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Germ Transplant Helps Women With Tough-to-Treat Vaginal Infections

Oct 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Germ Transplant Helps Women With Tough-to-Treat Vaginal InfectionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Only a Third of Pregnant Women Get Needed Vaccines

Oct 09, 2019 , WebMD
About two-thirds of pregnant women in the United States don't get vaccinated against both flu and whooping cough, putting them and their newborns at risk, a new report from the CDC...
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Breast Cancer Death Rate Continues To Drop, But Black Women Have Far Higher Mortality Rates

Oct 09, 2019 , Forbes
Deaths from breast cancer continue to drop, but huge disparities exist between white women and black...
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Cancer Screenings You Might Be Missing

Oct 09, 2019 , WebMD
Most women know about mammograms and physical exams to check for early signs of breast cancer, but many may not be getting recommended screening exams to help detect and prevent other types of...
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During 20th Century, Doctors Were The Quintessential Republican. But That’s Starting To Change.

Oct 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors are a politically powerful group, and they once were firmly in the Republican camp. But with social changes--such as more women being accepted into medical school--comes a political shift leftward. In other elections news: officials say the Trump administration would delay changes to health law until after elections if the court overturns it and Republicans are getting behind mental health platforms....
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New HIV Prevention Drug Not Approved for Women

Oct 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: New HIV Prevention Drug Not Approved for WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Third of Japanese women with mental health issues blame workplace harassment: report

Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
A little over a third of Japanese career women with mental health issues say their suffering was caused by some form of harassment at work, according to a government survey published Tuesday....
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Large Planned Parenthood Clinic Built In Secret Near Illinois-Missouri Border

Oct 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Planned Parenthood says the new center will provide surgical abortions as well as "medication abortion and a full range of family planning services, including birth control, annual exams, cancer screenings, STI testing, and HIV prevention, including PrEP." To avoid protests, construction of the 18,000-square-foot facility was carried out quietly in Fairview Heights, Ill. -- which is 13 miles away from Missouri's only abortion clinic. The women's health organization legally challenged Missouri...
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Serial Entrepreneur Halle Tecco Raises $5 Million For Women's Health Startup Natalist

Oct 04, 2019 , Forbes
Natalist wants to appeal to millennial women seeking a more meaningful experience when purchasing pregnancy and fertility...
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U.S. FDA approves Gilead's Descovy for HIV prevention

Oct 04, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's Descovy to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in men and transgender women who have sex with men....
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Planned Parenthood to open large Illinois clinic as Missouri readies abortion ban

Oct 03, 2019 , Reuters
Women's health provider Planned Parenthood is set to open a large facility in western Illinois this month that will provide abortion access for women in Missouri as officials there aim to shutter the state's sole abortion clinic, the organization said on Wednesday....
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Digital health funding slows in Q3 2019, according to Rock Health report

Oct 03, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The report noted that IPOs are on the rise, and that funding for women's health and behavioral health companies is...
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Breast Cancer Death Rate Continues To Drop, But Black Women Have Far Worse Chance Of Survival

Oct 03, 2019 , Forbes
Breast cancer survival continues to rise, but huge disparities exist between white women and black...
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Prince Harry's wife Meghan backs better access for women to higher education

Oct 02, 2019 , Reuters
Meghan, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, said on Tuesday that empowering women through education could be transformational for communities during a visit to Johannesburg University in South Africa....
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Restrictive Georgia abortion law temporarily blocked by federal judge

Oct 02, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a Georgia law that would have prohibited women from getting an abortion after as early as six weeks of pregnancy....
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Many women with heart defects don't get recommended pre-pregnancy care

Oct 01, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Few women with high-risk heart defects get all of the care recommended before conception to help increase their chances of having a successful pregnancy, a new study suggests....
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Viewpoints: Lessons On Putting Women’s Health Last With Other Repressive Countries; Getting The Measles Vaccine Needs To Be Viewed As Part Of Citizenship

Oct 01, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and...
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Turning To Each Other: Pain, Guilt, Stigma Haunt St. Louis Mothers Who Lost Their Sons To Gun Violence

Oct 01, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Therapy isn't a solution for many of the African American women. Connecting with other mothers who have lost sons offers some comfort, says Tammy Riley: "They’ve been through it, they know exactly how you feel. You can relate the things you do to cope to the next person.” News on gun violence is on mental health and the use of deadly force among police, and a meeting between President Donald Trump and Wayne LaPierre, as...
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Novartis says Kisqali boosts survival in breast cancer patients

Sep 30, 2019 , Reuters
Novartis said on Sunday that Kisqali helped women with advanced breast cancer after menopause live longer, adding to data the Swiss company hopes will help convince doctors to choose its drug over Pfizer's blockbuster Ibrance....
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High Blood Pressure a Growing Concern Among Pregnant Women

Sep 30, 2019 , CardioSmart
Large-scale study shows a dramatic rise in high blood pressure rates among pregnant...
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