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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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Have Breast Implants—Should You Be Worried About Cancer?

Christopher Hess, MD, FACS - 7/24/2019 - 5

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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Intrauterine Insemination: Is It the Right Fertility Procedure for You?

David Adamson, M.D. - 7/19/2019 - 0

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

Fayne Frey, MD - 7/18/2019 - 12

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?

Brian J. Flynn, MD - 6/23/2019 - 1

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

Fayne Frey, MD - 6/2/2019 - 2

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

David Adamson, M.D. - 5/23/2019 - 1

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

Jori Hamilton - 4/25/2019 - 1

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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