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

Dandruff: What Is It and Can It Be Cured?

Dandruff is common and often embarrassing. It is usually treated with a dandruff shampoo but if it doesn't get better, be sure to consult a dermatologist.
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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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One Couple’s Journey on the Bumpy Road of Infertility

Christine Kahan describes the emotional, physical, and financial cost of her and her husband Aaron's infertility journey—destination IVF.
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41 Advances in the Infertility Field In 41 Years

In the 41 years since Louise Brown, the first test-tube baby was born there have been many advances in the infertility field. Here are 41 of them.
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Have Breast Implants—Should You Be Worried About Cancer?

BIA-ALCL is a rare lymphoma that is associated with certain types of breast implants. Plastic surgeon Christopher Hess answers questions about the disease.
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IVF: What is it and When Should It Be Considered?

IVF is much more successful than intrauterine insemination, another commonly used fertility procedure. Unlike IUI, it can help treat almost any type of infertility problem.
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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.
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Sunscreen in the News: What is True and What is Not

News stories about sunscreen abound. They claim that they get into your bloodstream, reduce vitamin D, and even kill coral. What's true and what's not?
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Can Cranberry’s Bioactive Ingredient Prevent UTIs?

The bacterial anti-adhesion activity of proanthocyanidins (PAC) aids in preventing UTIs and reducing antibiotic use.
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How to Face Down Acne: What’s Science and What’s Myth

Myths abound about acne but science shows it's a chronic inflammatory condition affecting hair follicles and oil glands. Effective treatments are available.
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Egg Freezing – What You Need to Know

Most people don't know what is involved in egg freezing. Before pursuing this path to a delayed pregnancy, consider a discussion with a fertility expert.
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What You Need To Know About Geriatric Pregnancy

Geriatric pregnancies (women 35 & older), are becoming more common. Even though they're at higher risk, many result in healthy pregnancies & normal births.

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