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Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Affect Memory

Aug 23, 2019 , WebMD
Stressful experiences in middle age are associated with greater memory loss among women later in life, a new study...
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Planned Parenthood Braces For Fallout From Title X Decision With Fundraisers, New Fees And Warnings

Aug 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Clinics across the country are expecting to lose millions in federal funding after Planned Parenthood rejected money that came with a condition the organization deemed a "gag rule." The women's reproductive health care provider plans to lean heavily on donors to make up the funding gap while staff members assess how they’ll cope. Other news on abortion comes out of Ohio and Tennessee, as...
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Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Have Long-Term Effect on Memory

Aug 22, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Have Long-Term Effect on MemoryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2019 12:00:00...
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With cancer risk timeline, middle-aged women recognize need for cervix screening

Aug 22, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When middle-aged women realize their cervical cancer risk from HPV lasts decades, more of them decide to get screened for this cancer than when they only know HPV has a role in cancer, without an explicit timeline, a small study found....
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Expands Recommendations For Women To Be Tested For BRCA Mutations

Aug 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The influential panel of experts says that women with previous breast, ovarian, fallopian-tube or abdominal cancer diagnoses who have completed treatment should be assessed for mutations of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, as should women with ancestry more predisposed to those...
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Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Effect Memory

Aug 22, 2019 , WebMD
Stressful experiences in middle age are associated with greater memory loss among women later in life, a new study...
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Marijuana may undermine fertility treatment success

Aug 22, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women undergoing fertility treatment who smoke marijuana may have more success if they quit, recent research suggests....
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Innovative, Holistic And Empathic: The Women-Led Clinics Defining The Future Of Health And Wellness

Aug 22, 2019 , Forbes
Millennials find the current healthcare system hard to access, outdated and inconvenient. These holistic clinics are defining the future of health and wellness for women. Personalization, community, and empathy are...
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Aging Narrows Gender Gap in Flu Vaccine Response

Aug 22, 2019 , WebMD
Here's some bad news for older women during flu season: Aging reduces the stronger immune response that women typically have to vaccination, a new study...
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Expert panel updates advice on BRCA cancer gene screening

Aug 21, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are associated with increased risks for breast, ovarian, and other cancers, but only certain women stand to benefit from genetic testing, according to updated recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)....
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Pregnant women may be exposed to MRI contrast agent

Aug 21, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who don't realize they're pregnant when they undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be exposed to a chemical that might not be safe for the fetus, a new report warns....
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Telemedicine care yields comparable results to in-person care for medication abortions

Aug 21, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
A new study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology found fewer than 1% of women had clinically adverse events after a remote or...
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Watch: Trump-Pence Policy Shift Makes Birth Control Harder To Get

Aug 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration's policy shift on Title X family planning funds is likely to make birth control harder to get and more expensive for low-income women. It will also shift funds from organizations like Planned Parenthood to the Obria Group, which does not give women hormonal contraceptives or condoms in its...
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AHA News: Why Do Women Get Statins Less Frequently Than Men?

Aug 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Why Do Women Get Statins Less Frequently Than Men?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Study prompts call for lower fluoride consumption by pregnant women

Aug 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adding fluoride to the water supply prevents tooth decay, but women who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy may also trim the IQs of their male children by a few points, according to a Canadian study that suggests a serious drawback to a long-established public health intervention....
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As Maternal Death Rates Rise, App-Maker Hopes To Reach New Moms In Need Of Care

Aug 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The goal of tech startup Mahmee is to help connect women to resources and providers during a time when their health can often be neglected. In other health and technology news: a way to ease pain through virtual reality and DIY tech to help those with diabetes....
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State Highlights: Workers, Patients From Closed D.C. Area Women’s Hospital Look Back On ‘Cutting Edge’ Treatment; Virginia Communities Work On Ways To Keep Mentally Ill Out Of Court Systems

Aug 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from the District Of Columbia, Virginia, Washington, Kansas, California, Ohio, Wisconsin, Massachusetts and...
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AHA News: Age Could Be Key to Women's Worse Quality of Life Post-Stroke

Aug 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Age Could Be Key to Women's Worse Quality of Life Post-StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Who Multitasks Better: Men or Women? The Answer May Surprise You

Aug 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Who Multitasks Better: Men or Women? The Answer May Surprise YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2019 12:00:00...
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AHA News: Rising Blood Pressure Puts Women At Greater Stroke Risk Than Men

Aug 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Rising Blood Pressure Puts Women At Greater Stroke Risk Than MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/14/2019 12:00:00...
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