Just like other skin surfaces on the body, the areola (dark circle around the nipple) contains hair follicles. It’s the nemesis of many a woman, and another entry on the long list of body hair woes. Human beings are mammals, and you don’t qualify as a mammal without a certain necessary amount of body hair. It’s just how we’re
Girl-boy friendships matter. While friendships happen irrespective of the gender, a girl-boy bond particularly matters. They give children a chance to explore themselves outside of constrictive gender stereotypes and question them as well. These friendships also allow children to prepare for adulthood, during which many of us will work alongside, and often have romantic relationships with, another gender. A girl
Tina Bejarano was 17-years-old when she gave birth to her baby girl Kristin in Los Banos, California. Her mother initially told her she could not keep the baby and took it from her. Bejarano’s mother informed her that the child died just minutes following her birth. 29 years later, Bejarano has found that her daughter was
Breast cancer is rare in 20s or 30s, accounting for less than 5% of all cases, but it’s the most common cancer for women in this age group. Younger women with breast cancer experience unique challenges. For women under 40, breast cancer is often diagnosed in its later stages, when it tends to be more aggressive.