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Women's Health (INACTIVE)

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Top Women's Health (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • Briefs: Harvard Health Letters

    IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATORS: SIMPLE FIX MAY SAVE LIVES An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) can be a lifesaving device in someone with a tendency to develop dangerous heart rhythms. An ICD detects the onset of an irregular and potentially fatal...
  • More Americans using retail health clinics

    Harvard Health Blog As wait times to see a doctor for simple problems like sinusitis and urinary tract infection lengthen, more and more Americans are turning to retail health clinics--walk-in medical facilities located in pharmacies, grocery stores, and...
  • Commentary: Hoag is committed to women's health

    The recently completed affiliation between Hoag Hospital and St. Joseph Health (SJH) was the result of a thoughtful process by both organizations and their boards of directors. Our combined purpose was to create a collaborative network of care —...
  • Savage Love: Enema Kits and Missing Clits

    Savage Love: Enema Kits and Missing Clits
    I am a married 54-year-old postmenopausal woman. My libido has diminished significantly, and it takes me much longer to climax. My husband gets tired sooner and is unable to maintain an erection as long as he used to; this makes it even more difficult for...
  • Hoag's underhanded abortion ban

    Hoag's underhanded abortion ban
    In a most underhanded and insidious way, women's reproductive health rights in California were dealt a significant blow last month. That was when the availability of elective abortions at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, one of Orange County's elite...
  • Abortion advocates challenge Hoag ban

    Hoag Hospital's decision to stop performing elective abortions in the wake of its affiliation with a Catholic health-care group has sparked an outcry among women's rights advocates, who say the move diminishes access to high-quality reproductive care....
  • Mailbag: Democratic women's club opposes ban

    As the president of the Newport Beach Women's Democratic Club, I have received much feedback from my members who are confused, upset and outraged by last week's decision by the Hoag Board to eliminate "direct abortions." In the documents I have reviewed,...
  • Mailbag: As doctors, we oppose abortion ban

    Re. "Commentary: Hoag is committed to women's health," (May 24): As obstetricians/gynecologists who admit patients to Hoag Hospital, we are compelled to respond to the commentary by Robert Braithwaite, Hoag CEO, and Gary McKitterick, chairman of the Hoag...
  • Offering a 24-hour delivery service

    Offering a 24-hour delivery service
    Kathleen Anne Breen — all 8 pounds, 11 ounces and 21 inches of her — lay on her mother's chest at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach. She had been born just hours before, and now, shielded by a blanket and tiny hat, she slept with the serenity...
  • Feds to comply with morning-after pill ruling

    Feds to comply with morning-after pill ruling
    NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government on Monday told a judge it will reverse course and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions. The Department of Justice, in the latest...
  • Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie hit 'World War Z' premiere post-surgery

    Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie hit 'World War Z' premiere post-surgery
    Angelina Jolie stepped out for the first time since revealing that she underwent a preventative double mastectomy. The superstar hit the London premiere of fiance Brad Pitt's action flick "World War Z"looking happy and healthy as she spoke about her...
  • Tailor your treadmill workouts to prevent boredom

     Tailor your treadmill workouts to prevent boredom
    The treadmill. This gym staple often gets a bad rap from the workout world. Boring, monotonous, torturous — they're all words often associated with the machine. But sometimes it may be the only practical option for those who are hampered by...