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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Melanoma: What You Need to Know About Diagnosis and Treatment

Melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer but it is treatable, and even curable, if caught early. Here are the essentials of diagnosis, treatment, & prevention.
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Thinking of Becoming an Egg Donor? 5 Things You Need to Know

Thinking of becoming an egg donor? Make sure you understand all the ins and outs of egg donation so you don't make a decision you might regret later.
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Gestational Carrier 101 – What You Need to Know

A gestational-carrier arrangement occurs when intended parents (or donors) supply the egg & sperm but a non-related person carries the pregnancy.
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Three Rare Skin Cancers You Should Know About

These rare skin cancers are important to know about because they may be mistaken for other more benign conditions delaying their diagnosis. 
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How Important is Sleep for Women’s Health?

Current research on sleep and women's health sheds light on how women can protect their health by changing specific sleeping habits.
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What You Need To Know About Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Recurrent pregnancy loss can be devastating for couples trying to start their families. Here is what you need to know about the causes and treatment.

8 Yoga Poses Every Woman Should Practice

Yoga can benefit women at every phase of their lives. Here are eight Yoga poses that every woman should practice for better health and mental energy.
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What You Need to Know About Basal Cell Carcinoma

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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Trust is the Essence of the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Anger & depression after multiple readmissions led a cancer patient, a surgeon, to lose trust in her doctor. Here's how they repaired the relationship.
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The Importance of Women’s Brains in Alzheimer’s Research

Understanding sex differences in human brains is crucial for the implementation of precision medicine in Alzheimer's Disease-it may also help us find a cure.
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Why Infertility Treatment Should be a Covered Benefit

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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How Do I Know if I Have Skin Cancer?

If you find a growth on your skin, how do you know if it's cancer? You won’t know for sure but a dermatologist will--most skin cancers are curable if found early.

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