Women’s Health

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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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Study: Aspirin Prevents Colorectal Cancer

A new report has found that women who take aspirin every other day have a reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer.

08/09/2013

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Studying Anorexia Nervosa

When you look at it closely, the numbers are quite concerning. Anorexia nervosa affects more than 1 out of every hundred women with teens and young adults the most vulnerable.

07/15/2013

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Dramatic Increase In Women Overdosing On ‘Legal’ Drugs

In the past 6 years, more women have died from opioid pain reliever overdoses than from motor vehicle-related injuries.

07/09/2013

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Women’s Health Advocates Say Pennsylvania Is Going in the Wrong Direction

Birth control is treated as a preventive health service under the Affordable Care Act. But Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett just signed a state budget that denies abortion coverage to anyone who participates in health exchanges.

07/05/2013

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