Five Alternative Treatments for Uterine Fibroids

Pelvic pressure, heavy bleeding, frequent urination… sounds like the world’s worst party! But for the millions of women who have uterine fibroids it can often be just par for the course. Fibroids, also called leiomyomas, are non-cancerous growths that occur ...

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Do Sex

It almost seems like a no-brainer: Men and women’s bodies are different. Why, then, would we expect them to respond to infectious diseases the same way? Believe it or not, this assumption has long existed, but data are now showing ...

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Can Women Trust Online Medical Care?

Social media isn’t just for sharing cat videos and pictures of puppies. According to a 2012 report from PwC’s Health Research Institute, one-third of consumers are using Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sights to “seek medical information, discuss symptoms ...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Acts Differently in Women

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that the prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be increasing, at least among women. In 2005, for instance, studies showed that it had gone up from 0.8 percent in 1995 to ...

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Coffee Dropped from List of Carcinogens

Top off your cups, coffee lovers! The World Health Organization has recently revised their classification of coffee as a possible carcinogen. Coffee was originally added to the list of culprits in 1991, at that point there appeared to be a ...

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