Want a Raise? Wash Your Vagina

OMG. You’ve got to be kidding. I just heard about a magazine ad that’s got me steaming mad. Check out this full page Summer’s Eve ad in Woman’s Day magazine. The title: “Confidence at Work: How to Ask For a Raise.” The very first suggestion in the eight tips on how to ask for a raise?...more

Things You Don't Tell Your Doctor (But Should)

Great article-- I confess I am guilty, guilty of withholding information. I want to make 2 ...more

How To Lose Weight With Love: An MD’s Thoughts On Owning Your Health

"Expressions of Self Love," artwork by Rita Loyd (c) 2005...more

Female Ejaculation: Fact or Fiction?

photo credit: photoxpress.com ...more

Can Menstrual Cramps Change Your Brain?

For almost ten years, I fed my body continuous birth control pills because periods hurt, and as a doctor-in-training, I was simply too busy to be bothered by even mild menstrual cramps. So by the time I stopped my pills in order to try to get pregnant, I had forgotten how much menstrual cramps suck. The first period wasn’t so bad, but by the third one, I was grabbing my hubby, throwing him on the bed, and screaming “GET ME PREGNANT – NOW!” ...more

I agree 110%...people with chronic pain are treated like things to dealt with rather than with ...more

Vagina Vagina Vagina (VAGINA!)

I call it my vajay jay. I guess you can call it anything really. You've actually inspired me ...more

What Is Human Papillomavirus (HPV)?

Q: I just found out I have HPV. What is it? HPV (Human Papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted disease, and it will infect 75% of young women before the age of 50, if they don’t get vaccinated. It’s the virus that causes genital and anal warts, abnormal pap smears, and cervical cancer....more