Monday's Roundup: Menstrual equity, the case for mammograms before 40, smart career tips, and more...

October 16, 2017 Kimberly Williams

One of life's greatest questions, "Why is Monday so far from Friday and Friday so near to Monday?" We may not have all the answers, but we do have our hand-picked articles from the web to start your week. Enjoy! 

“I was young and physically fit. I ate well and had no history of breast cancer in my family. But my doctor—young, hip, and highly focused on cancer prevention—believed in testing early.” CNN National Correspondent Athena Jones discusses her unexpected diagnosis and recovery.

No job too big, and no job too small. This compilation of reader comments on career advice is insightful and inspiring.

High-functioning anxiety isn't an official diagnosis, but it's become a term used to describe people who have anxiety and live successful, busy lives.” Ayana Lage lists what people with high-functioning  anxiety want you to know.

Did you know more than two-thirds of those with Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. are women? A new study highlights that metabolic changes from menopause can put women at risk for developing Alzheimer’s.

“In order to have a fully equitable society, we need to have laws and policies that take into account the fact that half the population menstruates.” Jennifer Weiss-Wolf talks legislature and cultural dialogue surrounding menstrual equity.

A clinical trial of 400 women has revealed that contrary to popular belief, epidurals do not prolong labor.

Stuck in a rut when it comes to getting things done? Here are seven habits that are making you unproductive and solutions to keep you on track.



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