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4015 Articles Matching "women"

Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Afford Reconstruction

May 21, 2019 , Forbes
Having built successful careers in skincare with their eraclea product line, Morgan Hare and Janet Denlinger set out to give back to women. With Dr. Rod Rohrich, they established AiRS Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to helping breast cancer survivors heal by offering affordable...
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Is vegan diet healthy for kids? Belgian doctors say no

May 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Belgium's Royal Academy of Medicine recommended last week that children, teens, pregnant women and nursing mothers do not follow a vegan diet....
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Breastfeeding Brings a Heart Bonus for Mom

May 21, 2019 , WebMD
In the study, researchers assessed heart and blood vessel health in postmenopausal women, along with their breastfeeding...
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For Women With HIV, Daily Life Can Impede Fight Against Virus

May 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: For Women With HIV, Daily Life Can Impede Fight Against VirusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Exploring The Link Between Inflammation And Depression: Study Suggests Women Are Affected The Most

May 19, 2019 , Forbes
More research is revealing a close connection between the body's inflammatory response and depression. A new study adds another dimension, finding women may be affected more severely by the connection than...
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For Women With HIV, Life Can Hurt Fight for Health

May 18, 2019 , WebMD
The study of nearly 2,000 HIV-positive women in Washington, D.C., New York, Chicago and San Francisco who have been followed since 1994 found that many have been able to control their HIV levels, off and...
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More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help get treatment for those who need it....
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Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
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She learned to fly a plane with just her feet. Now, Jessica Cox is inspiring women in aviation around the world

May 18, 2019 , CNN Health
It's natural for pilot Jessica Cox to place her right foot on the yoke and her left foot on the throttle right before she's cleared for takeoff....
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Perspectives: How Long Will It Take Before GOP Sees Abortion Bans As Political Disaster?; Hmm, So Abortion Is Bad And Executions Are Good?

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh on abortion issues and other women's health...
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AHA News: Study Finds Higher Risk of Stroke-Linked Plaque in Men, Possible Test for Women

May 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Study Finds Higher Risk of Stroke-Linked Plaque in Men, Possible Test for WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
Missouri's Senate passed a bill on Thursday to ban abortions eight weeks after conception, except for medical emergencies, the latest attempt in a Republican-controlled state legislature to restrict the rights of women to terminate their pregnancies....
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Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
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Like A Lot Of Things, Women's Gut Microbiomes Appear To Mature Earlier Than Men's

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The human gut microbiome is a complex microbial ecosystem that plays an important role in our health. For example, these microbes — bacteria, viruses, fungi — help regulate metabolism, fend off infections, produce essential vitamins and break down dietary fiber. They may also be biomarkers of health......
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Planned Parenthood Southeast fielded so many questions on new abortion laws it had to open another phone line

May 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Hundreds of women in Georgia and Alabama are calling Planned Parenthood and asking the group whether abortion is still legal in their states....
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Low-Fat Diet Helps Reduce Risk Of Dying From Breast Cancer, 20-Year Study Finds

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The rigorous study from the Women's Health Initiative is the first to show postmenopausal women who modified their diets for at least eight years and who later developed breast cancer had a 21% lower risk of dying of the disease compared to others who ate as usual. "It really suggests that changing your diet, losing weight, exercising, could actually be a treatment," said Dr. Jennifer Ligibel of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Other women's health news looks at the benefits of pelvic...
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Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
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Too much vitamin B6 and B12 tied to hip fractures in older women

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
Older women who take supplements with high doses of vitamins B6 and B12 may be more likely than their counterparts who don't to experience hip fractures, a U.S. study suggests....
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AHA News: Why Are Women With Diabetes at Greater Risk for Poor Heart Health?

May 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Why Are Women With Diabetes at Greater Risk for Poor Heart Health?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Benzodiazepines in early pregnancy tied to heightened risk of miscarriage

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
Pregnant women who take a class of drugs that's often prescribed for anxiety or insomnia may run a higher risk of miscarriage, a new study suggests....
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