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The ‘Culture of Silence’ Around Periods Is Putting Girls’ Lives at Risk

A new report reveals how taboos around menstruation and other forms of vaginal bleeding endangers the health of women and girls around the world. In recent years, advocates in the US and abroad have come out in full force for period positivity, working to destigmatize menstruation by pushing legislators to abolish taxes on feminine hygiene products or to provide free pads or tampons in public schools. However, we still have a long way to go. A new report in BMJ Global Health reveals how the global “culture of silence” around…

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Jamaican Sex Expert Chronicles Journey to Better Health Through Diet

Just two weeks before she was scheduled to undergo a hysterectomy to remove fibroids that had plagued her for most of her life, Shelly-Ann Weeks made a decision that would change her life forever. The popular Jamaican sex educator, blogger and columnist known as Dr Sexy Ann, decided to eliminate processed foods, rice, sugar and meat from her diet and switched to eating only fish, vegetables and fruit. Three months later, her fibroids have shrunk to a level that no longer made surgery a necessity, she had dropped over 50…

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Scotland is Giving out Free Tampons to Tackle ‘Period Poverty’

It will be the first country in the world to offer them out for free Tampons may seem like an inexpensive purchase for most of us – something that women have just accepted as a standard monthly addition to their shopping baskets. But for others with financial concerns, shelling out on tampons and pads isn’t always an option. In a new proposal to combat ‘period poverty’, yesterday Scotland became the first country in the world to start offering sanitary products for free. This means that schools legally have to give…

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Abortions Should be Legal

Written by: Shelly-Ann “Dr Sexy-Ann” Weeks Abortion is one of the few topics that gets very passionate responses especially when we look at making it legal. On both sides of the debate, there are valid points that proves the argument one way or the other. My participation to the debate is that it should definitely be legal. There are several reasons for my feelings on the topic, including the fact the Abortion law and similar pieces of legislation is only really evidence of our misogynistic culture’s effort to continue to…

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​What Your Period Blood Consistency Means About Your Health

Even if you’ve consistently had your period every month for most of your life, it’s totally normal to have questions about what exactly is coming out of your body—especially since the consistency of menstrual blood isn’t always, well, consistent. “A fun fact is that menstrual blood is different from blood anywhere else in body in that it usually doesn’t clot, which makes sense because if the blood immediately clotted then it wouldn’t come out,” says ob-gyn Jennifer Ashton, M.D. So if your period’s different from the blood in other parts…

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9 Weird Vagina Issues—Solved!

Let’s face it—there’s a lot that can go wrong below the belt. From itches and odors to bumps and bleeding, sometimes it seems like you need a manual. So we consulted the experts for nine common vagina problems and how to deal—fast! You Noticed a Weird Bump Who wouldn’t freak out after seeing a lump or mark on their privates? This could be so many things, but it’s likely not serious, says ob-gyn Alyssa Dweck, M.D., coauthor of V is for Vagina. It could be anything from an ingrown hair…

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Whoopi Goldberg Launches Weed-Infused Products to help ease Period Pain

Outspoken marijuana fan Whoopi Goldberg today announced she is launching a new line of products featuring the drug that claims to help women who suffer from menstrual stomach cramps. The 60-year-old actress, businesswoman, comedian and television host from New York, who publicly supports marijuana use, told USA Today period pain is ‘not a joke’ and that she wants to help those who suffer from it. Whoopi says that her product, which is released next month, is for people who ‘don’t want to get high high’, but instead simply want a…

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