “currently in intensive care undergoing tests and is awake and in good spirits.” Several musicians, including Billy Idol and St Vincent, took to Twitter right away to send their well-wishes. 59 more words

Arts And Culture

Women's things

I realize it is April 1, but this is not a joke.

This is a post of a more personal nature, aimed at women. So guys – if you’re not into women’s health, this post is probably not for you. 307 more words

Everyday Life