Women’s Health

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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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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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