women’s health

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Stress Causing Hair Loss In Some Younger Women

We’ve come to accept stress as a part of our daily lives. But for women, especially younger women, there’s a new and embarrassing effect of stress – hair loss.

12/02/2014

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Overactive Bladder Treatment: Nerve Stimulation

Florence Mediate loves to travel, but she hasn’t taken a trip since 2012.

11/21/2014

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Symptoms Of Ovarian Cancer “Vague, Subtle”

Doris Haropulos is fighting for her life. The 79-year-old was diagnosed with late stage ovarian cancer last year after months of feeling bloated and nauseous.

09/19/2014

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Vitamin D: Good For Pregnancy?

Vitamin D is thought to be good for the bones, and good for the heart.

08/15/2014

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Pitt Study: Menopause A Particular Time For Cholesterol Concern

At menopause, typically around age 50, the ovaries shut down and a woman’s hormones change.

07/15/2014

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Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Forget what you think you know about heart disease. There’s new information that’s shaking things up a bit.

06/03/2014

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FDA Mulls Pap Tests Versus HPV Screenings

The regularly scheduled pap smear — for many women, it’s a routine part of getting a checkup.

03/13/2014

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More Women Struggling With Secondary Infertility

Krissy McNeil, 37, doesn’t mind picking up toys at her Pittsburgh home.

02/25/2014

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First-Ever Stroke Prevention Guidelines Issued For Women

When Anne-Marie Conlan was pregnant with her first child, she was rushed to the hospital at 37 weeks with pre-eclampsia.

02/06/2014

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Study: Walking Hour A Day May Reduce Older Women’s Chances of Getting Breast Cancer

A large new study from the American Cancer Society finds walking an hour a day could significantly reduce an older woman’s chances of getting breast cancer.

10/04/2013

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New Study Says Men Are Cause Of Menopause

Canadian researchers think they have the answer for why women eventually hit menopause: men.

06/14/2013

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New Study Finds Link Between Vitamin D And Fibroids

Fibroids are very common. Vitamin D deficiency is also very common.

04/24/2013

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Pap Tests Could Help Detect Uterine, Ovarian Cancers

Could pap tests be the key to discovering deeper gynecologic cancers?

03/11/2013

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New Study Questions Whether PMS Exists

The week before your period — do you scream at people, throw things and just feel downright cranky and irritable?

10/24/2012

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A Penchant For Preventive Mastectomies

Even if you don’t have cancer, would you have your breasts removed?

10/10/2012

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