Enlargement of and cyst formation in the
ovaries (polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS). But PCOS is
a multisystem condition that also causes irregular menstrual cycles, weight
gain, acne, excess hair growth, and insulin problems. Also, the cysts present in PCOS are usually less than 1.5 in. (3.8 cm) in diameter, smaller than is usually found in functional ovarian cysts.
By Ann Hodgman
One woman's diary
I said to my daughter, "You know what I just can't stand about this
book? The long passages with no dialogue." -
She paused, then said, "Mom, are there any books you like
Now it was my turn to pause. How could she ask that, when everyone knows how
much I love to read? But then again, when had I last complimented a book — even
one I admired? Come to think of it, how often did I say anything without a
negative twist? I don't want my tombstone...