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Two futuristic devices on the horizon could profoundly change women’s health by making screening for two common cancers more accessible and easy to use at home. These burgeoning ...

Two breakthrough devices for women's cancer screening at home Two Breakthrough Devices Let Women Screen for Cancer at Home
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Childhood obesity is decreasing in younger children for the first time in eight years. That is according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

preschoolers' obesity rate is declining Preschoolers Learn Healthy Lesson as Obesity Rate Declines
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How Many Lefties are Among Us? Statistics show that about 1 out of every 10 people worldwide are left-handed. James T.

challenges raising your left-handed child The Challenges of Raising a Left-Handed Child
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You’re lying in bed bumping up against that body next to you, seething with hurt and anger. You haven’t been touched or reached for in more months than you care to count.

why isn't he interested in sex with me? Why Doesn’t He Want to Have Sex With Me?
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If you want to teach teens to use sunscreen, then show them a video about how it protects them from getting wrinkles, not on how it protects them from getting skin cancer.

teens inspired to use sunscreen by video on aging Video on Aging Inspires Teens to Use Sunscreen
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Physical and sexual abuse can often be seen on the bodies of its victims. Bruises, scars, infections, breaks and fractures are common signs of these kinds of abuses.

psychological abuse can leave scars that are invisible Invisible Scars: Psychological Abuse
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Could a shot given every one to three months reduce the risk of getting HIV?

is it possible for a shot to reduce HIV risk? Could a Shot Reduce the Risk of HIV?
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HairdocTK is a devoted cosmetologist and trichologist who has been involved in the field of hair loss treatments for over 25 years.

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HairdocTK's Story of Recreating Lives One Strand at a Time Recreating Lives One Strand at a Time: HairdocTK's Story
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Dysfunctional relationships are hazardous to your health. I have been living in the middle of one since I was a child, so I can say that through first-hand experience.

don't let dysfunctional relationships control you Don’t Be Controlled by Dysfunctional Relationships
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This week marks five years for me being back online again. I had surrendered my connection more than a decade ago, when ME/CFS had me down for the count.

fifth anniversary online despite having ME/CFS My Fifth Anniversary Online Despite ME/CFS
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Spring has arrived in many places in North America. Not quite my neck of the woods yet but coming from the worst winter on record, we're not expecting bees and blooms for at least ...

Spring is here and so are allergies Spring is Here ... But So Are Allergies! Learn How to Cope
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Vitamin D has been hailed as a treatment for depression, and supplements are thought to help in preventing many diseases and medical conditions such as heart disease, cancer, multiple ...

Vitamin D in study does not help depression Study: Vitamin D Supplements Not Helpful For Depression
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The vast majority of parents vaccinate their children.

fear of childhood vaccines largely unproven Fear of Childhood Vaccinations Largely Unfounded
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Would you know if you were having a stroke? Stroke is the third leading cause of death for women in the United States, and fourth for men and women combined.

know stroke symptoms to protect your health Protect Your Health – Know Your Stroke Symptoms
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The month of March is marked as a time to foster greater awareness about colorectal cancer.

Colorectal Cancer: Greater Awareness in Month of March Colorectal Cancer: Fostering Greater Awareness in Month of March
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Women are familiar with menopause. It is that time in their life, usually between the mid-forties to mid-fifties where things start to change, periods become erratic and hot flashes ensue.

5 surprising things you never knew about menopause Surprise! 5 Things Nobody Told You About Menopause
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Hot flashes are a common problem for women as they move through menopause.

how to get rid of hot flashes once and for all Get Rid of Hot Flashes Once and for All
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In December, 2013 the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA), partnering with Genzyme, a Sanofi company, held a nationwide search through their Why I Swim campaign.

Iris and Mary share inspiring stories for Why I Swim for MS Swim for MS Campaign: Mary and Iris Share Inspiring Stories
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The number of new melanoma cases, the most serious form of skin cancer, have been increasing each year for the last 30 years, to include more young people from 15-29 years of age.

researching cancer that 'creeps along blood vessels like spiders' Taking on Cancer that 'Creeps Along Blood Vessels like Spiders'
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Everyone who has ever watched their child kick and scream at seemingly the smallest things has probably felt at some point like a complete failure as a parent.

U. of  Minnesota prof says temper tantrums are normal Temper Tantrums Normal says University of Minnesota Psychologist
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A new headband device called Cefaly has been approved by the FDA for the prevention and treatment of migraines.

headband is new migraine treatment New Headband Treats Migraines
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These days more and more woman are working until their pregnancy due date. I remember having one boss who was flying until the end of her second trimester.

air travel safety during pregnancy Safe Air Travel During Pregnancy
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Since March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, the CDC wants to raise awareness in the United States concerning traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI.

Get the Facts for Brain Injury Awareness Month in March March is Brain Injury Awareness Month: Get the Facts
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Earlier today, EmpowHER was featured on the Today Show.

EmpowHER Featured on "The Today Show"
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Despite efforts to prevent the abuse of prescription medications, drug use is still considered an epidemic by many.

prescription drug abuse persists Prescription Drug Abuse Problem Persists

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