You Need an HPV Test...and no, you're not too old!

We’ve all had the PAP tests since we can remember – or at least starting at puberty when those god-awful stirrups presented themselves in a sterile, hostile and authoritarian way. I dreaded those yearly appointments that seemed to pop up on the calendar more than I ever wanted....more

A Taboo Explored: Cancer, Sexuality and Intimacy

We’re a culture that mixes sexy and boobs.  So, can a woman feel sexy without breasts? ...more

Have a Heart for Diet Coke?

Are you hooked on diet sodas, thinking you can shed a few extra pounds by avoiding sugar? Here’s what Marcelle Pick, NP, Co-Founder of the Women-to-Women Clinic in Yarmouth, Maine has to say about diet sodas and how they affect women. “Companies have spent billions of dollars convincing all of us that diet soda is the healthier, lighter choice — that all we have to lose is the calories, ergo the weight. And since so many of us are struggling with ...more

Get Past the Boobs: An Open Letter to Women's Health Advocates

We’ve watched the ad and witnessed the controversy.  Now, we’re asking: “What’s next?”...more

Beauty Pearls for Chemo Girls: An On-LIne Radio Show Coming Up on Sat. Sept. 26th

A recent New York Times article, “My Brain on Chemo, Alive and Alert”, held my feet to the fire to recognize the routines in my life I sometimes abhor.  Only good health affords us the priviledge of ignoring gratitude and bliss in favor of blurred images of how we spend our precious time here.  ...more