Dance instructor Jill Jacobs went into the hospital to get a uterine cyst removed. She left having undergone a total hysterectomy—one she didn't really want, and had hoped doctors might avoid. And yet, a jury only coughed up $142,000 in damages.
The transgender man who became famous after posing for photographs while pregnant recently gave birth to his third child and has decided that he's about had his fill of having a uterus.
Several new studies are challenging previously held beliefs about hysterectomies; specifically, some experts claim that removing the cervix and the ovaries could be detrimental to both a woman's health and her sex life.