Posts tagged "gynecologists"

Quickies!: The Recession’s Impact On Birth Control & Porn

This recession is now affecting our birth control choices. [Daily Bedpost]
…And our porn. [Huffington Post]
According to a London paper, we are all perceived as 20% more attractive than we think. [Tango]
An OB/GYN should know the right buttons to push, but pushing them in a professional encounter is inappropriate. [Tango]
Keep track of…

By: Annika Harris / July 23, 2008

Another Reason To Get Tested For HPV

Testing for HPV can be twice as effective at protecting women from developing cervical abnormalities as smear testing, according to a study carried out by Hammersmith hospital. In addition to cytology (smear test), the 3,000 women who participated in the study were given an HPV test when they came in for a routine visit. The…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 16, 2008

Gynecologists Are Also Comedians

Visiting the gynecologist isn’t supposed to be funny, but, for a few lucky ladies, a yearly checkup is better than an episode of The Office. Radar asked women around the country to share the most funniest experience they’d had at their gyno. You’ll probably laugh until you remember you have an appointment with yours next…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 1, 2008

Dark Roots: Childless In The City

I like kids. Not enough to have one of my own, but I like them. Especially the ones that can walk, talk, and fetch me Diet Coke. When I was a kid, children were a form of cheap labor — “Take out the garbage!” “Clean your room!” — and we did not commingle with adults.

By: Deirdre / March 6, 2008

Speaking Of HPV…

Hey, you know Gardasil? The vaccine that is given in three doses to women up to age 26 which protects against certain strains of the Human Papilloma Virus, the number one cause of cervical cancer? Which by the way can be transmitted even if you use a condom? Well, as our Catherine discovered, many gyno…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 5, 2008