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24 Nov 2020: Kim Ng is GYNOMITE!

Kim Ng made history this month when she was named General Manager for Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins: a first for a female and for an Asian American.  This isn’t the first First in her storied career.Kim’s career began as a 29 year-old intern for the Chicago White Sox.  There she became Assistant Director of Operations.  In 1995 she became the youngest person to present a salary arbitration case in Major League Baseball.  

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23 Nov 2020: Teens in a Pandemic

This pandemic doesn’t seem to be an ideal situation for…well, anyone and everyone. As challenging and unfamiliar as the last 8 months have been, the reality is we are now deep into our “new normal” with uncertainty for when the chaos will settle. As college kids return home for Thanksgiving, we thought it could be helpful to hear advice and outlook from a college student, minus the tension and frustration that might come from a conversation with one of your own children.

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13 Nov 2020: Why Do Strong Women Irk Us?

I sat with my feelings and I realized: The knee-jerk reaction I’m having to this girl is a direct result of my training. I have been conditioned to mistrust and dislike strong, confident, happy girls and women. We all have. Studies prove that the more powerful, successful, and happy a man becomes, the more people trust and like him. But the more powerful and happy a woman becomes, the less people like and trust her.

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08 Nov 2020: Endometriosis Releaf

Many of our fellow sisters are suffering. Between 10 and 20 percent of American women have endometriosis during their reproductive years. The condition can begin as early as a girl’s first period, and isn’t always resolved by menopause. None of that is good news, however cannabis might just be the answer for women suffering from endometriosis.

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30 Oct 2020: My Hello Again Story

Hi. My name is Krissy, I’m 38, I am post-menopausal, and I use cannabis to treat my symptoms. That’s how I start most of my introductions when meeting people. Kidding. But in all honestly, I have found that I am having more and more conversations with all the people in my life about my experience with menopause and how cannabis can be a natural, non-harmful way to find solutions.
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26 Oct 2020: Sleep: The Cornerstone of Wellness

We’ve all been told that sleep is important, but it’s not everyday you hear why this is the case. Like anything else, fully understanding the benefits of sleep will likely motivate you to get more of it – so we suggest you put your brain to work now so that it can get the rest it needs later. There are endless reasons why sleep is important, and below we highlight five that (we hope!) will convince you to hit the hay.
Andrea-Ghez

14 Oct 2020: Andrea Ghez is GYNOMITE

Rarely talked about but commonly experienced by many women: vaginal dryness. Discomfort surrounding the terms “moist”, “wet”, and “lube” have resulted in the silencing of any relevant discussion for decades - it’s about time we open the conversation about the causes, effects, and solutions to vaginal dryness. 
Memory-Menopause

09 Oct 2020: Memory & Menopause

People usually associate “memory” with implicit memory, which refers to past experiences and routines. For example, recalling song lyrics or a toast at your wedding would be drawing on your implicit memory.

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26 Sep 2020: Menopause 101

You may be surprised to know that the medical profession considers menopause to be nothing more than the year anniversary of your last period.  Haven’t had a period for a year?  Congratulations, you are in menopause.