What It's Like to Be an OB/GYN in Sierra Leone: An Interview

Each day, around 800 women across the globe die because of complications during pregnancy or childbirth. Doctors Without Borders, the international medical organization that sends physicians to impoverished areas, recently launched a multimedia project to illuminate the reality of these unnecessary deaths. Because… »7/22/15 4:05pm7/22/15 4:05pm


Men Delivering Babies: The End of a Two-Century Fad 

When I was pregnant for the first time, I insisted on a male obstetrician. I believed that men had better reflexes, performed better under pressure, and were more technically competent than women. I thought that for the same reason I used to think God made Adam and Eve and not Adam and Steve, the same reason I thought… »7/08/15 4:10pm7/08/15 4:10pm

Is Your OB-GYN Also an Anti-Choice Nutjob Politician?

A frightening number of conservative politicians who gleefully support anti-abortion legislation and make horrifically incorrect statements about women's bodies are also OB-GYNS. Get to know your friendly lady-hating, M.D.-holding representatives so you'll be prepared if one of them tries to get your vote or stick a… »6/24/13 12:25pm6/24/13 12:25pm

Gynecologists Don’t Want to Hear About What Ladies Do with Their Ladyparts

According to a self-flagellating report in what should be called the Journal of Sexual Healing but is instead prosaically named the Journal of Sexual Medicine, a national survey of OB-GYN sexual history screenings have revealed that doctors are shying away from discussing sexy times with their patients. »3/24/12 1:30pm3/24/12 1:30pm

US Halts Funding Condoms For African Clinics • Common Herpes Virus Linked To Brain Cancer

• The US government has cut off »10/06/08 5:30pm10/06/08 5:30pm USAID funding of contraceptives to clinics run by Marie Stopes International because the government alleges the organization supports forced abortions and the national family planning program in China, which MSI denies. • A of 20 men and 20 women found that people prefer cars with…

Palin Supporters Ask Area Teen To Help "Make A Photoshop" • Evil Australian Gyno Finally Arrested

Wow, Sarah Palin gets Photoshopped »9/10/08 5:30pm9/10/08 5:30pm into something than a bikini. Is this progress? • In the past decade there has been a 40% increase of female soldiers training to be officers in the , as more and more UK soldiers are being expected to serve in Afghanistan and Iraq. • shows that sexual harassment is 10 times more…