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Drawing of a uterus with a smiley face inside.

There’s a load of laundry in the dryer; I should take it out and fold it. There are two more loads waiting to take its place; I should put at least one of them in. In reality, I will pull

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Have you met my uterus?

Drawing of a uterus, including an angry face and text "FU!" on the inside of it.

Another post in the WEGO Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge. (I am sort of sad to be coming toward the end of April, just when I’d committed that acronym to memory.) Today’s prompt reads: Health Mascot. Give yourself, your condition,

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Not the Brilliantist Mad Lib Ever

But, you know. I followed the instructions: Health Madlib Poem. Go to : http://languageisavirus.com/cgi-bin/madlibs.pl and fill in the parts of speech and the site will generate a poem for you. Feel free to post the Madlib or edit it to

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Miracle Grapefruit Spoons

Disclaimer: This product description has been provided for entertainment purposes only. It has not been approved by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. As you may have guessed, the health blog challenge thingie (you

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Pain, Real & Imagined

[Note: While I am still participating in the WEGO Health Activist challenge, the prompt for today was to write a letter to my 16-year-old self, the likes of which I’ve already done relatively recently, so I decided that the better

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Endo Fact #30: The Future

Via Carolyn Kimmel and PennLive: Current research is focused on the role of the immune system in the development of endometriosis and the gene changes that allow the endometrial cells to become independent and distinctly different from the cells inside

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This is not really an endo fact, #29.

Rather, it’s a quotation from Padma Lakshmi, co-founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, as quoted in this Huffington Post article: We just alerted them to the signs and symptoms of endometriosis, looking for whether a girl misses school every

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