Women’s Health

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Women Of Reproductive Age Prescribed Opioids At Alarming Rate

A new study finds nearly 4 or 10 women of reproductive age and 30% of women with private insurance filled an opioid prescription between 2008-2012.

03/13/2015

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Survey Finds Link Between Depression And Smoking

According to a US government survey, more than half of middle-aged men with depression were also smokers. There was a link among women as well.

02/20/2015

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Moving Toward Healthier Image Of Women

The French are trying to give more realistic representations of women in magazines. It is considered a public health initiative.

02/17/2015

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Understanding Sjogren Syndrome

It definitely has a very strange name – Sjögren Syndrome. But it is a relatively common cause of dry eyes and dry mouth.

02/10/2015

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Infertility May Point To Endometriosis

Fertility issues remain a major problem in women with endometriosis and this may be how it is diagnosed – as part of an infertility workup.

02/03/2015

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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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