Women’s Health

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Women Should Lift Weights

There was a time when women were told not to lift weights. That can be forgotten.

01/13/2015

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Women Working In Leadership Positions More Likely To Be Depressed

A new study which focused on 2,800 men and women found women in positions of authority are more likely to be depressed than female subordinates.

01/06/2015

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Men Get Breast Cancer

What many people don’t realize is breast cancer can affect men as well as women.

12/11/2014

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European Researchers Developing Less Painful Mammogram

European researchers are reporting that it is possible to perform mammography using pressure evenly exerted throughout breast and, therefore, less painful.

12/03/2014

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Women With High Blood Pressure Need To Be Treated…Like Men

About 35 million of the people with high blood pressure, roughly one half, are women. And, left untreated, it can be fatal.

11/27/2014

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Women In Greater Denial When It Comes To Heart Disease

Research indicates that women experiencing chest pain wait one and a half times longer than men to seek medical help.

11/05/2014

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Five Steps To Reducing Risk Of Stroke In Women

A study of over 32,000 women has been released that takes a look at what can be done to reduce the incidence of stroke.

10/14/2014

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Heart Attack Study Overlooks Women

A new report suggests that women may be underrepresented in one of the largest ongoing observational studies of US heart attack patients.

09/01/2014

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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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