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Women’s Health

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The Painful Reality Of Kidney Stones

People who suffer from kidney stones will tell you the pain can be severe.

07/02/2014

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HPV Test Could Replace Pap Smear

Recently, the FDA found the HPV test to be just as reliable as a Pap smear when screening for cervical cancer.

06/18/2014

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Complications Of Endometriosis

Having trouble getting pregnant may be the first sign of endometriosis, and we’re not sure of the exact cause, although pain medicines and hormones can help.

05/16/2014

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Dysmenorrhea Affects Millions Of Women

Dysmenorrhea is the most common gynecologic problem in women of all ages and races. T

05/06/2014

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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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Learn To Communicate With Your Doctor

Not all symptoms are as obvious as crushing chest pain with a heart attack. Listen to your body and speak to your doctor.

04/01/2014

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Alzheimer’s A Greater Risk Than Breast Cancer For Older Women

According to information from the Alzheimer’s Association, once women are in their 60’s, they are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s as breast cancer.

03/28/2014

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Most Women Don’t Know Warning Signs Of A Stroke

Stroke kills more women than men – it is the third leading cause of female death. But, according to the American Heart Association, less than half of women know the signs.

03/27/2014

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Strong Correlation Between Education And Health

Those with better education live longer and are more productive.

03/25/2014

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Some Ovarian Cancer Associated With Obesity

There is new research that suggests for the first time that some cases of ovarian cancer are associated with obesity.

03/18/2014

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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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HPV Vaccine Effective In Some Ways After Only 2 Doses

It is too early to change recommendations but a Swedish study has found that it might take only 2 doses of the HPV vaccine – not 3 – to offer protection against genital warts.

02/21/2014

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‘Heart Of Style’ Heart Disease Education Bus Set To Roll Into Philadelphia

The bus, which is outfitted with comfortable seats and décor, will have experienced heart health professionals on board to provide blood pressure and Body Mass Index Tests and educate women about heart disease.

01/30/2014

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Strength Training And Cardio Decrease Type 2 Diabetes Risk For Women

Researchers found that women who engaged in both aerobic exercise and muscle strengthening activities were only a third as likely to develop diabetes than their inactive counterparts.

01/20/2014

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Treatment Available For Menstrual Migraine

If you are a migraine sufferer and you notice that your headaches occur at the same time each month, you may have what is called a menstrual migraine.

11/08/2013

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