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The Price of Period Poverty

Too many people who menstruate struggle to afford period products

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Could It Be PMS?

Three out of four women experience premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, at some point in their lives—and it's never fun. Learn more about how to keep PMS at bay.

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What Is Endometriosis?

Watch this video to learn about the symptoms, risk factors and treatments for endometriosis

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Cervical Cancer

Unlike breast cancer, cervical cancer may not be a female disease you hear about every day. However, both cervical cancer and the virus that causes most cases of cervical cancer—HPV—are prevalent and worth every woman's attention. READ MORE

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The Different Stages of Menstruation

As we get older, our periods — and how we view them — change

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My Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Led to Iron-Deficiency Anemia and Disrupted My Career, but I Took My Life Back

I realized I couldn't keep living with debilitating bleeding and fatigue every month. Finally, I found the diagnosis and the care that I needed

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I Thought My Heavy Bleeding Was Normal — Until It Almost Killed Me

My fibroids caused severe anemia, and I needed a blood transfusion. But I've learned to manage the condition and advocate for the compassionate care I need

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Iron Deficiency Anemia and Heavy Periods: What’s the Connection?

Weakness, headaches and even feeling out of breath are common symptoms, but sometimes they may point to a larger problem.

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HealthyWomen Statement on Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act (SB 4397)

Sen. Kamala Harris recently introduced legislation to support uterine fibroids research and education.

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Hysterectomy Basics

What you need to know about the procedure: reasons, risks and alternatives.

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After My Hysterectomy, I’m Living My Best Life

After living with the pain of fibroids for 17 years, treating them was the best gift I could give myself.

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