Women's Health

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Childfreeness: Child Free By Circumstance, Facing Infertility After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

"I was so focused on making choices that would allow me to grow old and have a life that everything else came second. I had to put myself and my health first, which felt radical even while facing a life-threatening disease. It is often expected that women put others before themselves, making decisions based on the good of their partners and families, not necessarily their own needs."

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Operation Save Abortion: Why We Need To Defend Independent Abortion Providers

"Tune in, help us spread the word on social media, and consider sending an email out to any well-heeled folks you know. I know there's a ton going on right now and I know I'm biased, but this country isn't free without access to abortion, and this is checkmate."

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Meet Chelsea VonChaz, The Powerhouse Behind The #HappyPeriod Revolution

"As individuals we need to have more conversations and demand answers. We aren’t demanding change. We’re not paying enough attention. Often when we do pay attention, it’s too late."

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A Conversation With Maternal Health Advocate and Founder of Every Mother Counts, Christy Turlington Burns

We chatted with the founder of Every Mother Counts, Christy Turlington Burns, about the impetus behind her advocacy and the maternal healthcare crisis the US is facing — and what she is doing to combat it.

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The Basics on Intuition, Energy Healing & The Powers Within

We spoke with energy healer Tiffany Jane Challis on how to harness and promote intuitive healing. She gave us a lesson in alternative self-care and tips for walking the path to spiritual wellness.

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Shout Your Abortion Creator Amelia Bonow On How Her Story Grew From A Hashtag To A Movement

The #ShoutYourAbortion movement is giving women the space to raise her voice. We spoke with SYA founder, Amelia Bonow, about the evolution of the organization, dispelling misinformation on abortion services and stories, and what we can all do to right now to hold those accountable who are working to strip rights to women's health.

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9 Non-Invasive Skincare Trends

At every stage of our lives, our skin is telling a unique story about our health. That's why we've teamed up with the experts at Seattle and Bay area spas and skincare clinics, SkinSpirit, to learn all about non-invasive treatments to improve skin radiancy, reduce redness, provide some anti-aging benefits to our skin and help improve our general wellness.

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Navigating Hormones: Facts on Perimenopause and The Things You Can Be Doing Now To Prepare Your Body for Natural Hormonal Shifts

We investigate that seldom talked about stage of menopause, commonly referred to as perimenopause, and various ways we can tune into our bodies to ebb symptoms brought on by hormonal changes.

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Resisting Kavanaugh

Throughout the divisiveness of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination hearing and recent sexual assault allegations, we ponder what lasting effects conservative rhetoric could have on our laws and, more importantly, the private lives of citizens.

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Meet Laura Ash: Clinical Herbalist and Owner of The Scarlet Sage Herb Co.

Laura Ash is a clinical herbalist and owner of The Scarlet Sage Co., the only shop of its kind in San Francisco's Mission District where over 10,000 herbal remedies, crystals, talismans and apothecary goods take center stage. Today Laura gives us a tour of her storefront and Wellness Space + shares her professional, healing insights on the power of herbs.

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The (Web) Edit

The articles on our weekend reading list.

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The (News) Edit

The thoughts and ideas that made us pause, think and, most importantly, consider what is happening in the world this week.

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Getting Started With CBD Cosmetics

We've been hearing this buzz word for the better part of 2018, but what exactly is CBD and how can it benefit your health? Try these 7 CBD products to soothe sore muscles, combat inflammation and improve your overall health.

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Getting Started With Adaptogens

Heard the buzz about adaptogenic herbs, but no clue how to get started incorporating them? Here's an explanation and a bunch of tips to try.

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Motherhood At 40+: Introducing A New Series

Here's the personal story of one woman's journey to becoming a mother -- the first in a new series on starting parenthood at an "uncertain age."

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An Essential Guide To Endometriosis

Get the facts, study the symptoms, and learn that it's your right (and responsibility) to put yourself first, via Jessica Murnane of Know Your Endo.