Category: Consumer Health Info

Osteoporosis: Screening and Diagnosis

Pharmaceutical companies trying to sell drugs have pushed for the adoption of flawed screening techniques that medicalized age-related bone loss. The result? Many healthy women were prescribed osteoporosis drugs despite their serious side effects and risks.

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Fibroids

Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors found within the uterine walls, often resulting in a change in the size or shape of the uterus.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age. PCOS causes a woman’s body to produce excessive amounts of androgens or testosterone, hormones that are associated with male sex characteristics and reproduction.

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Policy Facts: Abortion with Pills (Medication Abortion)

Abortion with pills, also called medication abortion, is a safe and effective way to end a pregnancy by inducing miscarriage. When pregnant people visit the doctor for an abortion using pills, they are most often prescribed two different drugs, to be taken 1-2 days apart.

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