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The LA Times has an interesting story about a statement regarding the use of bisphenol A, a compound that has many uses in the plastics industry and also happens to have estrogenic effects. The scientists — including four from federal health agencies — reviewed about 700 studies before concluding that people are exposed to levels…

I recently posted three “Basics”-style blurbs about menopause and hormone therapy (HT). If you missed it, they are here, here, and here. The field has gone through a lot of upheaval since the WHI studies in 2002, and I would just like to share my thoughts on how to approach where we stand now. These…

This is the third part in an overview of menopause and hormone therapy. Parts one and two are

This is the second of a series that examines menopause, hormone therapy, and consequences of each. Today’s installment looks at the makeup of common hormones on the market, physiological consequences of hormone loss and replacement, and the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) studies. A slight emphasis is placed on Alzheimer’s Disease as a segway to the…

I thought I’d hop on the Basics bandwagon. Here’s an oldy of mine with some menopause and hormone therapy background. WARNING: rampant pharmaceutical company sexism ahead. Do not attempt to communicate or reason with Zuska for at least 4 hours after reading. Rumor also has it that Tara is advocating for a beat-down. Parts II…

The blog carnival Mendel’s Garden got bumped because of the holiday. I’ve decided to post it this coming Monday, so I’m giving everyone until Sunday at 6pm EST to get their posts in!

…you might not know what to do you might have to think of how you got started sittin’ in your little room –The White Stripes