This Will Shock You! Toxic Shock, That Is

Should schools offer menstrual products for free on campuses?

Welcome to this week’s Sisters of Flow!

Updates since last week:

Uterus we talked about last week was removed. http://m.cleveland19.com/19actionnews/db_348172/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=aFWuhl2C

Period Leave Feedback: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/tv/6972215/What-next-time-off-to-buy-bras-This-Morning-viewers-slam-suggestions-for-Menstrual-Leave.html #menstrualleave

Toxic Shock Syndrome

http://www.bustle.com/articles/144372-how-do-you-get-toxic-shock-syndrome-5-facts-about-tss-you-should-know

http://www.today.com/health/toxic-shock-syndrome-linked-tampon-use-nearly-kills-michigan-teen-t67941

Disaster Kits are required – http://www.rappler.com/nation/124838-disasters-women-dignity-kits

UCLA students want products made available http://dailybruin.com/2016/03/02/zoey-freedman-ucla-administration-should-provide-funding-for-free-menstrual-products/

Flow Friday Fact – We’re raising awareness about Endometriosis for Endometriosis Awareness Month during the month of March. Today’s fact: Neither hormone treatments, pregnancy or hysterectomy cure endo. http://endometriosis.org/resources/articles/myths/  @EndoWarriors

 

Special Announcement: SexEd Rescue is offering a $200 Book voucher to encourage parents to use books for sex ed with their children. We tweeted the link and will be posted on Facebook. SexEd Rescue is based in Australia, however, the voucher can be used on Amazon for us in the States. Enter to win today! Drawing ends March 18th.

What do you think? Should schools cover the cost of having menstrual hygiene products available for free on campuses?  Use hashtag #flowfriday on Twitter and Facebook @SistersOfFlow

Your Sisters in Flow,

Dr. De’Nicea Hilton, DOM, AP  www.hiltonholistichealth.com

Pamela Barr, RN

 

Music credits:

"Funky Chunk" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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