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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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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The Problem with the Way Women Speak

The way women speak is criticized as being too high-pitched, girly, whiny, or worse, but here's why women's voices are just fine the way they are.
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What World Heart Day Means to Me (and You)

On World Heart Day, a cardiologist writes that medical care for women's heart health is inadequate and must be improved.
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Stop Wasting Your Money on These Skincare Products

A dermatologist examines the products that you should feel free to ditch if you are worried about being overexposed to chemical ingredients in your skincare routine.
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Opioids and Infertility – What You and Your Doctor Should Know

Women of childbearing age may be especially affected by the use and misuse of opioids, however, the impact of the drugs on fertility and infertility treatment is rarely discussed.
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Do Conflicting Health Headlines Leave You Confused?

Conflicting media reports that neither address validity nor correctly interpret findings of health research make it difficult for consumers to know what to do.
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How to Deal with Infertility and Depression

Dealing with infertility or depression is a major challenge, but trying to cope with both at once can be overwhelming. Fortunately, treatment is available to help you build your family while addressing your depression.
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What You Need to Know About Anti-Wrinkle Creams

According to manufacturers' own package inserts, the efficacy of anti-wrinkle creams is minimal. One listed a study that showed that sun protection alone had better results than their wrinkle cream.
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Skin Cancer Increases the Risk of Other Types of Cancer

Research shows that if you’re diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer between the ages of 45 to 59, your risk for any other type of cancer goes up by 74%.
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The Unique Challenges of Secondary Infertility

Secondary infertility is the inability to establish a clinical pregnancy after a previous pregnancy whether or not there was a live birth. While it may not be a mainstream topic, secondary infertility affects nearly three million couples, double the number from 1995. It also accounts for approximately one-third of all visits to see a fertility specialist.
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The One Absolutely Amazing Secret That Will Change Your Skin

Although there are many anti-aging skin products on the market, the most effective anti-aging preventative is sunscreen that protects against both UVA and UVB. UVA causes skin aging, UVB causes sunburn, and both cause skin cancer. Covering up and avoiding the midday sun are also important.

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