Lady Parts

BPS - Lady Parts
Overlooked medical science

The Supreme Court’s ruling on Roe has ignited fierce debate about bodily autonomy. But it’s remarkable how little we know about female physiology. Find out what studies have been overlooked by science, and what has been recently learned. Plus, why studying women’s bodies means being able to say words like “vagina” without shame ... a researcher who is recreating a uterus in her lab to study endometriosis …  and an overdue recognition of medical pioneer Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler.


Originally aired October 31, 2022

Featuring music by Dewey Dellay and Jun Miyake

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