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“I will try to maintain some sort of normalcy today, regardless of what is coming out of me," I assured myself. (Image credit: Flickr/adifansnet)

To Anyone Who Doubts The Awesomeness Of Women, Here's What A Period Is Like IRL

I’m tired of men in suits making decisions on behalf of my lady parts. If you want to control my reproductive system, then you better go ahead and Read...
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I am no longer that little girl who counts the days until she leaves me.

Meeting My Friend At 10, Saying Goodbye At 50

“My friend” was ever faithful despite my hostility towards her presence. Every 28 days, like clockwork, she would arrive. Read...
Gloria DiFulvio    |   03.13.17   |   SHARE
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A relief for the pain, without the high. (Image Credit: David Shankbonevia via Wikimedia Commons)

Period Pain? Pot To The Rescue (Thanks, Whoopi!)

Cannabis is gaining traction as a potential solution to numerous Read...
Marcia G. Yerman    |   12.13.16   |   SHARE
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Religious Freedom Restoration Act Under Scrutiny: Will Birth Control Fall to the Firing Squad?

A recent survey found that 58% of women who use the birth control pill use it for reasons other than contraceptive measures, but that's not stopping Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   03.13.14   |   SHARE
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