Iran Was Too Good At Birth Control And It Backfired

Last week, Iran’s parliament approved a ban on permanent birth control and birth control advertising. The ban includes vasectomies and similar women’s surgeries, and doctors who carry out these procedures will face arrest. The passage of the bill was covered in the West with the usual tongue-in-cheek style reserved for times when a Middle Eastern country behaves in exactly the way the dominant Western narrative dictates it should. But in the case of Iran’s permanent birth control ban, the simplification is a staggering example of modern Orientalism....more

Deciding if Hormone Replacement Therapy is Right For You

Why do so many doctors or doctor’s wives take Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)? Because a body of scientific evidence supports its safety and health benefits....more