How do covid-19 vaccines affect your periods?
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(Maria Cohut/ Medical News Today) — COVID-19 vaccines are arguably the world’s most important tool in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Around the world, 19 vaccines have received emergency use authorization from the relevant regulatory authorities in at least one country.

However, one issue has continued to  …

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Women’s health is better when women have more control in their society
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(Siobhan Matison, Adam Reynolds, Katherine Wander/ The Conversation) — Gender disparities in health are not a phenomenon unique to the pandemic. Long before COVID-19, women made less money than men, had more child care responsibilities and were at increased risk of gender-based violence.

But now, the pandemic has made  …

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The myths and misconceptions about menopause
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(Chloe Shantz-Hilkes/ CBC Radio)If Dr. Jen Gunter hadn’t become a gynecologist, she would have had plenty of cause to dread menopause.

“My mother’s menopause was volcanic,” she writes in her new book The Menopause Manifesto. “If that was all I had to go on, I would have been quite  …

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