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3650 Articles Matching "women"

Will Fertility Benefits Attract Women To A Workplace? Progyny Says Yes.

Jan 14, 2019 , Forbes
Getting fertility benefits in the right place isn’t easy but when companies do get it right, it can send a powerful statement about company culture to prospective and current...
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Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

Jan 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A federal judge in California blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington,...
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U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
A judge in California on Sunday partially blocked a set of Trump administration rules that allow employers to opt out of providing health insurance that covers women's birth control from taking effect....
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Fish Oil Supplementation Can Mitigate Disuse Atrophy in Women

Jan 13, 2019 , RxList
Fish oil supplementation can slow muscle loss during periods of immobilization, a study has found. The study was published online January 10 in the FASEB...
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Fatal Drug ODs Soaring Among Middle-Aged Women: CDC

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Fatal Drug ODs Soaring Among Middle-Aged Women: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Drug Overdose Fatality Rate Soars 260% Among Women From 1999-2017, CDC Reports

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"The stereotype is a man who's addicted to drugs who's ODing on the street, and we know that that stereotype is clearly not complete. It's inaccurate," said Dr. Georges Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association. Other drug epidemic news looks at equipping police with naloxone; tracking doctors who over-prescribe opioids; puppy programs; childhood trauma and research on safe-injection...
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Pain relief during labor varies across U.S.

Jan 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Access to pain relief during childbirth in the U.S. may vary depending on where women live, a study suggests....
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The Medical Minute: Screenings, Vaccine Prevent Cervical Cancer

Jan 11, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the National Cervical Cancer Coalition is urging women to make a New Year’s resolution to talk with their health care providers. Roughly 12,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. About 4,000 die from it, even though there’......
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Editorial: How this Congress might redefine women's issues

Jan 11, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Here's hoping the pink wave washes the label of "women's issues" off the legislative...
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Drug overdose deaths skyrocketed among women

Jan 11, 2019 , CNN Health
As America continues to combat its opioid epidemic, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses among women has soared in recent years, according to new data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report....
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Too Few Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer Screening

Jan 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Too Few Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer ScreeningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Banished from home for menstrual cycle, mother and two children die in Nepali hut

Jan 11, 2019 , CNN Health
A Nepali mother and her two children were found dead Wednesday morning, after being exiled from their family home as part of a criminalized practice where women and girls are made to sleep alone during their menstrual cycle....
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Up to a year after pregnancy, race disparities in stress, recovery persist

Jan 11, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A year after giving birth, African-American mothers may have more signs of physical and mental stress that can raise the risk of chronic disease, compared with white or Latina women, a small U.S. study suggests....
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Women Wait Longer to Seek Treatment for Heart Attack, Study Finds

Jan 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
Experts urge women to call 911 at first signs of heart attack, based on study that highlights delays in...
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Even in the U.S., poor women often can't afford tampons, pads

Jan 11, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A survey of low-income women in a large U.S. city finds that nearly two-thirds couldn't afford menstrual hygiene products such as tampons or pads during the previous year....
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"Doctors Are Failing Women": How This Entrepreneur is Redefining Menopause Care

Jan 10, 2019 , Forbes
Microsoft exec-turned entrepreneur Jill Angelo is helping women through menopause with genneve, “the first ever online clinic for women in...
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Intermittent Fasting Could Improve Obese Women's Health

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Research carried out at the University of Adelaide shows that obese women lost more weight and improved their health by fasting intermittently while following a strictly controlled diet. The study, published in the journal Obesity, involved a sample of 88 women following carefully controlled diets ......
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Too Few Women Getting Cervical Cancer Screening

Jan 09, 2019 , WebMD
In 2016, just over half of U.S. women aged 21 to 29 and less than two-thirds of women aged 30 to 65 were up-to-date with cervical cancer screenings, according to a new...
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Preeclampsia Linked to Later Stroke Risk, Aspirin May Help

Jan 06, 2019 , RxList
Having preeclampsia or other forms of hypertension during pregnancy puts women at increased risk of stroke, which may be mitigated by long-term use of aspirin, a new study...
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Landmark Mammography Study Highlights The Importance Of Breast Cancer Screening

Jan 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A landmark mammography study has found that women who receive annual breast cancer screenings will have a lower mortality rate and will benefit more from therapy upon diagnosis of breast cancer. The lead investigator on this study was László Tabár, MD. He and his team analyzed data from the Swedish ......
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