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How Covid Vaccine Affects Menstrual Cycles

HEALTHYWOMEN.ORG – When I got the alert that COVID-19 vaccines were available to people 16 and over in Los Angeles, I booked the soonest available appointment. This was in late March, and by then I well understood that it's normal for the vaccine (specifically the second dose, as required with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) to trigger flu-like symptoms and other temporary ailments. A few days of feeling achy and tired is nothing compared to the risk of...

Why Some Orthodox Jewish Women Won’t Get Vaccinated

In ultra-Orthodox circles in New York, where women marry at a younger age and birthrates dwarf those of the general population, the spread of unsubstantiated rumors about the coronavirus vaccine’s potential adverse effects on fertility and pregnancy have been particularly effective in dissuading young women from getting the vaccine.

“Should I reschedule my mammogram if I recently received the COVID-19 vaccine?”

“The most important thing patients should understand is that there is no danger of breast cancer associated with the COVID-19 vaccine, and you should plan on getting your vaccines as soon as you are eligible.”

Meet Kamala Harris’ Stepdaughter

In January, just days after the inauguration, Ella Emhoff was signed as a model with IMG Models Worldwide, per Insider. The company is famous for representing iconic supermodels like Gigi and Bella Hadid, Karlie Kloss, and Ashley Graham.

WHO Boss Admits Slow Response To Sex Abuse Reports

The panel commissioned by the WHO does not include any law enforcement agencies to investigate if any of the reported sexual exploitation was criminal and its reports will be submitted only to the WHO.

Take It Off, Take It ALL Off – Except For The Mask

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When California stripper Brittney, 26, walked into San Francisco’s reopened Gold Club stripping venue again in April after a year, she was confronted with masked-up dancers and just a clutch of patrons. “My heart just sank. This is just so, so sad,” said Brittney, who asked that her last name not be disclosed to protect her 6-year-old son. An hour of that four-hour shift was spent just waiting for customers and she...

“Alarming” Number Of Deaths From Heart Disease In Women

Despite being responsible for causing 35% of deaths in women each year, cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women remains under-studied, under-recognised, under-diagnosed, and under-treated, with women under-represented in clinical trials.

WHO Sex Abuse Is Now An International Incident

British, European and American diplomats and donors have voiced serious concerns about how the World Health Organization handled sex abuse allegations involving its own staff during an outbreak of Ebola in Congo, as reported this week by The Associated Press and Headline Health.

Is Vaccine Disrupting Women’s Periods?

From heavy flow to even bleeding during menopause - women say they're experiencing different cycles after getting vaccinated.

WHO Covered Up Sex Abuse of African Nurses: Report

A WHO staffer and three Ebola experts working in Congo during the outbreak separately told management about general sex abuse concerns around Diallo, The Associated Press has learned. They said they were told not to take the matter further.

Beauty Of Mastectomy Tattoos Revealed

"I realized I had been avoiding looking at myself in the mirror. I was averting my eyes from my chest and my scar. I didn't realize this was an issue until I stopped doing it. Suddenly I had this beautiful piece of art. I stopped looking away."

Young Adults Rejecting Vaccine Fears

Medscape Medical News – Although vaccination rates against the human papillomavirus (HPV) remain low for young adults across the United States, the number of self-reported HPV vaccinations among women and men between the ages of 18 and 21 years has markedly increased since 2010, according to new research findings. The findings were published online April 27 as a research letter in JAMA. In 2006, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the HPV vaccine for the...

‘Gender Reveal’ Stunts Keep Killing People

Already this year the gender reveal trend has claimed three lives. In February, an expectant father in New York was killed, and his brother seriously injured, when a device they were building for a gender reveal exploded.

FDA Approves Mail-Order Abortions

Women seeking an abortion pill will not be required to visit a doctor's office or clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. health officials said Tuesday in the latest reversal in an ongoing legal battle over the medication.

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