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Women’s Health

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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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Women At High Risk For Hip Fractures

Approximately one in six women will have a hip fracture in her lifetime. One in 35 will die from complications related to the break. So, what can you do to reduce the chances it will happen to you?

11/01/2013

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Treating Morning Sickness

It is estimated that 75% of women experience morning sickness at some time during their pregnancy. So, what are the best options for treatment?

10/22/2013

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Women Still Not Heeding Heart Attack Warnings

Despite numerous studies stating the contrary, there are still many women who think it is next to impossible for them to suffer a heart attack.

10/11/2013

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Medical Tests Lead To Too Much Exposure To Radiation

We are a nation that likes our medical tests but there is a big problem that can occur – too much exposure to radiation.

09/18/2013

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Urinary Tract Infections

The most common bacterial infections in women are urinary tract infections. Fifty percent of women will have one in their lifetime.

08/27/2013

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