Graham-Cassidy Repeal: We’ve Dodged Another Bullet. For Now.

Hooray! We’re all breathing a sigh of relief now that the Republicans’ proposed bill got turned down and the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) continued to live for another day. Keep Your Pink Pussyhats On However, we need to stay on top of our representatives because if the last 8 years has taught us anything, attempts at repealing […]

Q&A with Dr. Sophia Yen

Pandia Health Founder and CEO Dr. Sophia Yen answers questions about birth control side effects and potential health issues. These answers are for general informational purposes only and are not a substitute for professional medical advice from your own physician. Always talk to your doctor or primary care provider before starting or changing treatment. If […]

Transitioning From College to Real Life: 4 Ways for a Healthier You

Congratulations! You just graduated! Now what? Transitioning from college to the real life can be overwhelming. This new chapter in your life is a time when you may be making big life changes. Maybe you’re starting a new job. Or moving to a new city. Or maybe you’re even getting married. The transition from college […]

The Birth Control Pill Revolution

The FDA approved the birth control Pill 57 years ago today. This revolutionized women’s quality of life across the US with its positive impact on society as well as health benefits to women. The Benefits to Society Economic Freedom and Power Researchers at Harvard and the University of Michigan have largely credited the Pill for advancing women’s economic freedom. The […]

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (#SAAPM) and we wanted to bring your attention to a few resources which highlight this issue. Statistics from Rid of My Disgrace by Justin and Lindsey A. Holcomb As adapted from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center: Believe and support survivors – Thank them for sharing their stories. Respond to victim-blaming, rape […]

Women’s March 2017

Women’s rights is an issue that we at Pandia Health take very seriously as our mission is founded on the belief that better access to affordable, convenient and dignified services for reproductive health will make women’s lives easier. Our team members proudly marched alongside tens of thousands of women in San Francisco, San Jose, and […]

Achieving Your New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year!!! A new year brings a fresh start, and many folks like to create a list of resolutions to make the most of the days ahead. Here are ways that Pandia can help you with some of the most popular goals: Take Better Care of Yourself Finally get on birth control If you’re sexually […]

What Happens During a PAP Smear

For those of you that have never heard of a PAP (Papanicolaou) smear, let me share with you about what goes down… Pap smear = Pap test and a Pap test checks for cervical cancer. Cells are scraped from the opening of the cervix and examined under a microscope to see if there are any […]

Birth Control After A Baby

Congratulations – if you just had a baby, these are exciting times with many decisions! Are you ready for another one? The World Health Organization suggests that women wait 18 months between children for their and their future child’s maximum health. If you’re holding off and wish to have another child in the future, these […]

Campus Safety 101

September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) and provides a reminder to students going back on campus to build their awareness around how to keep themselves, their friends, and their community safe. It would be too easy to let the headlines around date rape, sexual assault, and over partying at campus events put us […]