Health News

The millennial women ditching hormonal contraception

The pain was unbearable. Migraines were tormenting Zoe*, 26, at least once a week, sometimes twice, leaving her unable to function for up to three days at a time. With the help of a GP, she tried a variety of treatments, but nothing worked. She felt herself becoming dangerously reliant on painkillers. Eventually, she decided […]

Personal Health

Women Can Tell You're Insecure if You Do These Things

As we continue to have more complex conversations about what it means to be a man today, the more our old-fashioned ideas of masculinity come into question. In a recent thread on Reddit, women started sharing some of the things that they’ve noticed straight guys do that are meant to show how manly they are… […]

Health Problems

Physician burnout has disproportionate effect on women

While physician burnout has become a reality across the profession, its disproportionate impact on women should sound an alarm within the heath-care sector that more supports need to be offered, according to a recent Western study. In a recent paper for the National Academy of Medicine, the authors noted that the prevalence of burnout may […]

Health Problems

In the long run, funny women satisfy men more

Yes, women expect men who are courting them to make them laugh. But a woman who can make her partner laugh is equally, if not more, important to the guy’s long-term happiness in the relationship. That is the implication—though a switch from traditional gender roles—of a new study of the value of humor in long-term […]

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Hate Meditating? Here's How 5 Women Make It Work For Them

We all know we should meditate; from mitigating chronic pain to easing the physical symptoms of anxiety, meditation has long been touted as a panacea for the people. In fact, meditation is the fastest-growing health trend in the U.S., and with new apps and retreats being introduced every day, it doesn’t look like it’s slowing […]

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Abortions within a week of seeing GP

Women could be able to have an abortion within a week and without ever seeing a doctor under new official guidelines New guidelines given by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence   It also says patients should be able to self-refer themselves to abortion clinics They could even be booked in for a termination […]