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When It Comes to Health, Gender Matters: Top Health Tips for Men and Women

June 2019

Staying healthy can be hard. With so many different health suggestions available, it can be difficult to know which to try or trust. Plus, when…

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Breast Self-Awareness: The First Line of Defense

October 2018

For years, doctors strongly recommended that women do breast self-exams each month at home. But now, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) says no more: the…

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Coping with Perimenopause Symptoms

August 2018

“Perimenopause” refers to the time during which your body makes the natural transition to menopause, marking the end of the reproductive years. Women start perimenopause…

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Gestational Diabetes: Testing Helps Protect Yourself and Your Baby

September 2017

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops only during pregnancy. Diabetes means your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Your…

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When Should I Start Being Tested for Osteoporosis?

September 2016

Q: When should I start having bone-density tests? A: A bone-density test tells you and your doctor if you have normal bone density, low bone…

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Do Women Have Different Diabetes Risk Factors?

July 2016

Most risk factors for diabetes apply to both men and women: weight, inactivity, family history, race, age, high blood pressure and abnormal cholesterol and triglyceride…

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