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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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Testing For Ovarian Cancer

There is new information from Johns Hopkins about a test that can detect ovarian cancer with the pap smear.

01/16/2013

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Women At High Risk For Heart Disease

Most people don’t know that heart disease is the number one killer of women and high blood pressure left untreated increases the risk.

12/28/2012

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A Timely Health Plan For Women

According to a report from Wake Forest, the time for a woman to start protecting her heart and guarding against bone loss is during perimenopause or, preferably, even earlier.

12/24/2012

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Advances In The Battle Against Heart Disease

Genetic research has led to advances in understanding and treating various forms of cancer but the latest news is in the battle against heart disease.

10/23/2012

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Temple University Health System Opens New Women’s Facility

The Women’s Care facility is directed at patients caring for families, working and trying to fit in all their own doctor’s appointments.

10/07/2012

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Atypical Symptoms Of A Heart Attack

A squeezing sensation on the chest. Pain that can radiate to the arm or up into the jaw. Complaints of nausea and sweating. These are the typical signs of a heart attack, but there are other signs and symptoms as well.

08/15/2012

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Health: Yearly OB-GYN Visit Still Necessary, Despite Different Tests

New recommendations say most women don’t need yearly cervical cancer screenings. But a national doctors group is reminding physicians and their patients that a yearly visit is still essential. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more.

07/23/2012

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Lifestyle And Diet Can Help Through Menopause

Lifestyle and diet can play a major role in helping women transition through the hormonal ups and downs of Menopause.

07/16/2012

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Update

There was a time when many women were taking hormone replacement therapy as they approached menopause – then Women’s Health Initiative said it increased the risks of heart disease and cancer. Now what?

06/05/2012

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Health: Birth Control Pills Not Most Effective Contraceptive, Despite Being Most Popular

The pill is not the most effective way to prevent pregnancy, despite millions taking it, according to a new study. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains why, and what is more reliable.

05/23/2012

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