A large topic in the United States is the failing healthcare system, and how impossible it can be to receive proper medical attention and prescriptions without falling into debt. While the U.S is ranked in last place in a measure of health care access and quality, it results in higher rates of morality and other […]Read More The War of prescription drugs vs americans
The release of Pixar’s Turning Red has stirred up a conversation about whether or not it is appropriate to have puberty be a subject in a children’s film. Are movies like this a step in the right direction to normalizing periods for young girls or is it too advanced for Disney’s audience?Read More Turning Red: The Importance of Normalizing Periods for Young Girls￼
Why does gender bias still occur in 2022 and how can we overcome it? More specifically, how does gender bias cause harm within the HealthCare system? These are questions we have to ask ourselves, to think about ways we could reduce this problem in HealthCare. In this blog post, I will be discussing three ways […]Read More 3 ways to reduce gender bias in healthcare
I recently had a conversation with a family member of mine about the “controversial” medical procedure that is abortion. As we all know Texas has recently passed a bill limiting the access women have to abortions. The bill insinuates that six weeks is a long enough time for a woman to decide whether she wants […]Read More Abortion, viagra, what’s the difference, right?
The healthcare system in the United States has many flaws and affects so many people. One group of individuals that gets mistreated in the healthcare system is trans people. I don’t identify as transgender, so I can’t speak of personal experiences I have had or the feelings and personal struggles that they have to deal […]Read More The healthcare system has failed the trans community
As our site’s visitors have come to notice, birth control is a topic that is frequently discussed in blog posts. I don’t want to “beat a dead horse,” but I wanted to talk about my story with contraceptives. As a disclaimer, this is just my experience with birth control. Some have had great experiences, others […]Read More Got Birth Control Issues? Let’s Talk About It!
Colorado is changing LGBTQ+ lives. They have announced a new plan to incorporate gender-affirming care as an essential health care benefit. This is a huge win for the LGBTQ+ community. It has not been an easy road to getting equality in healthcare and we are still very far away from that but it is always […]Read More Colorado is changing health care for the LGBTQ+ community
I would like to think of myself as a very lucky individual, I have an amazing family, good health, great friends, and so many other things that I am extremely thankful for. When I was younger I never thought that there would be any instance where mental health would affect me personally because I had […]Read More Mental health
Disclaimer: This is just my personal experience with birth control. As if being a teenage girl does not suck enough, those are the years we are oh so blessed with what is called the menstrual cycle. On top of being extremely embarrassed by my hormonal acne like every other teenage girl without porcelain skin, I […]Read More my journey with Birth control
One minute, my mom was yelling at me; the next, we were out getting ice cream! She is so bipolar! What is the problem with this sentence? I personally am a grammar nut, but a hint is that it would be easily overlooked. I’ll give you a second… Here’s the answer: the word “bipolar” is […]Read More Mental Disorders are NOT Adjectives