Let’s Talk about Periods

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Watch the TED talk and have a conversation with a family member(s), a colleague(s), or a friend(s) to discuss and make decisions about what you can do to help normalize the conversation about …

Recommended Reading

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The Vagina Bible Dr. Jen Gunter Empowerment of women through accurate information about their own bodies is the “vagenda” of ob-gyn and New York Times columnist Gunter’s comprehensive, pseudoscience-bashing discussion of all things …

Uterine Cancer Risk and Screening

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This is a 15-minute uterine cancer risk assessment questionnaire with the option to continue in a multi-phase study. The second phase involves additional screening of participants who are found to be at increased risk; followed by the third phase which offers a personalized nutrition and exercise program to help reduce uterine cancer risk. Participants only need to agree to the first risk survey part and can decide later if they wish to continue.

Can Your Gut Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

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Factors like diet and lifestyle affect the gut microbiome (a complex of bacteria and organisms in the intestines). Your microbiome can affect estrogen levels, which is a risk factor for hormone-receptor positive breast cancer.

Bacterial Communities in Recurring Bladder Infections in Female Patients

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Recurrent cystitis is repeated inflammation in the bladder usually caused by bacterial infection. It is common in adult females and often results in lower quality of life. In some people, bacteria remain in the bladder after treatment. A thin layer of bacteria can attach to the inside of the bladder and live as a community. The reasons why some people develop these communities is not completely known, but genetic differences in immunity may explain this increased risk.