Posts tagged "gynecology"

Not This Crap Again: Horrible Gynecologist Secretly Took Pictures Of His Patients During Exams

How’s this for horrifying? A Baltimore gynecologist was found to have taken thousands of secret photos between his patients’ legs during exams over the course of his career. Dr. Nikita Levy, who practiced at Johns Hopkins Hospital, committed suicide earlier this year as investigators started to close in on him. Now, thousands of his ex-patients are…

By: Claire Hannum / November 7, 2013

Kindly Inform Your Ladybusiness That Pap Smear Guidelines Have Changed

Important news about your vagina: the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says that instead of annual Pap smears, you can now get screened for cervical cancer every three years. ACOG has actually been saying for awhile that women don’t need annual Pap smears, but this recommendation was finally put in writing yesterday by the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 15, 2012

First Time For Everything: My Gynecologist Showed Me My Cervix

I have a new gynecologist. Let’s call her Bev. She’s a mid-wife so she’s not actually a doctor, but I am already more impressed with her than any other lady doctor that I’ve ever had. That’s because while she was down there, collecting cell samples from my ladyflower, she offered to show me my cervix.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 12, 2012

Good Gigs: What To Expect As An OB-GYN

New York Methodist Hospital OBGYN Josine Veca has seen it all. Here she tells The Frisky why she decided to pursue medicine and what to expect if you’re considering a career caring for women’s health.

The Frisky: Why did you choose to become an OBGYN?

Dr. Josine Veca: I love it. I gue…

By: The Frisky / March 24, 2010

In-Vitro Fertilization Turns 30!

Happy 30th Birthday in-vitro fertilization! That’s right, it’s a big b-day for anyone conceived via IVF, especially Louise Brown, the world’s first IVF baby. Her parents, Lesley and John, had tried for nine years to have a child (sounds like fun), when they heard about experimental fertility research being conducted at Cambridge University. Physiologist Robert…

By: Simcha / July 24, 2008

Gadgets: Ye Olde Speculum

The gadget loving guys at Boing Boing have made a list of the Top 10: Gadgets That Go Inside You. While we have a favorite that rhymes with habit (coincidence, we think not), we actually learned something about the least sexy thing you can shove in your secret garden — the speculum. You may joke…

By: Simcha / June 3, 2008