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Curing the Female ‘Curse’

Birth control pill manufacturer Wyeth has whipped up a new product, Lybrel, that will not only prevent pregnancies but will apparently eliminate menstrual periods altogether.  Does this development constitute a liberating break from biology for women or a subtle message that their bodies need to be somehow ‘fixed’?

Posted on Apr 20, 2007 READ MORE


Menstruation Fast Becoming Optional

The 22-year-old featured in this story hasn’t had a period since she was 17, thanks to new hormonal contraceptives that many young women are using.

Posted on May 21, 2006 READ MORE


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