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Pop Culture’s Cystic Ovaries



This week Katee, Dave, and Corbin talk pop culture’s favorite (according to Corbin) syndrome with cystic ovaries, PCOS (polycystic avarian syndrome.) We talk the difference between a syndrom and a disease, symptoms, and treatments. Stay tuned!

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References:

https://www.uptodate.com/contents/diagnosis-of-polycystic-ovary-syndrome-in-adults?source=search_result&search=PCOS&selectedTitle=3~150


Why the long wait?



This week MacKenzie Thayer joins us to talk about abortion laws, specifically those pertaining to waiting periods between counseling and procedures.

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References:

News articles

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2017/10/02/3-day-abortion-waiting-period-upheld-iowa-judge/668072001/

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2017/10/24/iowa-state-supreme-court-blocks-enforcement-abortion-waiting-period/796342001/

Research regarding waiting periods in other states

Roberts SCM, Belusa E, Turok DK, Combellick S, Ralph L. Do 72-Hour Waiting Periods and Two-Visit Requirements for Abortion Affect Women’s Certainty? A Prospective Cohort Study. Womens Health Issues. 2017;27(4):400-406.

Roberts SC, Turok DK, Belusa E, Combellick S, Upadhyay UD. Utah’s 72-Hour Waiting Period for Abortion: Experiences Among a Clinic-Based Sample of Women. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016;48(4):179-187.

Sanders JN, Conway H, Jacobson J, Torres L, Turok DK. The Longest Wait: Examining the Impact of Utah’s 72-Hour Waiting Period for Abortion. Womens Health Issues. 2016;26(5):483-7.

White K, Demartelly V, Grossman D, Turan JM. Experiences Accessing Abortion Care in Alabama among Women Traveling for Services. Womens Health Issues. 2016;26(3):298-304.


My Measurements Are… #MeToo



Content warning: This episode contains discussion of sexual violence and sexual harassment.

In this episode, the Vagibonds discuss the recent Miss Peru pageant where contestants used their platform to shed light on the problem of sexual violence in Peru, and added their voices to an international conversation about the nature of consent and sexual harassment.

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References:

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/11/02/561414660/miss-peru-contestants-startle-peruvians-by-sharing-stats-on-gender-violence


A Vagibonds adventure into Yahoo Answers!



This week Katee and Corbin dive deep into the depths of yahoo to discover the internet’s most burning issues about women’s health. Grab your hiking shorts and speluncking equitment it’s going to be a fun adventure!

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References:

https://www.uptodate.com/contents/clinical-manifestations-and-diagnosis-of-early-pregnancy?source=search_result&search=pregnancy&selectedTitle=2~150


Bring back the nipple



It’s still October which means Breast Cancer Awareness month! This week we talk about some of the aspects of survivorship – including tattooed nipples.

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References:

https://www.today.com/health/meet-tattoo-artist-making-breast-cancer-survivors-feel-whole-again-t48276

http://www.womansday.com/life/real-women/g1939/mastectomy-scar-tattooos/

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/08/12/537066002/video-where-mastectomy-scars-raged-a-tattoo-garden-blooms


Being a teen mom is a pain



This week we talk teen moms once again. Teen moms in Ohio aren’t allowed to consent to their own epidurals. Why are some women allowed to consent to their child’s healthcare but not their own? It’s a stumper.

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References:

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/09/28/554033177/some-states-make-it-hard-for-teen-moms-to-get-pain-relief-in-childbirth?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20170928

https://www.guttmacher.org/state-policy/explore/overview-minors-consent-law


Maternal Mortality by the Numbers



This week Katee, Corbin, and Dave discuss the stark reality of maternal mortality in the United States, as well as potential causes and solutions. They also take a look at the disparities in maternal mortality among black americans.

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References:

https://news.virginia.edu/content/study-links-disparities-pain-management-racial-bias

https://www.vox.com/health-care/2017/7/3/15886892/black-white-moms-die-childbirth-north-carolina-less

https://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/maternalinfanthealth/pmss.html

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/3/23/14988084/white-middle-class-dying-faster-explained-case-deaton

http://www.who.int/gho/maternal_health/countries/en/#U

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2014/maternal-mortality/en/