Friday, January 20, 2012 at 1:37 pm — admin
70% of the total number of hysterectomies are done in via a surgical method pioneered in 1843! (There a plenty of great less-invasive more modern means available, such as laparoscopic or robotic surgeries.)
Women who have undergone hysterectomies have a 60% greater risk of incontinence after age 60 than abstainers.
(Sources: More magazine, CDC, UCSF study)
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 4:04 pm — admin
Women who served in the U.S. Army in Iraq and Afghanistan were involved in combat at significantly higher rates than in previous conflicts, and screened positive for post-traumatic stress disorder at the same rate as men. AND: Twelve percent of women reported exposure to military sexual trauma (MST), defined as sexual assault or repeated sexual harassment, as opposed to 1 percent of men. source, UCSF.