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What is Asbestos and is it Harmful?
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What is Asbestos and is it Harmful?

Recently, FemSTEM paired up with Samantha Stuhler, an analyst for an environmental testing company, to talk about the EPA and its importance in our current society.  As we did this, we talked about minerals that Miss Stuhler directly works with — asbestos. When asked if the introduced bill to dismantle the EPA […]

Easy Tips to Dealing with IBS-C From Personal Experience
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Easy Tips to Dealing with IBS-C From Personal Experience

*Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, and this is not medical advice.  This is just what I’ve used (based on doctor recommendations) to help deal with my own IBS-C.   Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (or IBS-C) is a very common condition that effects the large intestine.  In fact, of IBS […]

What is Endometriosis and What Should You Know About it?
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What is Endometriosis and What Should You Know About it?

Endometriosis is a very common, and extremely painful, physical disorder that takes its residence in the tissue of your uterus.  There’s over 200,000 cases a year!  However …even though it’s that common, the disorder is not talked about often enough.  And there are many women who deal with this disorder and may not even […]

ICYMI: China is Facing an Outbreak of H7N9
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ICYMI: China is Facing an Outbreak of H7N9

H7N9 is an Avian Flu that has been spreading throughout China to a large degree. This is not to be confused with the flu in Tennessee, USA which is H7N9 HPAI. This is different, though still a form of a bird flu. This outbreak in China of H7N9, however, is the […]

Women Have Been Displaying Symptoms of PTSD After Miscarriages
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Women Have Been Displaying Symptoms of PTSD After Miscarriages

In early November, many news outlets started to talk about how PTSD (or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) effects women who have suffered through miscarriages.  According to the Daily Mail, at the Imperial College in London found that 45% of women who had suffered miscarriages displayed symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress […]