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A Day Without a Woman: Support Hormones Matter

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Today is International Women’s Day, a recognition of all the contributions that women have made to their families, communities, and to the world. Hormones Matter is woman owned and operated. In support of A Day Without A Woman, we will not be publishing new articles today. However, we ask you to consider what you would do without Hormones Matter. To date, we have published over 1000 articles on topics no one else wants to talk about – those related to women’s health. We get 150,000 reads per month. We have thousands of comments from women who can find help nowhere else. We are collecting data on serious adverse events for drugs and vaccines specific to women, medications that were not tested very thoroughly, if at all, on women and yet were released to the market. We have no funding to bring those data to bear. We have no funding to continue operations in any real sense, and yet we do. Like most organizations that focus on women’s issues, funding is limited and sometimes altogether nonexistent.

Today, of all days, if you have been helped by Hormones Matter, consider supporting our efforts. Contribute.

We need your help.

Hormones Matter needs funding now. Our research funding was cut recently and because of our commitment to independent health research and journalism that is unbiased by commercial interests, we allow minimal advertising on the site. That means all funding must come from you, our readers. Don’t let Hormones Matter die.

Yes, I’d like to support Hormones Matter.

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Chandler Marrs MS, MA, PhD spent the last dozen years in women’s health research with a focus on steroid neuroendocrinology and mental health. She has published and presented several articles on her findings. As a graduate student, she founded and directed the UNLV Maternal Health Lab, mentoring dozens of students while directing clinical and Internet-based research. Post graduate, she continued at UNLV as an adjunct faculty member, teaching advanced undergraduate psychopharmacology and health psychology (stress endocrinology). Dr. Marrs received her BA in philosophy from the University of Redlands; MS in Clinical Psychology from California Lutheran University; and, MA and PhD in Experimental Psychology/ Neuroendocrinology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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