HEALTH / WOMENS HEALTH

The-importance-of-emotional-support-in-ovarian-cancer

Patient may have somewhat better survival odds when they feel emotionally supported by family and friends, according a study of University of Iowa. Researchers found that of 168 ovarian cancer patients, there were 95 deemed to have "high social attachment" - meaning they had relationships that made

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Results-of-survey-"Truth-about-abuse"-were-revealed

Americans more aware and invested in the issue of domestic violence. DALLAS, -- Awareness isn't enough to

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Be-wary-of-the-flu-if-you-are-pregnant

Getting sick with the flu while pregnant can increase birth defects risk.   WHITE PLAINS, New York, --

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Shorter-women-have-shorter-pregnancies

In addition, smaller babies and increased risk of preterm delivery. WHITE PLAINS, New York, -- New research

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Botox-can-be-used-for-more-than-just-cosmetic-reasons

Correcting wrinkles and tightening facial muscles is not the only thing that Botox is good for.   BY:

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Doctors-do-not-advise-either-nursing-mothers

Many new mothers report no physician advice on infant sleep position, breastfeeding. BETHESDA, Md., -- Many new

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Beautiful-legs-whitout-veins-varicose

Varicose veins, much more than a cosmetic issue, can prove a health risk. Left untreated, they

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Attention-women-with-breast-cancer

Study finds misperceptions about impact of double mastectomy. Majority of breast cancer patients did not know

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New-study-about-violence-against-women

Feeling disconnected contributes to women’s depression from domestic abuse. ANN ARBOR—Women in abusive relationships feel depressed not

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More-services-for-Spanish-speaking-survivors-of-sexual-violence

RAINN's National Sexual Assault online hotline now available in Spanish. WASHINGTON, - RAINN launched free, confidential support

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Are-you-pregnant?-Be-careful-with-carpal-tunnel

Some women even suffer from hand pain when there are simple, baby-safe options to treat the

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Alert-for-pregnant-women-taking-prescription-painkillers

Prescription painkillers, widely used by women of childbearing age, double risk of birth defects, March Of

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Alert-for-new-moms

Mom's mood, baby's sleep: What's the connection?   ANN ARBOR, Michigan.— Babies born to moms with depression more

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