• 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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  • V Word Weekly Links

    Here's what we were up to this week besides listening to Solange's new album When I Get Home on repeat LISTENING We recorded a new episode this week on the history of contraception - listen in! It's a good one READING Maternal Mortality in the US (Emily Kaplan,...

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  • V Word Weekly Links

    Here's what we've been up to this week besides trying out our new essential oil face washes we made at a Wing Event a few weeks ago: READING I didn't kill my baby (NYTimes) a must read Women on Postpartum Bodies (Mothermag) What you need to know about Emergency Contraception (Ebony...

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  • V Word Weekly Links

    Here's what we were up this week besides delivering babies! New podcast on Incontinence (peeing yourself) with Dr Rogo-Gupta READING The Cut's Best Sex Writing (The Cut) Masturbation, Talking dirty, etc Alcohol in Pregnancy (NYT) Postpartum Depression: New programs and...

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