Whether you made a cup of joe in your kitchen or ran through the drive-thru for a brew from your favorite barista this morning, both methods of caffeinating were brought to you by technology. But while tech and science are universal and unite all of us, they are also fields where the gender divide continues.
In this polarized and fast-paced world, it can be easy to forget how only a century ago, many women lacked the political power to share their beliefs and express their opinions through the ballot and in governing bodies across our nation. So, take this moment to reflect on the progress we have made and the future we can build when women step into civic life.
If you are struggling to get pregnant, have painful and irregular periods, notice an increasing amount of facial hair or experience acne breakouts like never before, you may be dealing with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
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