A Call for Advocacy and Empathy

My daughter has daily IV treatments that require the use of an infusion company, home nurse visits, and an endless amount of supplies for the care of her chest port. She struggles with “brain fog”- which is a form of cognitive impairment that many people with many forms of chronic illness experience. Therefore, I am … More A Call for Advocacy and Empathy

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Why medicine often has dangerous side effects for women

“Women’s health became synonymous with reproduction: breasts, ovaries, uterus, pregnancy. It’s this term we now refer to as “bikini medicine.” And this stayed this way until about the 1980s, when this concept was challenged by the medical community and by the public health policymakers when they realized that by excluding women from all medical research … More Why medicine often has dangerous side effects for women