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Vasectomy: Why It’s a Better Choice for Men and Women

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Did you know that vasectomies have benefits for both men & women? It is a reliable form of birth control that helps prevent unplanned pregnancy. Read more!

How Pregnancy Affects Sleep and What You Can do About it

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There are many different ways in which pregnancy affects sleep and they vary by the stage of pregnancy. Here are some tips that can help.
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Why Infertility Treatment Should be a Covered Benefit

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Infertility is a disease and deserves to be covered by health insurance like other medical conditions. There are compelling business and social reasons to support this case.
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The Urgent Need to Eliminate Gender Bias in Research

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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

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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

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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

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

How to Minimize the Risk of ASD During Your Pregnancy

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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.