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Women's Health (INACTIVE)

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Top Women's Health (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • A big push for a different birthing experience

    A big push for a different birthing experience
    For most of the last 25 years or so, the experience of pregnancy, labor and delivery has changed little for most women. But change is coming to the most traditional setting, the hospital. And it's being spurred by midwives, labor coaches called doulas,...
  • Chopra TV ad focuses on work with Kaine administration

    Aneesh Chopra, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor, is out with his second TV ad of the primary race that details his efforts as a member of Gov. Tim Kaine's administration to use technology to reduce the state's infant...
  • Mailbag: Providing abortions is not a service

    I was disappointed to see the letters in your mailbag section all held the same opinion — that Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian was wrong to ban abortions at its facility. I hope you will publish other opinions as well about this matter. I, for...
  • Hair loss: It's not just for men

    We've grown accustomed to seeing men lose their hair as they get older. These days, it's not only socially acceptable for a man to be bald--it's physically appealing. Celebrities like Sean Connery, Bruce Willis and Vin Diesel have made bald sexy. But...
  • Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best OB/GYN

    Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best OB/GYN
    1) Women's Health Care of Trumbull 5520 Park Ave., Ste. 302 Trumbull (203) 374-1018 womenshealthct.com/womens_health_care_of_trumbull   Voters Said: Dr. Torbey is outstanding. Dr. Robin Berger is professional and she did surgery on me and it...
  • Hormone replacement promises no cognitive fountain of youth

    Hormone replacement promises no cognitive fountain of youth
    In the 11 years that researchers, physicians and womens' health advocates have been skirmishing over the benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy, one hope had proved tantalizingly persistent: that newly menopausal women who used the therapy...
  • Mailbag: Worry about children born to unfit mothers

    Re. Commentary: Choice? Not for the aborted babies (June 22): Instead of worrying about the microscopic cells that sometimes adhere to the womb, perhaps letter writer Terry McDermott should take up the cause of all those children who were given life but...
  • Best of New Haven 2013: Best Midwife Group

    Best of New Haven 2013: Best Midwife Group
    1) Joni Stone, CPM 150 Lakeview Terrace New Haven (203) 645-8761   Voters Said: Love Joni!   1) Women's Health Associates 46 Prince St.  New Haven  (203) 624-9072  facebook.com/pages/Womens-Health-Associates-LLC/124938980894485   2)...
  • Abortion numbers drop in Virginia

    Abortion numbers drop in Virginia
    Each year in Virginia, for approximately every four live births, there's one induced termination of pregnancy, or abortion. In 2011, for example, there were 102,525 live births and 23,635 induced terminations, according to the state's Division of Vital...
  • Commentary: Hoag abortion ban is a step backward

    Earlier this month, Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach announced to its staff that its physicians would no longer be able to perform elective abortions at the hospital ("Hoag: no more elective abortions," May 8). This came as a surprise to some of its...
  • Uncovered: Ritual public drunkenness and sex in ancient Egypt

    Uncovered: Ritual public drunkenness and sex in ancient Egypt
    I'll bet you that archaeologist Betsy Bryan's perspective on reality-show behavior is a little longer than most. Since 2001, Bryan has led the excavation of the temple complex of the Egyptian goddess Mut in modern-day Luxor, the site of the city of Thebes...
  • Hoag to no longer perform elective abortions

    In a letter to affiliated physicians and staff, Hoag Hospital announced that elective abortions will no longer be performed at the Newport Beach facility because of the low number of procedures done annually. The decision was based on a review of...