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1 hr ago | ThinkProgress

Missouri Lawmakers Keep Comparing Women To Cars, And Women Aren't Pleased

Last week, Missouri Rep. Chuck Gatschenberger got some backlash for comparing the decision to have an abortion to the decision to buy a car.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Health, US News, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Body Mass Index associated with breast cancer, regardless of body shape

A study of predominantly white women finds a larger waist circumference is associated with higher risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, but not beyond its contribution to BMI.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Diabetes

9 hrs ago | Science Daily

Prolonged, heavy bleeding during menopause is common

Women going through menopause most likely think of it as the time for an end to predictable monthly periods.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health

13 hrs ago | Mediaite.com

Wendy Davis Is Losing Ground with Texas Women

Wendy Davis' gubernatorial campaign got a round of bad numbers from Public Policy Polling Tuesday, in a survey that found her still trailing opponent Greg Abbott by double digits, and eroding favorability among women.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Bill signed allowing surprise inspections of Arizo...

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Tuesday signed into a law a bill allowing state health authorities to conduct surprise inspections of abortion clinics without first obtaining a warrant, handing another victory to abortion foes.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Sunherald.com

Business Highlights

Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banking system.

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Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Health, Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola, California

Canada.com

DNA test could displace Pap smear

A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, HPV

CTV

Women's groups warn FDA that approving genetic test could displace tried and true Pap smear

A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Cervical Cancer, Health, HPV

KJRH

DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks debate

A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.

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Related Topix: Cervical Cancer, Health, Genetics, Medicine, HPV

WINK-TV Fort Myers

DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate

A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, HPV

Patch.com

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Breast Care Center Named One of America's Best

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital's Posy Krehbiel Breast Care Center has been named a recipient of the Women's Choice Award as one of America's Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Surgery, Medicaid

Iol.co.za

Backstreet abortions a first choice for many

Pregnant women are resorting to emergency contraceptives and herbal remedies to perform abortions at home, a UCT study has found.

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Related Topix: Health

International Business Times

Chrissy Amphlett's 'I Touch Myself' Becomes Breast Cancer Anthem

The Divinyls' classic "I Touch Myself" is now the anthem for breast cancer awareness.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Pop/Rock

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Walgreens pressured to move to Europe

In a twist on economic globalization less obvious than moving factories overseas, a small but growing number of corporations have relocated headquarters to Europe to escape the 35 percent tax on U.S. profits, the highest in the developing world.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, Insurance, AON, Business News

SILive.com

Free mobile mammography van to visit Borough Hall on May 8

A mobile mammography van will visit Borough Hall next month as part of Borough President James Oddo's boroughwide health initiative.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Medical Daily

6 Kale Health Benefits That Will Help You Live Longer And Live Well

Want to live longer and live well? Reap the health benefits of kale, from building better bones to building a better body, by adding the dark, leafy green to your diet.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Vegetables, Arthritis, Health, Drink, Milk

Fort Morgan Times

Herbs and Acupuncture Clinic offers traditional Chinese medicine

The Herbs and Acupuncture Clinic in Fort Morgan offers traditional Chinese medical treatment such as medicinal massage, acupuncture, herbs and nutritional guidance.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Fort Morgan, CO, Massage Therapy, Littleton, CO, Willamette University

The Charlotte Observer

Will new guidelines to reduce C-sections change maternity care?

Nicole Madalon, CMN, left, checks the blood pressure of Andria Webb, 27, of Affton, center, during Webb's labor at the Birth and Wellness Center, March 15, 2014, in Fallon, Mo.

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Related Topix: Affton, MO, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health

ThinkProgress

Louisiana Lawmakers Claim Planned Parenthood Is Using Sex Ed As A Scheme To Sell More Abortions

So far this year, Louisiana lawmakers have launched several attacks on reproductive health care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Human Sexuality, Abortion, Health, US Governors, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Mercury

Chrissy Amphlett's touching legacy

Cancer Council Tasmania chief executive officer Penny Egan said Amphlett was passionate about awareness about early detection and wanted her song I Touch Myself to become an anthem for women's health around the world.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer

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