Endometriosis can cause pelvic pain

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is National Endometriosis Awareness month. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), “endometriosis is an estrogen-dependent disorder where endometrial tissue forms lesions outside the uterus.” Essentially, hormonal imbalances cause tissues that are already a part of the uterus to grow in places they are not supposed to be, damaging the organ and causing pain. […]

Misdiagnosis of Autism in children of color

The prevalence of autism diagnoses in the US has more than doubled since 2002, according to Spectrum News, an independent news source with a focus on autism research founded by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI).  This increase in diagnosis is relatively equal across socioeconomic groups, but the overall total percentages of children diagnosed […]

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