New this week: The Sexual
System and Its Derangements, (selections), by Dr. E. C. Abbey, more
than 87 pages (the covers and the last pages are missing) (1882; Buffalo,
New York, U. S. A.)
This is a Short Update
I spent so much time on the book, above, that
I didn't have time for your mail. Next week will be different!
It's ABOUT TIME! Is this the new millennium?
This site has a good explanation - it walks you through, with tables
According to the U.S. Naval Observatory [Washington, D.C., the timekeeper
for the U.S.A.] the end of the second millennium
and the beginning of the third will be reached on January 1, 2001 [not
This date is based on a calendar created in 526 A.D. by Dennis the
Diminutive, the head of a Roman monastery who forged a common calendar
from the divergent dating systems of his day.
Help Wanted: This Museum Needs a
Public Official For Its Board of Directors
Your MUM is doing the paper work necessary to become eligible to receive
support from foundations as a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. To achieve
this status, it helps to have a American public official - an elected or
appointed official of the government, federal, state or local - on its board of directors.
What public official out there
will support a museum for the worldwide culture of
women's health and menstruation?
Eventually I would also like to entice people experienced in the law,
finances and fund raising to the board.
Do You Have Irregular Menses?
If so, you may have polycystic ovary syndrome
[and here's a support association for it].
Jane Newman, Clinical Research Coordinator at Brigham
and Women's Hospital, Harvard University School of Medicine, asked
me to tell you that
Irregular menses identify women at high risk for polycystic ovary syndrome
(PCOS), which exists in 6-10% of women of
reproductive age. PCOS is a major cause of infertility
and is linked to diabetes.
Learn more about current
research on PCOS at Brigham and Women's
Hospital, the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania State University
- or contact Jane Newman.
If you have fewer than six
periods a year, you may be eligible to participate
in the study!
New this week: The
Sexual System and Its Derangements, (selections), by Dr. E. C. Abbey,
more than 87 pages (the covers and the last pages are missing) (1882; Buffalo,
New York, U. S. A.)
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