PCOS Blog

PCOS: Check Out Our Chat

We at the Center for Young Women’s Health are passionate about helping young women with PCOS. In fact, many years ago we were the first Children’s Hospital ever to offer a special forum where young women diagnosed with PCOS could chat with their peers–other teens…

Allergy alert hospital wristband with blue medication tablets.

Excuse me…Do you have any allergies?

If you have been to a doctor’s office lately, I’m sure that at least one person you came in contact with asked if you had any allergies. If you’ve ever had a severe reaction to something you ate, drank, touched, breathed in or received as…

homemade blackberry popsicle

Cool Off with a Healthy Frozen Treat

The summer months are a great time to be outside, spend time with friends and enjoy more free time than you may have during the school year. Between sunscreen and bathing suits, there is often opportunity for frozen treats such as ice cream and popsicles….

Beautiful young Indian woman listening music with earphones by smart phone

Is Social Media Controlling Your Life?

In the past year, I’ve made more social media accounts than I have in my whole life: Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, and this summer, I’m considering making one for Snapchat. This list doesn’t even include texting and all of the games I’ve downloaded to my phone….

President Barack Obama signs H.R. 3630 - Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 in the Oval Office, Feb. 22, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

Obamas Movements for Transgender People

Under the Obama administration, the Affordable Care Act was created. This act protects citizens from discrimination based on sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation. However, recently, North Carolina passed their House Bill 2 (aka Transgender Bill) mandating that people would have to use restrooms designated…