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Grad student, 24, diagnosed with breast cancer after a partner felt a lump in her breast during sex

How a night can change your life: Grad student, 24, diagnosed with breast cancer after a casual partner felt a lump in her breast during sex Alyssa Dyal was 23, a film student in Boston, when her hookup felt a lump in her breast Within months she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer Now,… Read More »

7 Things You Should Never Say To Your Partner During An Argument

Let’s face it — unless you’re a cast member on the Real Housewives, most of us don’t enjoy arguments. They’re usually awkward, unpleasant and leave you feeling emotionally drained. But whether we like it or not, they’re a normal (and often necessary) part of being in a relationship. When handled correctly, disagreements can actually help… Read More »

Menopausal Symptoms More Common in Women with History of Intimate Partner Violence

While we have identified various sociodemographic variables as factors which modulate vulnerability to menopausal symptoms, no studies (to my knowledge) have looked at how a history of intimate partner violence (IPV) or other traumatic exposures may affect susceptibility to menopausal symptoms.   A recent study looked at menopausal symptoms in 2,016 women (40 to 80… Read More »