How Do Governors Impact Abortion Access in Their State?

How Do Governors Impact Abortion Access in Their State?

Posted on November 12, 2015 by Palmer Gibbs Although legalized since the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, abortion is far from a settled issue in the United States. While the topic pops up on the national level as a rallying cry during presidential debates and campaigns, the real action takes place on the […]

Life After Mastectomy

Life After Mastectomy

How Breast Reconstruction Can Help You Have A Fulfilling Life After Mastectomy It was one of those days you want to spend with your friends over a glass of wine and talk about the latest beauty trends and celebrity gossip. Marnie Lynn Sennett and her friends were socializing, discussing diets, fitness and how to stay […]

Aftercare, Reasonable Post-Operative Expectations

Aftercare, Reasonable Post-Operative Expectations

Article Highlights Anyone deciding to get plastic surgery wants a surgeon whose primary goal is to protect their patient during and after the procedure It is in your best interest to ask upfront about the kind of follow-up care that is offered at your surgeon’s facility There is “no foolproof way to choose a plastic […]

How Climate Change Could Affect Your Health

How Climate Change Could Affect Your Health

Posted on December 3, 2015 by Sabrina Perry The term “universal agreement” is almost an oxymoron given how infrequently everyone can agree on something. However, that’s exactly what the UN Climate Change Conference, which is currently underway until December 11, hopes to achieve — a universal agreement on climate, from all nations of the world. […]

Body Dysmorphic Disorder. For a world obsessed with appearances.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder. For a world obsessed with appearances.

By Shevaugn Johnson Article Highlights Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a debilitating condition that is estimated to affect approximately 1% of the population BDD has been reclassified from a somatoform disorder to a variant of obsessive-compulsive disorder BDD is characterized by repetitive behaviors or mental acts that manifest as excessive preoccupations with perceived flaws in appearance […]

Being Realistic When Pursuing Cosmetic Surgery

Being Realistic When Pursuing Cosmetic Surgery

Article Highlights Patients with realistic expectations are always happier and more satisfied with their plastic surgery than patients who expect to look like someone they never were There is a “complex interplay of factors” that a patient should take into consideration Younger patients often require a different operation than older ones, even if they have […]

The Pleasure Principle, The Ways To Rev Up Your Sex Drive

The Pleasure Principle, The Ways To Rev Up Your Sex Drive

Article Highlights For many women, sexual desire is a much more complex and variable thing than it is for many men Every woman has her own unique set of sexual desires, triggers and needs When a woman is depressed or she has a conflict with her partner or feels that little intimacy is left in […]

Plastic Surgery and Self-Esteem

Plastic Surgery and Self-Esteem

Article Highlights Women who are experiencing psychological difficulties at the time they seek out cosmetic surgery may not feel satisfied afterwards, and in some cases may feel worse cosmetic surgery can be a very positive change for women If a plan is not discussed in detail ahead of time, it could result in the partner […]

The Sex You Want, Looking Forward To Dating Again

The Sex You Want, Looking Forward To Dating Again

Article Highlights Divorced women interested in a sexual relationship are often concerned with getting used to dating again Practicing how to talk about sex with a potential partner Women may find they hold back due to their insecurities You’ve dreamed about sex with a stranger, who surprises you with the one-night stand you’ve been itching for. […]