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Sexual Misconduct In Healthcare And What You Can Do About It

The healthcare industry is in desperate need of institutional change if it truly aims to combat sexual misconduct.

The healthcare industry is in desperate need of institutional change if it truly aims to combat sexual misconduct.

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The Way Doctors Approach Body Weight Is Killing Women

It’s time for doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to take a long, hard look in the mirror and recognize their body weight biases.

It’s time for doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to take a long, hard look in the mirror and recognize their body weight biases.

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Do You Have A Fat Kid? Here’s What To Do.

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I have five children. At birth, they weighed anywhere from 7.5 to almost 11 pounds.

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How Fat Shaming Leads To Eating Disorders

Fat shaming doesn’t have any positive outcomes, but it has plenty of negative ones. A study found that fat shaming leads to eating disorders for some girls.

Fat shaming doesn’t have any positive outcomes, but it has plenty of negative ones. A study found that fat shaming leads to eating disorders for some girls.

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FODMAPs: Healthy Foods Were Killing My Digestive System

I’m not free of symptoms and I probably never will be. But the Low FODMAP diet helped me in more ways than decreasing my pain.

I tried everything to make my symptoms go away. Eventually, after nearly ten years, I started finding articles about the low FODMAPs diet.

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Take The Cake: Medical Fatphobia Almost Killed My Friend

Fighting for fat rights isn’t just about fighting for access to clothing or the demand to be seen as beautiful. Image: Virgie Tovar.

We forego doctor visits because we know with near-total certitude that we are going to be told to lose weight. That we don’t need care — we just need to “cut back.”

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I Have A Love/Hate Relationship With Exercise And I'm Okay With It

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10 Ways To Cope With A Difficult Diagnosis

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11 Things Your Labor Nurse Wants You To Know—But Probably Won't Tell You

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The Painful Condition Of Vulvodynia: Are You At Risk?

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When your vajayjay hurts, you know it's going to be a bad day. . .

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