Now in: underarm hair for women

Jun 18, 2015

Now in: underarm hair for women

by Leanne Italie

On social media and red carpets, from New York to China, hairy underarms are having a mainstream moment. Women are proudly showing off their growth on Instagram and YouTube, and it is not just Miley Cyrus anymore. Jemima Kirke of “Girls” flashed her fair-colored ...

Jun 18, 2015

U.S. to put woman on new $10 bill

The U.S. will put the image of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the lock that white male political heroes have on the greenback. The U.S. Treasury announced Thursday that a yet-unchosen woman, likely “a ...

Jun 5, 2015

U.S. FDA panel backs female libido pill

The drug industry’s decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women. The first-of-a-kind endorsement came with safety reservations, however, due to drug side effects ...

Jun 5, 2015

No evidence that eating placenta post-birth has benefits

Eating one’s own placenta after giving birth may be trendy but there is no scientific evidence that women derive any benefits from it, researchers said Thursday. A review of 10 previously published studies showed no “human or animal data to support the common claims ...

Myanmar tells women when to have babies

Jun 4, 2015

Myanmar tells women when to have babies

If mother of two Sandar Myat Min chooses to have another child, Myanmar’s government could decide when she can become pregnant. A law enacted last month by the quasi-civilian government allows officials in the Buddhist-majority nation to order women to wait three years between ...