PCOS Blog

PCOS: Make it a Pair with Protein

For young women with PCOS, we recommend eating a balanced diet which includes whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and protein. Protein is important for rebuilding muscles and repairing tissues in the body and helps keep blood sugar level. It also keeps us full between meals….

Into the Wilderness

Imagine nothing beyond the sight of decaying evergreen with overgrown grass and trees around you with the feeling of mud and rotting plants on your clothing. This was my life for two weeks-camping, canoeing, hiking, and portaging (the struggle of carrying a 70 pound canoe…

Teens Speak

High school and the time around it is about growth. I have grown so much in so many areas since my freshman year. The area of growth that has been the most important in my life has been communication. It is a strange time to…

I Was The Victim

On Tuesday, April 25th of last year, I was personally victimized and my life changed forever. I stood in the hallway of the second floor, and the action that was done to me left me in utter shock—what was next to come would influence my…

Welcome Judy!

Hello!­­ My name is Judy and I am excited to join the Youth Advisory Program at the Center for Young Women’s Health. I am currently a junior at Boston Latin High School and at the moment, I am interested in nonprofit work, the medical field,…

PCOS Blog

What happens if you don’t treat PCOS?

If you are dealing with a new PCOS diagnosis and you are still trying to wrap your head around why treatment is important, you will want to keep reading to find out why controlling PCOS symptoms will greatly reduce your risk of health complications now…

Evolving Perceptions

I think the best part about meeting new people is getting to know their perspective and views on different things. It’s so interesting to see how people’s backgrounds influence their thoughts. College is all about meeting new people from different walks of life. In my…

Small Things You Can Do to Save Big

Math may not be your favorite subject but it is an important one-especially when it comes to your financial future. Finances can be overwhelming, and may seem difficult to understand at first. Thankfully, there are a few simple things you can do that can make…