It seems that bias toward males still exists in American research labs. When scientists investigate new drugs to cure diseases, they test them on male rats and men and extrapolate their results to women. Women are prescribed new medications that don't work, make them sick, or kill them because the pills weren't tested on women.
No amount of recognition (which I didn't get) or dangled promotion (which I also didn't get) could have made up for what I lost. They could not have compensated for those intrusions -- intrusions into my time, my space, my family, and my life.
It's understandable if you feel completely overwhelmed in your hardest moments. It's also pretty normal that you may want to escape it all and check out, but it isn't what will ultimately serve you best.
A significant shift in the law has just made it more difficult for the injured to get justice in Florida. The change occurred quietly when Florida's Third District Court of Appeal affirmed the dismissal of the personal injury case of Maria Franco Perez, a Miami woman who brought suit against her employer alleging that her stress level at work caused her to give birth 20 weeks early.
A smiling receptionist is there to greet you as you enter the lobby of the Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center in San Francisco's East Bay. She directs you to the registration desk, where there's no wait. A nice woman hurries to finish up a conversation and is ready to help.
We can become more aware of how we feel about our bodies, and what our bodies need by reminding ourselves that hunger is not always about food. Food and emotions are deeply connected.
These stats raise questions about everything from sex education and the correct use of contraception to reproductive rights and population problems.
This is it, I stupidly thought. Finally -- someone is coming forward to speak the truth about the ever-shrinking standards set for women in the media. Wrong! Of course. As jaded and cynical as the media has taught me to be, I still have fleeting moments of blissful ignorance.
You've been trying to get pregnant for a year and it's just not happening. It isn't surprising that you may think you are headed straight for IVF since it's the most talked about fertility treatment option. However, your fertility journey will likely begin with tests followed by one of several low tech treatment options.
How do women get career plans in place, look forward with energy and excitement and better manage their well-being and resiliency?
Ecology refers to the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings. I was recently introduced to the work of Sandra Stein...
Heartiest congratulations on your recent election and historic win; a phenomenon that reaffirmed our democratic beliefs! Obviously, several things in India need to change; and if there is one person who has the courage, dedication and vision to put our country on the path to greatness, my hope is that that person is you.
June is National Men's Health Month, with National Men's Health Week set to begin June 9. That makes it a good time to remind the men in our lives about the importance of taking care of their health in general, and to remind them that men get breast cancer, too.
When I speak with family caregivers, especially in support groups, they often equate burnout with failure. Never mind the ramifications that burning out can have on a caregiver's health and well-being.
The pressures to achieve material and outward success will come at you from everywhere, and the world will not be generous in leaving you the time to connect with family and friends, to serve others, to fulfill your life in the most important ways. Setting those boundaries and creating that space comes down to you.
Too many people, such as Allison Pearson of The Telegraph and everyone who has remained silent, seems to think that TV presenter Kirstie Allsop had a point when she said women should get pregnant instead of going to university.