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Cutting-edge stories about innovations in women’s health. Women’s Health editor, Anna Villarreal, can be contacted at [email protected]

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What You Need to Know About Basal Cell Carcinoma

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Basal cell carcinoma is the commonest skin cancer while sebaceous carcinoma is very rare. Both require early diagnosis for the best outcomes.
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Opioids and Infertility – What You and Your Doctor Should Know

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Many women of childbearing age are affected by use & misuse of opioids. The impact on fertility & infertility treatment should be considered.
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The Frustrations of Family Building During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Family building via assisted reproduction or gestational surrogacy is complicated and requires planning. COVID-19 has made it more difficult.
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CVS Health/Aetna Responds to the Maternal Health Crisis During COVID

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While not a solution to the maternal health crisis, good communication can help expectant patients feel safe getting care during COVID-19.
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Vasectomy: Why It’s a Better Choice for Men and Women

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Vasectomies have benefits for both men and women. It's easier, safer, and less costly than tubal ligation.
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Burnout: The Experience of Women In Medicine During COVID-19

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Women in medicine are faced with heightened demands and lower than normal resources during the COVID pandemic. This can lead to burnout.
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Formaldehyde: What Is It and Why Is It in My Cosmetics?

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Formaldehyde-releasing preservatives have substantial benefits in cosmetics. Don't panic if you see stories claiming it's dangerous
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Emotional Abuse Made Me Feel Like I Was Crazy

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My boyfriend told me I was crazy and I believed him. I later learned that emotional abuse is part of the cycle of abuse.
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Oral Health & Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

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Pregnancy can have adverse effects on the oral cavity so moms-to-be should be extra vigilant about their oral health during that time.
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Skincare Products: Are You Being Deceived?

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Ever bought skincare products that didn't live up to the hype? Chances are you've been deceived by the beauty industry more than once.
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Cellulite: A Review of Currently Available Treatments

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Many OTC and medical treatments are available to treat cellulite. However, even when they have modest results, the improvement is temporary.
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Alzheimer’s Disease: Precision Medicine May Get Us Closer to Cure

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A precision medicine approach based on biomarkers, powered by AI, and sensitive to gender may get us closer to a cure for Alzheimer's Disease.