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Women’s Health: The Pressing Need to Think Holistically

Doctors working in the field of women's health should be prepared to listen to all concerns presented by patients & take a holistic approach to their care.
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Intrauterine Insemination: Is It the Right Fertility Procedure for You?

Intrauterine Insemination, a fertility procedure in which sperm are placed directly into the uterus using a catheter passed through the cervix, is the right choice for some. Here's why.

6 Ways to Enhance Female Sexuality While Aging

There are lots of reasons why women's sex desire declines as with age. Here are some tips to enhance female sexuality at regardless of age.
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The Urgent Need to Eliminate Gender Bias in Research

Biomedical research must let data lead and be judgment-free. The centuries-old concept that menstrual blood is a waste has prevented it from being studied even though it is unique to women. Anna Villarreal's company, LifeStory Health is challenging that concept leading to new insights about women's health.
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A Unique Approach to Women’s Heart Health

A new technology using menstrual blood provides further insights into women's risk for cardiovascular disease.
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An Innovative Treatment Option for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

A new clinical study shows how intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) can reduce radiation side effects and may save breast cancer patients $10,500 annually.
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The Real Benefits of Women’s Resistance in an Uncertain Time

Karen McCann's book 'Women of the American Resistance: You Are the One We Have Been Waiting For,' shines a light on the variety and creativity of activism.
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The Promise of Menstrual Blood Diagnostics

Biotech start-up, LifeStory Health, is developing technology that uses menstrual blood to look for novel biomarkers of women's health in menstrual blood.
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The Impact of Traumatic Events on Women’s Heart Health

A new study suggests that a history of traumatic events may contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease in women. 
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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.

We Care Solar’s Laura Stachel MD is a CNN Hero

Dr. Laura Stachel witnessed the tragic impact lack of power has on health outcomes in the developing world. Her company, We Care Solar, now delivers solar energy in a suitcase
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The Sad Politics of Emergency Contraception

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius instructed FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg not to approve the application to make Plan B One-Step available to all women.