womens health - Page 11

Limerence: A Psychological Condition To Describe A Crush That Won’t Go Away

My senior year of college, I fell head over heels in love (or so I thought) for the first time. Aaron* and I had an on-and-off friends with benefits type…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 18, 2011 - 2:00 pm

How Indiana’s Planned Parenthood Will Cope With Defunding

In the past few months, three states have enacted new laws to strip their Planned Parenthod clinics of funding. State and federal funds never paid for abortions because they are…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Girl Talk: My First Sex Partner Gave Me Herpes

“I have to introduce you to my cousin Logan*,” my childhood friend told me emphatically one weekend when I was home from college. “He’s really good looking—if he were taller…

M. Alexander | June 21, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Mommyrexia: When Moms Fight To Stay Thin While Pregnant

Ahh, new parenthood. Full of excitement, late nights, priceless memories, and small joys. But for some women, motherhood comes with a hefty price — MOMMYREXIA. An article in today’s New

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 14, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Girl Talk: My Ladyparts Hurt

Two years ago, I was sitting in the bathtub cheerfully shampooing my unruly mop of hair and engaging my morning ablutions. When the time came to wash my privates, a…

Sally McGraw | May 16, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I Stand With Planned Parenthood

This is not a story of how abortion is right or wrong. Nor is it about what other people are doing with their bodies, or what I think about that…

Angela Tung | March 3, 2011 - 3:00 pm

The Possibility Of Wrinkles, Not Cancer, Gets Women To Quit Smoking

The irony is that vanity is what gets a lot of us ladies to start smoking. We take it up most likely ’cause we think we look sultry while puffing…

Joanne Hinkel | December 14, 2010 - 2:10 pm

I Got Rolfed And I Liked It

This year I finally crossed off something I’ve had on my to-do list since I was 20: I got Rolfed. Rolfing, for those who are unfamiliar with the term, is…

Wendy Atterberry | May 11, 2010 - 5:30 pm

15 Things That Suck More Than Going To The Gynecologist

This week marks National Women’s Health Week here in the U.S., which conveniently comes just in time for my annual pelvic exam. If, like me, you’ve been putting off making…

Wendy Atterberry | May 10, 2010 - 1:30 pm

The World’s Smallest Mother Pregnant With Baby #3

Stacey Herald, 35, is, at just 2 feet 4 inches tall, the world’s smallest woman. She is also the world’s smallest mother, as she is pregnant with her third child,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 10, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Quote Of The Day: Christina Applegate Liked Her Old Boobs Better

“It’s really hard because they just aren’t the same—and I had really good ones. If you have boobs you don’t like, you can go and choose the size you want,

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | September 17, 2009 - 11:10 am

What Exactly Were These Abortions Dr. Tiller Performed?

A 51-year-old anti-abortion activist is in custody in Wichita, KS, after he allegedly shot and killed Dr. George Tiller, 67. Tiller, who had provided abortions to women for over 30…

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2009 - 4:00 pm

This Month In Lady Mags: Beyonce And Bikini Bodies

Not sure if you want to spend $3.99 on this month’s Vogue? Don’t worry, we’ve got Leonora Epstein, Frisky contributor and former lady mag slave, here to tell you exactly

Leonora Epstein | May 29, 2009 - 1:30 pm

A Strained Marriage Is Bad For A Woman’s Health

We’ve all seen the commercial that asks, “Where does depression hurt?” And anyone who’s been depressed knows that it hurts everywhere. But did you know that depression can damage the…

Annika Harris | March 10, 2009 - 4:00 pm
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