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Dr. Elizabeth Poynor: What is Lichen Sclerosus?

By Elizabeth Poynor, M.D., Ph.D.
Lichen sclerosus (LS) is a chronic inflammatory condition of the skin; While it may occur in any part of the body it typically involves the vulvar and perianal regions in women. The cause of LS is not well understood, but it is thought to be an autoimmune process that breaks down the skin, perhaps exacerbated by chronic irritation of the…
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Lifestyle

From the Publisher and Editor: A 2009 Toast

By Women's Voices For Change
'When I think of this past year, the song in my head is: lately it occurs to me, what a long, strange trip it's been! .. Through Q&A interviews, we've also brought in experts like Deutschebank's Karen Weaver, whose predictions about the mortgage crisis proved truer than even she wanted; historian Annette Gordon-Reed (on Sally Hemings),and journalist Robin Gaby Fisher, who spent years chronicling the fire at Seton Hall University. We also weighed in as the Presidential race tightened, reporting from the Conventions and live-blogging the third debate.
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Health

Women’s Voices Welcomes Dr. Elizabeth Poyner

By Elizabeth Poynor, M.D., Ph.D.
We are excited to welcome three new board members to Women’ Voices for Change.You’ll be meeting them and hearing their voices here in the next few weeks. Today we introduce you to Dr. Elizabeth Poyner, MD, PhD, FACOG. She is a practicing gynecologic oncologist and pelvic surgeon. After completing advanced surgical training in gynecology, gynecologic oncology and pelvic surgery at…
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