Category: Women’s Health

How Overturning Roe v. Wade Impacts People and Safe States

A Hand Holding A Sign Supporting Protecting Roe V. Wade During A Protest

The possibility of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade—on top of the many states that have already criminalized abortion—sadly means that the future may be as marred for us as the past was for those who first fought for these rights.

Need an Alternative to Pads and Tampons? Consider These 5 Sustainable and Reusable Products

Rebecca Manning photo of a menstrual cup sitting on a plate.

Want to have a more comfortable period? Here are five safe alternatives to pads and tampons to make your cycle more sustainable and cost-effective.

Now What? 4 Key Steps to Take After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Close Up Photo Of Back of Young Woman With Cancer Looking At The Ocean

Learning about and navigating your breast cancer diagnosis is overwhelming and may spur a myriad of complex feelings to face and cope with. I truly believe mental and physical health go hand-in-hand, and it’s important now more than ever to maintain them as much as you can.

The More You Know: Early Breast Cancer Detection and Treatment

Infographic: The More You Know: Early Breast Cancer Detection and Treatment

Think you know the risks associated with breast cancer? Let’s take a closer look at the impact of early detection and access to treatment!

Breast Cancer Awareness — Unique Journeys of the Disease

Woman in boxing stance for Breast Cancer Awareness

Each year, about 255,000 women get breast cancer and 42,000 women die from the disease. But because of the lack of access to screening services throughout 2020, American women will likely be diagnosed with an estimated 281,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer.

Don’t Wait to Schedule Your Next Mammogram—Here’s Why They’re Important

Happy Doctor Assisting Woman Undergoing Mammogram

In the second blog of my #BreastCancerAwareness series, we’re talking about mammograms — A.K.A. the best way to screen for breast cancer — and how a mammogram can save your life. Plus, if you need a mammogram but aren’t insured, keep reading!

The Importance of Screenings — A Physician’s Breast Cancer Journey

Breast Cancer Awareness: Pink Ribbon And Stethoscope On Gray Table

Life sure knows how to throw us curve balls — and I happen to be writing this as I recover from a major one. I didn’t expect to have to share this update, but here goes nothing: I recently had a preventative mastectomy.

Why You’re So Tired — 6 Ways Your Health Impacts Your Exhaustion

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Do you feel tired and sluggish? Read this article to learn if the culprit behind your fatigue is one of these six common health issues.