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6 Things That Can Make Your Period Irregular

6 Things That Can Make Your Period Irregular

By Hollie Jones Generally speaking, women tend to have cycles that last anywhere between 21 to 35 days (the average is 28 days) and a period tends to appear for […]

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How Can Therapy Help with Social Anxiety?

How Can Therapy Help with Social Anxiety?

Social anxiety affects millions every year, yet more than half of those living with the disorder don’t seek treatment. It’s common to feel anxious or nervous in unfamiliar situations, but […]

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How To Make Sure Your Doctor Takes Your Health Concerns Seriously

How To Make Sure Your Doctor Takes Your Health Concerns Seriously

From a young age, we’re taught that we can trust doctors to cure our aches and pains. And while we hope that will remain true as we get older, recent […]

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Why Neglecting Oral Care Is Hazardous To Your Health

Why Neglecting Oral Care Is Hazardous To Your Health

The Link Between Oral And Physical Health Your oral health and your physical health are inextricably linked. If you have poor oral health, you’re much more likely to have poor […]

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Maintaining A Healthy Physique Despite A Busy Lifestyle

Maintaining A Healthy Physique Despite A Busy Lifestyle

Let’s face it, we all live busy lives. Most of our days are filled with long hours at work followed by chores around the home. It can be difficult to […]

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The 5 Menopause Conversations Every Mom Should Have With Her Daughter

By Taylor Tobin for Fairygodboss A natural biological event experienced by cisgender women, menopause frequently elicits feelings of concern and confusion from those who have yet to begin this part […]

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10 Must-Know Facts About Mirena Crash

10 Must-Know Facts About Mirena Crash

Birth control techniques have always been used by women over the years to prevent pregnancy. There are many contraceptive options out there; women can either rely on daily pills or […]

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What Every Woman Should Know About Preventative Care

What Every Woman Should Know About Preventative Care

Women are often taught, either inadvertently or unconsciously, to put the care and nurturing of everyone else first. That line of thinking has to stop. It’s time for women to […]

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Only 13% Of Healthcare CEOs Are Women — Here’s What These Companies Are Doing Right

Only 13% Of Healthcare CEOs Are Women — Here’s What These Companies Are Doing Right

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss While women make up over 70 percent of the healthcare workforce, they’re significantly underrepresented in senior leadership positions. In fact, according to a report by […]

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Living With A Mental Illness

Living With A Mental Illness

Anyone can have a bad day from time to time, where everything just seems to go wrong. However, for people who live with a mental illness, every day that goes […]

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How To Find Relief From Menstrual Stress

How To Find Relief From Menstrual Stress

It’s impossible to deny or ignore, but the monthly menstrual cycle is a part of every woman’s life from the time they hit puberty until menopause sets in. What people […]

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7 Ways I’m Managing My Endometriosis at Work

7 Ways I’m Managing My Endometriosis at Work

By Natalie Vavricka for Fairygodboss In the fall of 2016, I was a newlywed at the peak of my career. My husband and I purchased our dream apartment, and I […]

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All The Criticism Of The New Period Emoji Proves Why We Need One

All The Criticism Of The New Period Emoji Proves Why We Need One

By Una Dabiero for Fairygodboss There’s an emoji for everything. Or so I thought — until it was announced that there’s a new set of emojis coming, and one of […]

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The Urgent Need For More Female Voices And Leadership In The Healthcare Industry.

The Urgent Need For More Female Voices And Leadership In The Healthcare Industry.

By Caitlin Hoff The recent #MeToo movement momentum has shown the world just how far women still have left to go before equality becomes a reality. From sexism in the […]

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How The Rise Of Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing Access For Women’s Sexual Health

How The Rise Of Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing Access For Women’s Sexual Health

Women have seen numerous progressive movements when it comes to rights, voting and taking up space in the world. But if there is one thing that has yet to evolve […]