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Women’s Health

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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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Could Men Be Causing Menopause?

There is a really strange study being done at McMaster University in Canada. They asked the question, why is there menopause?

06/17/2013

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Heart Disease Kills More Women Than All Cancers

Heart disease kills more women than all the cancers together. Sadly, most women, and a surprisingly big number of doctors, don’t know this.

06/13/2013

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Difficulty Diagnosing Ovarian Cancer

Many women think they don’t have to worry about ovarian cancer because they’ve had a normal pap test. But the pap test is not an early detection test for ovarian cancer.

05/27/2013

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Ovarian Cancer Difficult To Detect Early

The pap test is not an early detection test for ovarian cancer.

05/01/2013

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Sitting May Increase Heart Attack Risk For Women

Do you sit most of the day? It is probably not a good idea. You need to get up and around.

04/17/2013

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Regular Mammograms Are A Must

Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in North American women. A mammogram is the only screening test shown to reduce breast cancer-related mortality.

04/02/2013

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Risk Factors For Kidney Stones

The risk of kidney stones is 10-15 percent in the United State – and some people are at greater risk than others.

03/18/2013

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Study: Some Fruits Reduce Heart Attack Risk In Women

A study of 93,000 women found that those who ate three or more servings of blueberries or strawberries per week were 32% less likely to have a heart attack.

03/14/2013

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Late Diagnosis For Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is a very frustrating cancer to treat because there are symptoms of this cancer but they are not easy to pinpoint – they are vague symptoms.

02/26/2013

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Diagnosing And Treating Fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia often feel muscle tightness and there are certain tender points. The doctor can actually examine you to see the problem.

02/06/2013

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HPV Vaccination Rates Still Low

In 2010, fewer than half of girls aged 13-17 had received even just one dose of the vaccine against hpv, while only 32% had received the recommended 3 doses. This, as the death rate from hpv-associated cancers is growing.

01/25/2013

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