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Weight-loss surgery between pregnancies tied to better outcomes

Dec 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Obese women who have weight-loss surgery between pregnancies may be less likely to experience complications like high blood pressure and preterm births in their second pregnancy, a recent study suggests....
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State Highlights: Texas Has Highest Rate Of Uninsured Women Of Child-Bearing Age. Look At Death Rates; Parents Sue Troubled Hospital In North Carolina Over Child’s Death

Dec 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, North Carolina, Connecticut, California, Minnesota, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, and...
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New Concepts About Mental Health Of Vets: Bad War Experiences Might Not Be What’s Leading To So Many Suicides

Dec 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Army-funded studies report there is a significant and growing proportion of soldiers entering the military with psychiatric disorders, requiring wider availability of mental health care for troops, even those who have never experienced combat. Public health news is on studies on dangers of PFAS, aging, face injuries from cellphones, time-restricted eating, postpartum depression among women of color, measles' steady comeback, raising boys these days, diabetes risks for preemies, and traumas...
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Study links hair dyes and chemical straighteners to higher breast cancer risk, particularly among black women

Dec 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Permanent hair dye and chemical hair straightener use was linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in a new study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health....
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Intermittent Fasting Promotes Weight Loss, Improves Lipids

Dec 06, 2019 , RxList
Limiting food consumption to a 10-hour window each day promotes weight loss and improves cardiometabolic abnormalities in women with metabolic syndrome, a small pilot study...
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Distracted by Their Smartphones, Pedestrians Are Landing in the ER

Dec 06, 2019 , WebMD
According to one database, more than 2,500 men and women went to an emergency room for head and neck injuries sustained while using a smartphone between 1998 and 2017. When that number is extrapolated to include the whole country, the total is likely to be more than 76,000...
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Research Links Hair Dyes And Chemical Straighteners To Alarming Increase In Breast Cancer Rates For Black Women

Dec 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A new study finds that black women who regularly used permanent dyes to color their hair were 60 percent more likely to develop breast cancer. While earlier research on hair dye and cancer risk included mostly white women, 9% of this study's participants were African-American women. In other public health news: CTE, children's health, a once-a-month birth control pill, and...
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Birth Control Pill May Alter Part of Women's Brains

Dec 05, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Birth Control Pill May Alter Part of Women's BrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/4/2019 12:00:00...
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U.S. scientists test first monthly contraceptive pill in pigs

Dec 05, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In a first, U.S. researchers have developed an experimental, once-a-month contraceptive pill aimed at improving the effectiveness of daily oral contraceptives, which many women forget to take, the team reported on Wednesday....
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Uncontrolled Asthma a Danger to Pregnant Women, Babies

Dec 05, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Uncontrolled Asthma a Danger to Pregnant Women, BabiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/4/2019 12:00:00...
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A New Study Says Hair Dyes And Chemical Straighteners May Cause Breast Cancer

Dec 05, 2019 , Forbes
A new study has revealed potentially worrying links between the use of some hair products and the risk of developing breast cancer, with black women at far higher risk than white...
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Study Links Hair Straighteners, Dyes to Breast Cancer

Dec 05, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers analyzed data from nearly 47,000 U.S. women, followed for an average of more than eight years as part of the federally funded Sisters Study. All of the women had a sister who'd been diagnosed with breast cancer, but they didn't have breast cancer themselves at the start of the...
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More U.S. women know how breast density impacts cancer risk

Dec 04, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A growing number of U.S. women understand that breast density can impact cancer risk, but a new study suggests this isn't prompting more patients to discuss the issue with their doctors....
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Digital health, Fortune 500 health companies see more female leadership, but still far from reaching parity

Dec 04, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
A Rock Health report found that the percentage of female partners at digital health VC firms only rose from 12.2% to 12.6%, while deals closed by women-led startups rose 13.4% to...
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Warming temperatures put women at risk of giving birth early, study says

Dec 03, 2019 , CNN Health
Women are at risk of giving birth earlier due to warmer temperatures brought on by the climate crisis, a new study finds. The study, published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change, found that on days when temperatures soar past 90 degrees Fahrenheit, birth rates increase 5%....
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Short sleep after menopause linked to weaker bones

Nov 30, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Bones may age faster in older women who get too little sleep, a U.S. study suggests....
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Diet pills, laxatives may signal eating disorder risk in young women

Nov 30, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Teens and young women who use diet pills and laxatives for weight control are five to six times more likely to be diagnosed with an eating disorder in the next three years, a U.S. study suggests....
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Seniors that exercise frequently, don't have chronic conditions more likely to stick to wearable tracking

Nov 28, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Researchers also found that a higher percentage of women and people with higher education levels reported using their wearables for more than six...
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Women Lead Upswing in U.S. Binge Drinking

Nov 28, 2019 , WebMD
Binge drinking is on the rise among Americans, especially among women, with rates doubling among childless females in their early 30s, a new study...
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Supergirl Melissa Benoist: How She Revealed That She Survived Intimate Partner Violence

Nov 28, 2019 , Forbes
The Supergirl star's revelation on Instagram may shed more light on the darkness that is IPV, which has affected one in four women and one in ten...
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