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I visited my doctor a couple of weeks ago. I’m one of those lucky persons who has weight issues because I’m pre-diabetic, not the usual issue of weight gain leading to diabetes (heredity can be a curse). Anyway I mostly control it through keeping carbs low (most of the time), and trying to get exercise […]

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I don’t want to distract from Tom Meyers’ contraception thread by asking this question there, as it’s only peripherally related. It’s a simple question, but I suspect that the answer is not so simple. Even now, decades after “the pill” became a normal regimen for young women whether they are sexually active or not, do […]

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Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is a congenital malformation that occurs in about one in every 4,500 girls. The Müllerian duct fails to develop and they are born without a vagina or uterus (warning: graphic medical image). They are, however, born with functioning ovaries and therefore develop typical secondary sex characteristics and can have children, although through surrogates. […]

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