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Ovaries

Owning This 'Thing' They Call Menopause and Making it Your B*tch

Lisa Jey Davis | Posted 02.21.2014 | Women
Lisa Jey Davis

I recently wrote a book that's now titled Orchids-The New Black: How to Get Over Your Ovaries and Make the Change of Life Your Bitch. You could say I ...

An Open Letter to My Ovaries

Tracy Beckerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Tracy Beckerman

I thought it was time I wrote you, my dear ovaries, a letter. Word on the street has it that you are not happy about the fact that you are still in business.

You Don't Have to Worry About Menopause Yet, Right?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Ellen Dolgen

We've all heard that there is a peak age for ovulation; a time when your body is ripe with baby-making magic, and there are eggs as far as the sperm c...

Truths and Lies About Aging

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 08.18.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

My gynecologist couldn't find my ovaries. I assured her they were there. She apparently didn't believe me, because she brought in her nurse for a second opinion.

The Fear Marilyn Monroe Revealed To Her Doctor In This Strange Way

Letters of Note | Posted 03.05.2012 | Women

On April 28th of 1952, medical staff at the Cedars of Lebanon hospital in L.A. wheeled an extremely nervous Marilyn Monroe to surgery where she was to...

Stem Cell Shocker Suggests New Fix For Infertility

AP/The Huffington Post | By LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 02.27.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON -- For 60 years, doctors have believed women were born with all the eggs they'll ever have. Now Harvard scientists are challenging that dog...

Genetically Modified Soy Diets Lead to Ovary and Uterus Changes in Rats

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/235 If you're still eating genetically modified (GM) soybeans and you plan on having kids, a Brazilian study...

Benefits Seen For High-Risk Women In Ovary Removal

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — Surgery to remove healthy ovaries gives a triple benefit to high-risk women: It lowers their threat of breast and ovarian cancer, and ...

Transcending Ovaries: Toward Male Equality in the Abortion Debate

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

In Florida's House of Representatives, Rep. Janet Long opposed a bill that would require women to pay for ultrasounds before an abortion, telling adversaries: "Stand down if you don't have ovaries."

Human Egg Raffle Sparks Debate

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — An American infertility clinic seeking business in Britain prompted fierce criticism by offering free eggs from a U.S. woman to one par...

Caster Semenya: Tests Reveal Sprinter Has Both Male, Female Characteristics

New York Daily News | By Oren Yaniv | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Tests show that controversial runner Caster Semenya is a woman ...and a man! The 18-year-old South African champ has no womb or ovaries and her testo...