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Endometriosis

The Future of Surrogacy in Minnesota

Erin Havel | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics
Erin Havel

There will be a few challenges along the way, and here's a big one. You found your life's mate and you are ready to start a family. The only trouble is, because of your medical history, your body is incapable of holding a pregnancy to term.

It's Time to Stop Ignoring Women's Health In the Workplace

Kristen DeFalco | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women
Kristen DeFalco

The fact that various health issues and major life events specific to women can be so easily dismissed is astounding. If a female employee is suffering daily from a painful chronic condition or knows she needs to lighten her workload for a few months to protect the health of her baby, shouldn't her right to wellness be given the same consideration as her co-workers?

The Face Of Infertility

Robyn N. Cohen | Posted 04.22.2015 | Women
Robyn N. Cohen

I'm sharing the details of my story, because I am one of millions of women that have fertility issues. It is a horribly devastating feeling to not be able to reproduce.

11 Things to Know Before Walking Into a Fertility Center

Dr. Angeline Beltsos | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Angeline Beltsos

If you think you might have a problem with infertility, where do you start? It can all be very overwhelming. There is a wealth of information available, but distinguishing fact from positive rhetoric can be confusing.

This Is What Endometriosis Feels Like

Abby Norman | Posted 10.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Abby Norman

There are times, at night as I find I can't move because it has pulled me down against my bed, where I find that I, too, must audibly groan. Almost as though I'm harmonizing with the depth of the painful chord inside.

Endometriosis: Devastating for Young Women

Erin Havel | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Havel

Endometriosis, as far as I knew, was something older women may experience. Statistics and facts about "female issues" are not always openly discussed in the same way as other medical conditions.

The Affordable Care Act Gets Us a Step Closer to Equitable Health Care

Somer Meade | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Somer Meade

As a person who has been living with what's commonly known as "a preexisting health condition," and one that can require expensive surgery and even result in emergency-room visits if it gets out of control, I consider the Affordable Care Act a lifesaver.

Eve's Daughters, or, Go With the Flow

Nicole Brittingham Furlonge | Posted 05.27.2014 | Women
Nicole Brittingham Furlonge

While having children has been the most life-altering experience and process I have lived through, I have to say that the blessing that I walked out of those years of (finally) diagnosis and treatment with -- the blessing I think of only now with distance from the moment -- is that I learned the importance of listening to my body's messages.

Chemical Agriculture on the Attack, Again

Alex Formuzis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Alex Formuzis

Keeping politicians on message can sometimes be difficult. That also holds true of corporate chiefs and movie stars. Even the most seasoned, media-savvy folks veer off their talking points on occasion. But that's not the case with the pesticide industry and its clientele.

Lynne Peeples

Another Toxic Threat From Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.08.2013 | Green

A draft summary of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report on the impacts of global warming leaked into the blogosphere last Fri...

A Doctor Told Me to Write in a Journal

Alvina Vasquez | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Alvina Vasquez

I am 34 and divorced, living single in the city. This is not what the 25-year-old me had pictured my life to be. That is okay. I have gotten used to ...

Jason Linkins

Reminder: Contraceptive Care Plays A Role In A Wide Range Of Positive Health Outcomes For Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

Lizzie O'Leary -- late of CNN, current freelancer for National Public Radio -- is a friend of mine who has been fighting chronic endometriosis, as wel...

WATCH: Can Giving Up Fast Food Lead To Better Sex?

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living

On a segment for HuffPost Live, host Nancy Redd led a discussion on how painful sexual intercourse caused by medical conditions can be managed and tre...

I Have What?! Your Guide To Endometriosis

Posted 04.03.2012 | Women

Anna Miller | The Daily Muse For the sake of any male readers out there, I'm going to go ahead and put this disclaimer up front: I will be talking...

Menopause, Hormone Therapy And Endometriosis

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Patricia Yarberry Allen

Endometriosis is a disease that affects more than six million women in the United States alone.

Why Endometriosis Needs More Media Attention

Robyn N. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn N. Cohen

I'm not a Doctor, nor a Nutritionist, nor any type of medical professional. I am a woman who lives with mild endometriosis and I want to tell you why ...

Destination: Motherhood

Robyn N. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn N. Cohen

If you told me ten years ago, "Robyn, you are going to have difficulty getting pregnant", I would have laughed. Now it's February 2010, I'm 36 years o...