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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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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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