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Women's Health (INACTIVE)

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Top Women's Health (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • Let's talk menopause

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Menopause is the point in time when a woman's menstrual periods stop. Some people call the years leading up to a woman's last period...
  • Better sleep without pills: Try lifestyle changes and visit your doctor before turning to medication

    The world looks very different at 3 a.m. when you're lying in bed staring at the ceiling--or worse, the clock. All you do is worry, "How will I make it through tomorrow without any sleep?" If you often have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, you...
  • Break the sugar habit and help your health in the process

    Our sugar-laden diet is literally killing us. That's the conclusion of a study reported at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in March (2013). The study authors attributed 180,000 annual deaths worldwide--25,000 in the United States...
  • Too much sitting linked to heart attack and stroke

    Here's news you shouldn't take sitting down: The more time you spend sitting each day, the greater your risk of heart disease. A new study suggests that people who sit for 10 or more hours a day are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than...
  • Back to the '50s

    Addressing a meeting of Planned Parenthood last Friday, President Obama accused pro-lifers of wanting to "turn back the clock to policies more suited to the 1950s than the 21st century." Like any decade, the '50s had its problems -- racism,...
  • Take vitamin supplements with caution: Some may actually cause harm

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that a large study found that most vitamin supplements may actually do more harm than good? What supplements should I avoid? Which are worth taking? I'm 67 and in good health. ANSWER: Advice on vitamin and mineral...
  • Liza Minnelli and Lorna Luft -- together again for the first time in 20 years!

    "SISTERS, SISTERS/There were never such devoted sisters, " So went the Irving Berlin song, delivered in the movie "White Christmas" by Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen (And later reprised in the same film -- by Danny Kaye and Bing Crosby!) SPEAKING of...
  • Superintendent Barbara Jenkins as Rick Scott's lieutenant? No way

    Superintendent Barbara Jenkins as Rick Scott's lieutenant? No way
    Speculation continues to swirl around the prospect of Orange County school Superintendent Barbara Jenkins leaving her post to become Rick Scott's lieutenant governor. Frankly, I think it's more likely that I sprout a unicorn horn. Why would the...
  • Is hormone therapy safe again?

    Several authoritative organizations have issued new guidelines about hormone therapy (HT)--an area that has led to confusion and conflicting guidelines for the past decade. From around 1960 until 2002, doctors often prescribed HT both to treat symptoms...
  • North Carolina Senate approves sweeping abortion bill

    North Carolina Senate approves sweeping abortion bill
    DURHAM, N.C. -- To cries of "Shame! Shame! Shame!" from outraged women, the state Senate in North Carolina on Wednesday passed a bill that would impose new licensing requirements and other restrictions on abortion clinics. Hundreds of protesters, most...
  • Commentary: A free society allows healthcare choices

    I have read several of the Forum letters on Hoag Hospital's decision to reduce women's reproductive healthcare services, the most recent of which was from Denis Montenaro in the July 7 Pilot ("

    You can avoid dangerous drug interactions

    Every day, you may go through a ritual, swallowing one or more drugs to lower your blood pressure, strengthen your bones, prevent a heart attack or stroke, relieve pain, or slow the progression of other health conditions. Many older adults take five or...