Women’s Health

99 Reasons to Stop Wearing Artificial Fragrances and Perfume...
99 Reasons to Stop Wearing Artificial Fragrances and Perfume

We have a body odor problem in this country. But it’s not what you probably think. Yes, some of us stink pretty badly (thanks, Standard American Diet), bu

Are Statins Right for Women?
A Brave Doctor Says Not For Her Pati
Are Statins Right for Women? <br/>A Brave Doctor Says Not For Her Patients!

Sometimes, pharmaceutical companies and their doctorly friends collectively make a bold move that shows their hand. Usually, this is in the form of indiscri

A Patient Shares Her Story of Overcoming Candida...
A Patient Shares Her Story of Overcoming Candida

By Be Well Health Coach Kerry Bajaj Last June, we saw a patient named Charlotte who had fatigue, poor digestion and itchiness all over her body, which are c

Are Gut Bacteria the Secret to Losing Weight?...
Are Gut Bacteria the Secret to Losing Weight?

By Be Well Health Coach Katrine van Wyk Did you know that your body is the home of trillions of microbes? And even more, did you know that these little crit

10 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins in Hair Salon Products...
10 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins in Hair Salon Products

In July 2013, a new study published in Environmental Health Perspectives reported that women with the highest level of “phthalates” in their urine were

Is Your Make-up Toxic?
Find Out Fast With Two Health-Saving Apps.
Is Your Make-up Toxic? <br/>Find Out Fast With Two Health-Saving Apps

On this blog, my contributors and I often discuss the dangers of personal care and cosmetic products because so many of their ingredients include toxic chem

Combining Chemicals in Cosmetic Products May Increase Risk—Study...
Combining Chemicals in Cosmetic Products May Increase Risk—Study

Look at the back of most skin care and cosmetic products and you’re likely to see long, convoluted chemical names that you can’t pronounce. But no worri

What You Need to Know About the HPV Vaccine...
What You Need to Know  About the HPV Vaccine

Questions about HPV and whether getting the HPV vaccine will protect you and your children from getting cervical, throat, and other cancers are on the foref

Fragrance: What You Need to Know...
Fragrance: What You Need to Know

What’s that smell? Unfortunately, there’s no way to know. “Fragrance” is considered a trade secret by law, so companies are not required to

That Naughty Little Pill...
That Naughty Little Pill

It was early in my actualization as a feminist-minded, righteous post-adolescent that I began to think of birth control as a woman’s right (who was anyone