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Study: Women Who Have Children Later Might Live Longer

Longevity and having children later in life might have something to do with one another.

06/26/2014

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The Risk Of Ovarian Cancer

There are certain things that put a woman at greater risk of ovarian cancer including a family history and not having children.

05/01/2014

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Metabolism Of Drugs May Change As Women Age

As women go through menstruation and then start to develop, their bodies change and drugs may be metabolized differently.

03/04/2014

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Aging And Pregnancy Effect Metabolism Of Medication

Our bodies change over the years and one of the most important changes that occur has to do with metabolizing drugs.

01/06/2014

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Baby Boomers Getting Attention From Healthcare Providers

When it comes to healthcare, baby boomers are getting a great deal of attention because there is strength in numbers.

11/25/2013

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Early Menopause Possibly Linked To Certain BRCA Gene Mutations

These are the genes that are associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer and breast cancer.

01/29/2013

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A Timely Health Plan For Women

According to a report from Wake Forest, the time for a woman to start protecting her heart and guarding against bone loss is during perimenopause or, preferably, even earlier.

12/24/2012

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STUDY: Women Over 50 Suffer From Eating Disorders

Previous studies report a lower risk for eating disorders as women mature, but this new study is the first of its kind, studying women 50 and older.

06/23/2012

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New Study Finds Soy Doesn’t Help Memory In Menopausal Women

It appears that all of those soy products that claim to improve your memory are not exactly the wonder drugs they claim to be.

06/05/2012

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Update

There was a time when many women were taking hormone replacement therapy as they approached menopause – then Women’s Health Initiative said it increased the risks of heart disease and cancer. Now what?

06/05/2012

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Health Watch: The Aging Love Life

Forty years of research is turning conventional wisdom on its head when it comes to the issue of women and sex. The experts say it gets better with age. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the details.

02/20/2012

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Symptoms Of Perimenopause

Perimenopause, the time just prior to menopause, is a disruptive stage of life for many women who experience unexpected symptoms including fatigue and memory loss.

01/05/2012

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Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

According to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, hypoactive sexual desire disorder is the persistent or recurrent deficiency or absence of sexual desire or receptivity to sexual activity.

10/20/2011

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No Tears For Dry Eye

Chronic dry eye is a medical condition that affects many people, especially post-menopausal women.

09/16/2011

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Breast Cancer Patients More Prone To Falling

According to a new study, breast cancer patients have a higher rate of falling than women who do not have breast cancer.

03/11/2011

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