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Anxious Women May Want to Keep an Eye on Their Bone Health

May 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Anxious Women May Want to Keep an Eye on Their Bone HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Infographic: One-fourth of older women suffer from osteoporosis

May 19, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
A new study says more must be done to test for and treat the loss of bone density that often comes with...
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Trump proposes taking funds away from abortion providers

May 19, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday issued a proposal that would effectively stop giving government funds that subsidize birth control for low-income women to Planned Parenthood and other clinics that provide abortions....
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New Allegations Emerge Against University of Southern California’s Longtime Campus Gynecologist

May 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
For years, medical workers had accused the Dr. George Tyndall of touching women inappropriately during pelvic exams, as well as making racist and sexual remarks about patients’ bodies. The University of Southern California has come under fire for not immediately reporting him to the state medical board and for not making the allegations about him public until only after the university was approached by The Los Angeles...
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Obamacare tied to earlier cancer detection in young women

May 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision allowing adult children to stay on their parents' health insurance policy until age 26, young women with gynecological cancers were diagnosed and treated sooner, researchers say....
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Anxiety Might Get Into Women's Bones

May 19, 2018 , WebMD
The researchers noted that osteoporosis is the most common metabolic bone disease in the world. An estimated 33 percent of women and 20 percent of men will suffer from an osteoporosis-related fracture at some point in their...
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Shorter breast cancer treatment could hurt providers' pockets

May 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Women who use the breast cancer drug Herceptin for six months did just as well as those who took it for a year, according to a new study that could ultimately benefit value-based providers and harm those still based on fee-for-service...
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How The Gut Influences Neurologic Disease

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A study published this week in Nature sheds new light on the connection between the gut and the brain, untangling the complex interplay that allows the byproducts of microorganisms living in the gut to influence the progression of neurodegenerative diseases. Investigators from Brigham and Women's Ho......
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Diagnosing Breast Cancer With An Imaging Pill

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For women, mammograms are a sometimes uncomfortable, but necessary, annual ritual. But this procedure doesn't always provide accurate results, and it exposes women to X-rays. In a study appearing in ACS' journal Molecular Pharmaceutics, scientists report that they have developed a non-invasive "dise......
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Palmer’s presents a solution for Do-It-Yourselfers

May 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Clinical Retail
Palmer’s Natural Fusions Collection was created for women who would like to try DIY at-home concoctions of natural ingredient hair products, and contains 95% or higher naturally derived ingredients. Read More...
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Iowa’s Restrictive ‘Heartbeat Bill’ Challenged By Abortion Rights Advocates

May 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The law would ban abortions as soon as embryonic cardiac activity is detected, which is usually at about six weeks, the same time women typically begin to feel the first signs of pregnancy. Experts have signaled out the legislation as one that might rise up to the Supreme Court to challenge Roe v. Wade....
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Viewpoints: After Corporations, Wealthy People Get A Boost, Brutality Takes Over Policies; Where’s The Research On Women’s Heart Disease?

May 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers look at these and other health...
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Naps during pregnancy may be linked with healthier birth weight

May 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who nap regularly may reduce their baby's risk of low birth weight, a study from China suggests....
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Obesity tied to risk of irregular heart rhythm in both genders

May 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Both men and women who are overweight or obese may be more likely to develop an irregular heart rhythm condition known as atrial fibrillation than their counterparts who maintain a healthy weight, a recent study suggests....
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Hair-straightening products contain potentially toxic mix

May 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Hair products used primarily by black women and children contain a host of hazardous chemicals, a new study shows....
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Healthy Diet May Lower Risk Of Hearing Loss In Women

May 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hearing loss affects approximately 48 million Americans. Some evidence suggests that diet may influence risk of hearing loss. Previous studies have looked at how specific nutrients affect risk, but the relation of overall diet and risk of developing hearing loss was unclear. In a new study, researc......
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Air pollution during pregnancy tied to high blood pressure in kids

May 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who breathe polluted air during pregnancy may be more likely to have children who develop high blood pressure, a U.S. study suggests....
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Hair Care Products for Black Women May Disrupt Hormones

May 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Hair Care Products for Black Women May Disrupt HormonesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Number Of Women Who Die In Childbirth Just ‘Tip Of Iceberg’ When It Comes To America’s Maternal Crisis

May 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
For ever woman who dies, there are 70 who come close. And the rate of severe complications from childbirth has been rising faster than the rate of women who died....
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What Women Seek in a Mate -- Or Just a Fling

May 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: What Women Seek in a Mate -- Or Just a FlingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2018 12:00:00...
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