• Spilling the Pee on UTIs

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are SUPER common in vagina-owning people and most womxn will experience at least once in their lifetime Make sure to tune in to our UTI episode where Executive Producer Bethney Bonilla talks with Dr Aviva Weinberg, a urologist at Kaiser Permanente  The...

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  • A Graduation from Bleeding: Everything to Know About Menopause

    First, make sure you check out our episode on menopause Menopause is the fourth and final reproductive time point It marks the end of the window where women are able to have children and a new chapter in womens’ lives Because for centuries on end, women have been considered vessels to have...

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  • All the V: Weekly Links

    Here's what we were up to at the V Word this week besides re-playing all the harassment and discrimination we've experienced in the health care field  We have a new episode this week on #TimesUpHealthCare where Dr Erica and Dr Jenn talk all about this - and have an amazing interview with one of...

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  • Even Young Women Have Heart Attacks

    A recent study from the journal Circulation showed that heart attacks are on the rise in young women aged 34-55 We sat down with Dr Abha Khandewal, the Cardiovascular Clinic Chief at Stanford, to discuss inequities in care when it comes to women’s heart health and steps that can be taken to close...

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  • V Word Weekly Links

    Here's what we've been up to at the V word this week besides fighting the patriarchy, one good patient experience with her gynecologist at a time :) LISTENING Check out a few new episodes of The V Word -- One all about BREASTS BOOBS TITS - where we talk beyond cancer and...

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  • Living with Endometriosis: Sofia Arellano

    You sit up in the middle of night, it feels like there is a hot barbed wire wrapped around your insides, tearing your flesh It’s off to the ER again, hopefully for morphine to numb the pounding in your body that feels like you've been hit by a train Likely though, you’re in for a long wait just...

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