Soy Baby Formulas Tied to Menstrual Pain

Image Consuming soy-based formula during infancy may be linked to severe menstrual pain in adulthood, researchers report. A study published in Human Reproduction included 1,553 African-American women ages 23 to 35 with information on soy formula feeding gathered by questionnaires. To determine menstrual pain, they asked women whether they had ever taken prescription or over-the-counter…

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Goodbye, Tampon Tax (at Least for Some)

Image CreditFranziska Barczyk “When you say you’re for ‘menstrual equity,’ it means you’re for educational equity; it means you’re for workplace equity; it means you’re for health equity.” — Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, author of the 2017 book “Periods Gone Public” Tampons and pads are necessary items that half the population must acquire a dozen times a…

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Like a Boss: Phoebe Robinson’s Work Diary: ‘The Sausage Is Getting Made Very Publicly, but It Makes You Fearless’

Four years ago, Phoebe Robinson was just another standup comedian. She had regular shows in New York and Los Angeles, but hadn’t broken through. Then she met Jessica Williams, a cast member on “The Daily Show,” and taped an episode of her podcast in a moldy Brooklyn apartment. Since that moment of instant chemistry, Ms.…

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SZA Stylist Dianne Garcia’s Nordstrom x Nike Collection Makes Streetwear Sexy

Dianne Garcia is always on the go. Or as her Instagram bio so succinctly puts it, she’s “actually working.” The Los Angeles-based stylist is the mastermind behind the smooth, understated, and street-rooted style of Compton’s golden child, Kendrick Lamar. She’s also responsible for SZA’s dreamy aesthetic that’s equal parts girly and rugged tomboy, and the…

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