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Menopause (INACTIVE)

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  • Hormone therapy myths [Commentary]

    Hormone therapy myths [Commentary]
    Over the past 20 years, conflicting information regarding the use of hormone therapy — and in particular bioidentical hormone therapy, which chemically matches hormones the body already produces — has confused women experiencing perimenopause and menopause. This has prevented many women from getting the treatment they desperately need to alleviate the at times debilitating symptoms that often occur at this phase of life.
  • Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say

    Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say
    Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues. The new enemy is their waistlines. Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...

    From the heat of menopause, a poet finds light

    From the heat of menopause, a poet finds light
    For poet Moira Egan, a few sleepless hours before dawn were no longer a chance to write in peace and solitude. There were too many of them during too many nights. Her poetic personality was always "mood-swingy." But things were getting wild, and her...

    More women removing ovaries to prevent cancer

    More women removing ovaries to prevent cancer
    Ovarian cancer can be a death sentence for many women. It is difficult to treat and often goes undetected until the late stages when it has spread to other organs in the pelvis and abdomen. Actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly decided to have her...

    Whoopi Goldberg brings her strong views to Baltimore

    Whoopi Goldberg brings her strong views to Baltimore
    Even if Caryn Elaine Johnson had never changed her name to Whoopi Goldberg, chances are she would have made a splash. Talent will out. The 56-year-old Goldberg, who will offer a sampling of that talent at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric on...