How I Found Out I Had an Ovarian Cyst

When I was fifteen, I got my first ovarian cyst. I found out when I went to the doctor worried I had appendicitis. Because I had pain in my lower right quadrant, the doctor referred me to the hospital for an ultrasound, where I was told that I'd had a simple ovarian cyst that burst.…

I Got a Gut Health Test – and Now It’s Being Investigated by the FBI

Earlier this year, I got a strongly-worded email from my parents with a question about my health insurance. Immediately, I called my mom - and she explained that a company called UBiome was trying to bill us for thousands of dollars worth of medical tests. My heart sank. I knew exactly what she was talking…