Sarah Graham

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Health

Doctors Thought I Had Chronic Yeast Infections—But I Really Had Cancer

For years, Clare Baumhauer's painful symptoms were written off by GPs. Then she was diagnosed with lichen sclerosus—a little-known condition that, for a small number of women, can cause vulva cancer.
Sarah Graham
2.5.19
Feminisme

What It's Like to Lose Your Fertility to Uterine Cancer In Your 20s

Lydia Brain's periods were so heavy that she would usually bleed through her sanitary protection and clothes. But she never thought that it was a sign of cancer.
Sarah Graham
9.12.17
Health

Over Half of Men Are Uncomfortable Talking About Their Partners' Vagina

According to a new survey, more than half of men are uncomfortable discussing gynecological health with their partner—and only one in five feels confident flagging any potential health issues they might notice down there, like unusual discharge or a lump.
Sarah Graham
9.5.17
Photos

A Celebration of Self: Capturing the Inner Lives of Women and Genderfluid People

Photographer Diogo Duarte specializes in "psychological portraits" that aim to reveal the inner lives of his subjects. For some, the effects have been transformational.
Sarah Graham
3.28.17
Broadly DK

When Chemotherapy Saves Your Life, but Leaves You Infertile

When Kate Dobb was treated for an aggressive form of cancer at the age of ten, the prospect of being left infertile was never discussed. Now more women are demanding that doctors talk about reproductive health as part of the cancer conversation.
Sarah Graham
1.27.17
Health

When Chemotherapy Saves Your Life, but Leaves You Infertile

When Kate Dobb was treated for an aggressive form of cancer at the age of 10, the prospect of being left infertile was never even discussed. Now more women are demanding that doctors talk about reproductive health as part of the cancer conversation.
Sarah Graham
1.27.17
uk

For Pregnant Refugees, Every Day Is a Fight to Survive

Life is dangerous enough for the thousands of refugees traveling the perilous smuggling route across Europe. But for pregnant women, the journey is even riskier.
Sarah Graham
12.2.16
Science

‘It Was Just Black’: The Condition That Makes You Unable to Imagine Things

Can you conjure up the image of a beach in your head, or is your mind's eye blank? If you can't, blame a new neurological condition called aphantasia.
Sarah Graham
10.13.16
domestic violence

This App Could Change the Way Domestic Violence Victims Seek Help

UK charity Hestia aims to save lives by making domestic abuse support services available to victims at the touch of a button.
Sarah Graham
9.6.16
reproductive rights

Campaigners Lobby for 'Full Decriminalization' of Abortion in the UK

Under Victorian-era laws, British women can be prosecuted for having a termination unless two doctors agree. The We Trust Women campaign, spearheaded by leading abortion rights groups, says that the time limit needs to go.
Sarah Graham
2.9.16
Politics

Study Shows How Distressing Anti-Abortion 'Vigils' Are For Women

New research shows that for women visiting abortion clinics, there is no such thing a peaceful protest.
Sarah Graham
10.23.15
Stuff

Can an App Really Help Manage Your Mental Health?

Or will the proliferation of apps designed to help mental wellbeing provide an excuse for keeping mental health services underfunded?
Sarah Graham
8.14.15
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