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A Woman's Health

  • Weekend Warriors and Risk of Spinal Injury-Tips on Protecting the Back
    Spine Community News:  Spring is here…finally! Every year, we welcome the arrival of mild weather and look forward to the weekends, when we can get outside and pick up the golf clubs, the tennis racket, the basketball, the softball glove. And ever…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 2:01am -
  • Women and Alcoholism

    Women and Alcoholism

    By Laurie Wertich The child of two alcoholics, Dawn King was never a big drinker. For years she and her husband would enjoy an occasional glass of wine, but alcohol just didn’t figure largely into their lives. Then several years ago, stress started…
    - 29 days ago, 27 Mar 18, 2:01am -
  • What Causes Upper Back Pain and What to do About it
    Spine Community News: With low back pain afflicting 8 of 10 Americans at some point in their lives, some of us might not even know what causes its kissing cousin – upper back pain. But this equally vexing condition stems from a variety of causes th…
    - 29 days ago, 27 Mar 18, 2:01am -
  • At-home Genetic Testing may be Convenient, but it isn’t Complete
    March 14, 2018 https://www.statnews.com/2018/03/14/genetic-testing-23andme-brca/ Home delivery for everything from fresh produce to custom-selected clothing has become a way of life for many Americans. While most home-delivery conveniences are gener…
    - 34 days ago, 22 Mar 18, 2:01am -
  • Study Suggests Exercise and Tailored Approach Reduces the Risk of Falling in Older Adults
    Spine Community News: Falls occur in 36% of individuals 65 years or older according to a 2-year study from 2010.  Falls result in serious injury, spinal or hip fractures or death costing Medicare billions each year. This is especially true for indiv…
    - 58 days ago, 26 Feb 18, 1:25pm -
  • February is Heart Month – Could You Be At Risk Of Heart Disease?
    If I asked you about the leading cause of deaths for adults in the United States, what would you say? Many people lean towards cancer, hearing about it often in the news or as plot lines in their favorite television dramas. The true deadly culprit, h…
    - 60 days ago, 24 Feb 18, 2:01am -
  • Oral Contraceptives Reduce Risk for Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers
    CancerConnect News: The long-term use of oral contraceptives reduces the risk for developing ovarian and endometrial cancers.  The effect is especially evident in smokers, women who are overweight and those who exercise infrequently, according to th…
    - 70 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 2:01am -
  • Five Common Sign & Symptoms of Breast Cancer
    CancerConnect News: Breast cancer is a cancer that originates in the area of the breast, where cells replicate too quickly, causing a tumor. Breast cancer is most common in women, but I can also occur in men. Breast cancer is caused by an abnormality…
    - 72 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 1:08am -
  • Breast Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease – What You Need to Know!
    What should women know about the association between therapies for breast cancer heart disease? Breast cancer therapies, such as chemotherapy and radiation, may damage the heart. Women who are currently being treated for breast cancer or who have bee…
    - 75 days ago, 9 Feb 18, 2:01am -
  • Diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor
    1) Choose Your Doctor Carefully Hematologists and oncologists are the primary doctors involved with multiple myeloma and often work in collaboration with stem cell transplant physicians. Pick your primary hematologist/oncologist carefully, rely on pe…
    - 77 days ago, 7 Feb 18, 2:01am -

CDC: Women's Health

Medical News Today: Women's Health

  • newWhat are the risks of breast implant surgery?
    As with many medical procedures, breast implant surgery has a range of risks and complications for people to be aware of beforehand. These can include pain, swelling, infection, and visual changes. In this article, we identify the risks of this surge…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 6:00am -
  • Over 10 percent of PMS cases linked to drinking habits
    Many women have to deal with premenstrual syndrome, but the risk factors for this remain unclear. A new review suggests that we should look to alcohol intake.
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • What is cervicitis and what causes it?
    Cervicitis refers to inflammation of the cervix, the narrow passage connecting the uterus and vagina. It can result in itching, pain, and bleeding, and it is caused by a variety of conditions. In this article, we examine the symptoms and causes and l…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • What is cervical stimulation and is it safe?
    Some people use the term cervix penetration to refer to cervical stimulation. With this, the small canal behind the vagina is stimulated when the penis or other object rubs against it. Is cervix penetration safe, are there health risks, and what cons…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 18, 3:00pm -
  • Is fibromyalgia worse in women?
    The defining feature of fibromyalgia is widespread pain. It is more common in women than men, who may experience this and other symptoms differently. Women also tend to have more symptoms, including bowel irritation, and heavy, painful menstruation.…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 2:00pm -
  • Pancreatic cancer: Some blood pressure drugs put women at risk
    A new study reveals that certain blood pressure drugs are linked with a high risk of pancreatic cancer among postmenopausal women.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 12:00pm -
  • Do feminine hygiene products actually lead to a higher risk of infection?
    Many women may view using intimate hygiene products, such as washes or wipes, as a necessity. But new research suggests that they may, in fact, be harmful.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • Female pattern baldness: Treatment and genetics
    While most women lose between 50 and 100 strands of hair per day, this hair is usually quickly replaced by new growth. When bald patches or thinning occurs, however, it may be a sign of female pattern baldness. In this article, learn more about the c…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • What are the signs of heart attack in a woman?
    Symptoms of a heart attack can often vary between males and females. Being able to spot the early signs means that prompt treatment can be sought. There are also risk factors, such as lifestyle choices, that can be avoided, although some, such as age…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 3:00pm -
  • Does menopause cause rashes?
    Menopause causes a variety of familiar symptoms, such as hot flashes, mood swings, and vaginal dryness — but can it cause a rash? In this article, we look at the link between menopause, estrogen, and skin health. We also discuss how women can help…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 12:00pm -

MedicineNet: Women's Health

  • Too Much Drinking May Be Tied to PMS: Study
    Title: Too Much Drinking May Be Tied to PMS: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • Even Organic Cotton Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock: Study
    Title: Even Organic Cotton Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • Urinary Incontinence in Women
    Title: Urinary Incontinence in WomenCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/14/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • Health Tip: Women Have Unique Nutrition Needs
    Title: Health Tip: Women Have Unique Nutrition NeedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 13 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • Common Gynecologic Condition Linked to Mental Health Issues
    Title: Common Gynecologic Condition Linked to Mental Health IssuesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 14 days ago, 11 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • FDA Puts New Restrictions on Contraceptive Implant Essure
    Title: FDA Puts New Restrictions on Contraceptive Implant EssureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/10/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 15 days ago, 10 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • Health Tip: Considering Breast Implants?
    Title: Health Tip: Considering Breast Implants?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/9/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 16 days ago, 9 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • Early Periods May Heighten Obesity Risk Later
    Title: Early Periods May Heighten Obesity Risk LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 22 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • Guideline Urges Hormone Test for Women With Unwanted Hair
    Title: Guideline Urges Hormone Test for Women With Unwanted HairCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/30/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 26 days ago, 30 Mar 18, 3:00am -
  • Vulvodynia (Vaginal Pain)
    Title: Vulvodynia (Vaginal Pain)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/17/2009 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/20/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 36 days ago, 20 Mar 18, 3:00am -

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