Under Construction: An Alternate View

Here’s the question: Is breast reconstruction really worth it? How much are we willing to go through to “save” the ‘girls’ while we’re saddled with saving our lives from the ravages of breast cancer? There’s nothing pretty about surgery I’ll never forget the first time I observed surgery as a grad student. It was orthopedic […]

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Our Bodies, Our Future

It’s March 1st, the start of Women’s History Month. And when I think of how much has changed for women — and how much has yet to change — I think, in particular, of our health. In 1973, I was a freshman in college and was living just outside of Boston. Roe v. Wade had […]

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