Unwanted attention, low self-esteem and physical pain – women share their stories of living with large breasts

Unwanted attention, low self-esteem and physical pain – women share their stories of living with large breasts

Large breasts are celebrated in a patriarchal society that objectifies women’s bodies. But, for these four women, having uncomfortably large breasts has caused painful and embarrassing situations throughout their lives.

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Why getting a healthy night’s sleep is not as easy as dozing off

Why getting a healthy night’s sleep is not as easy as dozing off

Sleep is essential for a human being’s functioning yet many struggle to get enough healthy sleep. Health-e News spoke to sleep experts and people who struggle with sleep to get a better understanding of how this essential need works – or doesn’t.

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Endometriosis: One in ten women experience this debilitating and isolating condition

Endometriosis: One in ten women experience this debilitating and isolating condition

In Depth Feature: March is Endometriosis Awareness Month and Health-e News spoke to several women about how the condition severely affects almost every aspects of their lives.

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Silence adds to the harm of obesity, new study shows

Silence adds to the harm of obesity, new study shows

A study polling thousands of people living with obesity and the health workers who serve them finds that there is a gap in meaningful dialogue about the disease.

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#Covid-19 vaccine: Behind the scenes health workers are in two minds

#Covid-19 vaccine: Behind the scenes health workers are in two minds

A nurse at Khayelitsha District Hospital became the first person in South Africa vaccinated against the coronavirus. Yet, as scientists and government officials race to inoculate other frontline workers, some health workers are suspicious of the vaccine.

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