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.

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Did You Know That Sexual Assault Can Happen in Relationships Too?

Did you know that many of sexual assaults occur in the context of a romantic relationship (husband and wife, partners, or dating)? Here are some questions to ask to see if you are experiencing abuse.

Domestic Violence is Harmful to Your Health

Domestic violence is a serious threat to health even in the absence of physical injuries. It affects huge numbers of women and men around the world. Here are proven steps to help you cope and improve your health.
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Why Maternal Mortality is Rising in the United States

Despite a 44% decline in global maternal mortality since 1990, the rate of women dying from complications during and after pregnancy or childbirth is rising in the U.S.
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What Do Women Really Want When It Comes to Men?

What does science have to say about what women want when it comes to men? It turns out, it says a lot, but also very little. Dov Michaeli examines the evolutionary psychology and physiologic evidence.
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Hope on the Horizon for Uterine Fibroids

Although fibroids are benign tumors, they cause both physical and psychological distress. Until recently, treatment was primarily surgery, but new drugs are offering alternatives for women who can't have or don't want a hysterectomy.
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Health Insurance for Infertility: What You Need to Know

It's best to understand your health insurance and other payment options before embarking on infertility treatment.
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3 Best Pregnancy Workouts

Pregnancy is no time to turn into a soda-sipping, chip 'n dipping couch potato. Here are three great ways to stay in shape during those nine months.
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Stressed? 10 Ways It Shows Up on Your Face

How we approach and mentally manage the routine stressors in our lives impacts how fast or slow we age.
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Mother’s Milk is Best for Preemies—and Donor Milk May Be Second-Best

Breastfeeding and human milk ensure the optimal development of infants.
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The New Treatment Paradigm for Early Stage Breast Cancer

The new paradigm for treatment of early stage breast cancer is based on the biologic type of cancer, rather than what stage it is.
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How Women in Medicine View Leadership

Have we come a long way, baby? When it comes to women in medicine, the answer is yes, no, and maybe.
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The Problem with the Way Women Speak

The way women speak is criticized as being too high-pitched, girly, whiny, or worse, but Plastic Surgeon Lara Devgan says they are fine just the way they are.

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