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Pregnancy, birth, and parenting
Randi Hutter Epstein M.D.
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Why can't we talk about pain? Is it time to expand the vocabulary?
She jumped over many barriers to get her Nobel Prize
Here's what history teaches us.
How a novelist and mother used storytelling to teach about transgender.
What do we really know about hormones and sexual harassment?
Are hungry dogs teaching us about human appetite?
How to tell real from fake health news.
Mole Day, Moles, and Brain Behavior
Why are some menopause hormones marketed as safer? Here's how to find the truth behind the ads.
The birth of the forceps offers insight into a weird chapter in medical history.
Egg donation sounds like a good money-maker, but are dangers lurking?
Doctors Find That Men May Have a Biological Clock too
A study found that testosterone boosts impulsive thinking. What's the deal?
New guidelines help doctors, parents, and patients decide.
Anxious about the onslaught of genetic tests? A new book weeds through the morass.
Is it time to replace the heart as the symbol of love?
Is there a difference between mind and soul?
Can Snuggling a Baby Really Make Him into a Better Grown-Up?
Can team bonding lead to better business?
Can we manipulate our gut bacteria to help shed a few pounds?
Did you know lack of sleep shrinks a tiny brain gland? But there is a way to reverse it.
Are monthly hormonal fluctuations impacting your workout?
Dads beware: Does fatherhood impact your hormones?
Is your fatigue hormonal?
What's the deal with hot flashes?
How did one scrappy, stubborn, determined woman change the landscape of hormone research?
Will I have hot flashes forever?
The surprising history of the growth hormone industry
How hormones can explain breast pump failures
Randi Hutter Epstein, M.D., is the author of Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank.