Ovulation Changes Women Into Hyper Competitive She-Hulks

Today in Lady Hormones Be Crazy!: New research shows that right around ovulation time, women get more competitive with each other. I guess as far as hormonal side effects go, this one's not bad. I mean, it's not depression and despondency. It's not impulsivity. It's just wanting to be better at stuff than other women.… »2/27/14 5:15pm2/27/14 5:15pm

Almost 40% Of Women Use Their Period As An Excuse To Get Out Of Lame Things

My glorious monthly flow (or, at least, my convincing lies to Mrs. Dunn about having it at that very moment) sure served me well during the swim portion of high school gym class, but for almost half of women, it doesn't end there. An online study of 1,000 women has found that 38% of women have used our menstrual cycle… »10/20/12 2:00pm10/20/12 2:00pm

Your Period Could Save Your Life; Swedish Prisoner Gifts Guards With Wooden Willies

• Scientists have found stem cells in menstrual blood. • And a new company, C'elle, is already offering women period blood storage starting at just $99/year! • Joan Benoit Samuelson, "the matriarch of marathons," is running Olympic trials in Boston for fun. • Amy Poehler eats Honey Nut Cheerios because of The Wire• An… »4/14/08 5:30pm4/14/08 5:30pm