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More young adults binge-drinking well into their 20s

Feb 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More young men and women are binge-drinking into their mid- and late-20s today than a generation ago, increasing their risk of accidental injuries, deaths and a variety of chronic illnesses, researchers say....
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Drinking two or more diet beverages a day linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Drinking two or more diet sodas a day is linked to an increased risk of stroke, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, a new study says. The risk was highest for obese and African American women....
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Women, Take Your Heart Attack Symptoms Seriously

Feb 15, 2019 , WebMD
You can have a heart attack even if your arteries don't have blockages, which is the case for at least a third of women who've had heart attacks, a cardiologist...
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Breast-density notification letters may be too dense

Feb 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Post-mammogram form letters telling women about dense breasts may be more confusing than helpful if they are difficult to read and understand, researchers say....
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New Mammogram Screening Guidelines FAQ

Feb 14, 2019 , WebMD
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is recommending that women who aren't at high risk of breast cancer start getting mammograms at age 50, a decade later than previously recommended. Experts answer questions about the new mammogram...
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Pumped Breast Milk Falls Short of Direct Nursing

Feb 14, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that breast milk from women who pumped tended to have more potentially bad bacteria than milk from women who fed their infants only from the...
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Boniva vs. Zometa

Feb 14, 2019 , RxList
Boniva (ibandronate) and Zometa (zolcdronic acid) are bisphosphonates that alter the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in women after menopause....
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Boniva vs. Reclast

Feb 14, 2019 , RxList
Boniva (ibandronate) and Reclast (zoledronic acid) are bisphosphonates that alter the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women....
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Background Checks, Other Campus Reforms Included In Settlement Over USC Gynecologist

Feb 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The case involves hundreds of students and alumni who have accused Dr. George Tyndall of committing sexual or inappropriate conduct during physical exams. Beyond the monetary damages in the settlement, USC will have to agree to conduct background checks that delve into prior history of sexual harassment, improve employee training, and bolster staffing so that female students always have the option of seeing a female doctor. The university will also be asked to create a position for “an...
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Why Healthtech Needs More Female Leaders

Feb 13, 2019 , Forbes
The healthtech sector has a severe lack of women in leadership positions, and healthcare overall reflects this trend. How can we start to address this challenge as an industry? While there is no single cure, there are a number of remedies that can make a big...
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Gallbladder Removal Operation During Pregnancy Associated With Adverse Maternal Outcomes

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Pregnant women produce extra progesterone, which puts them at greater risk for gallstones. When the stones become problematic, causing painful attacks, a surgeon may recommend that the diseased gallbladder be taken out by performing an operation known as a cholecystectomy. However, new research find......
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8 Things A Leading Cardiologist Wishes You Knew About Your Heart Health

Feb 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Once considered a “man’s disease,” we now know that cardiovascular disease affects people of all ages and races, and, in fact, is the leading cause of death for both men and women. About 630,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year — one in every four deaths, according to the......
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AHA News: Many Women Plagued by Anxiety After Stroke

Feb 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Many Women Plagued by Anxiety After StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Infographic: Women and heart disease

Feb 09, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of...
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Pregnant women are risking their lives to bring people tea

Feb 08, 2019 , CNN Health
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Cancer Linked to Surface of Breast Implants

Feb 08, 2019 , WebMD
The number of women with breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lyphoma (BIA-ALCL) now stands at 457, compared with 414 in the last report, the FDA...
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Tom’s of Maine unveils 48-hour protection deodorants

Feb 08, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Tom’s of Maine Women’s Natural Strength Deodorants are available in three scents — fresh powder, fresh coconut and fresh sage. Read More...
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Apple recently hired a prominent obstetrician, signaling interest in women's health

Feb 08, 2019 , CNBC Health
Apple has hired Christine Curry, an obstetrician who is known for treating pregnant women with the Zika Virus, according to several people...
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FDA reports additional cases of cancer linked to breast implants

Feb 08, 2019 , CNN Health
A rare and deadly cancer linked to breast implants has been diagnosed in additional women in the United States, federal health officials said....
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Could HPV Be Tied to Heart Trouble in Women, Too?

Feb 08, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that among the women studied, those infected with "high-risk" strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) were somewhat more likely to develop heart disease or suffer a stroke over the next several...
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