Women's Health

Women's Health

Cutting-edge stories about innovations in women's health. Women's Health editor, Anna Villarreal, can be contacted at info@annavillahealth.com.

Have You Ever Been Abused by a Massage Therapist? You Are Not Alone

After an abusive massage, a client fought back exposing callous disregard for client safety by the salon and the regulatory body that oversees therapists.
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Was James Damore Right About Women in Tech?

In a viral memo from Google's Ideological Echo Chamber, James Damore lists personality differences that he says explain why women are less adept than men at software engineering.
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The Anti-Contraception Agenda is Fueled by Fake Science

Those of us who care deeply about women's health and reproductive rights have plenty of reason for concern now that advocates of fake science are in positions of power and alternative facts have been weaponized by state legislatures.
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The Best Ways to Pay for Fertility Treatments in the U.S.

There are a number of paths for alternative funding for your IVF cycle or other fertility treatments. Here are the best options.
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Discovery May Lead to New Fertility Treatments

A new study from the University of Montreal found that abnormal segregation of chromosomes in eggs from old mice is an important cause of age-related infertility.
Why It's Essential for Women to Care for Their Eyes

Why It’s Essential for Women to Care for Their Eyes

April is Women's Eye Health Month. Here are some tips for awareness, prevention, and screening of common ocular issues in women.
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Why Screening 3-D Mammograms Should Be a Covered Benefit

A new screening technology for breast cancer, 3-D mammograms, improves early cancer detection and reduces false positives. However, many insurers are denying coverage for this test even though it is only slightly more expensive than traditional mammography.
Do Any Of The New Miracle noninvasive Cosmetic Procedures Actually Work?

These Popular Cosmetic Procedures Aren’t as Safe as You Think

Fast results of a thinner, tighter, younger look within an hour are very alluring, but how many of these miracle procedures actually do what they claim to?
4 Critical Numbers All Women Need to Know for a Healthy Heart

4 Critical Numbers All Women Need to Know for a Healthy Heart

By knowing your numbers, you can take control of your heart health and treat risk factors with lifestyle changes and your healthcare provider's help.
The Best 6 Metabolic Benefits of Strength Training For Women

6 Metabolic Benefits of Strength Training For Women

Modern approaches to strength training tailored for women can result in significant metabolic benefits without bulking you up. Here's the evidence.

How to Minimize the Risk of ASD During Your Pregnancy

Although the exact cause of autism is unknown, there are some things you can do that might minimize the risk of your child being born with ASD.

13 Reasons Why a Vasectomy is a Better Choice for Men and Women

Did you know that vasectomies can be performed on men and women? It is a reliable form of birth control that helps prevent unplanned pregnancy.

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