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3 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

THIS year's Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust AGM will take place on Tuesday, September 9.

The meeting will be heard at the Ark Conference Centre at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital from 5.30pm with an hour-long interactive exhibition.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Health,

5 hrs ago | Freshnews

Vermillion Appoints Holly B. Bauzon as VP of Sales and Managed Markets

Vermillion, Inc. , a multivariate diagnostics company focused on gynecologic cancers and women's health, has appointed Holly B. Bauzon as Vice President of Sales and Managed Markets.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Biotech, Ciphergen Biosystems, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Electronics, Perkinelmer

9 hrs ago | Medical News

Study: Low birth weight may put African American women at higher risk for type 2 diabetes

African American women born at a low or very low birth weight may be at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, African-American, Boston University

9 hrs ago | Medical News

Electronic alerts reduce urinary tract infections in hospital patients with urinary catheters

A Penn Medicine team has found that targeted automated alerts in electronic health records significantly reduce urinary tract infections in hospital patients with urinary catheters .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Urinary Tract Infections, Health, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

10 hrs ago | Reuters

For older women, working out may keep heart rates regular

Physically active older women are less likely to suffer from atrial fibrillation, the most common form of irregular heartbeat, than less active women, according to a new U.S. study.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

AAUW Battle Creek hosts an Interactive Conversation on Womens Health

AAUW Battle Creek will host its Annual Membership Meeting on Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. at the Battle Creek Family Health Center, 181 W. Emmett St. in Battle Creek.

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Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI, Health

EurekAlert!

Women's health and Fifty Shades: Increased risks for young adult readers?

Journal of Women's Health , published monthly, is a core multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the diseases and conditions that hold greater risk for or are more prevalent among women,... New Rochelle, NY, August 21, 2014-Popular fiction that normalizes and glamorizes violence against women, such as the blockbuster Fifty Shades series, may be ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Arts, Popular Fiction, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, East Lansing, MI

BioSpace

Innovus Pharma Announces Formation Of A Global Clinical Advisory...

Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., , announced today the formation of a Clinical Advisory Board made up of top key opinion leaders in the fields of gynecology and sexual health to support the continued growth of its ZestraA product.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Marketing, Newport Beach, CA, France, World News, Spain, Health

Alabama Live

Owner of closed Huntsville abortion clinic eager to 'start taking care of women again'

The Huntsville area's only abortion clinic, Alabama Women's Center for Reproductive Alternatives, wants to move into this building at 4831 Sparkman Drive.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, Huntsville, AL, Abortion, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Exercise may protect older women from irregular heartbeat

Increasing the amount or intensity of physical activity can cut the chances of older women developing a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association .

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Stanford University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Reuters

Ohio clinic to halt surgical abortions due to 2013 state law

A suburban Cincinnati clinic will stop performing surgical abortions as a result of a 2013 state law that bars agreements to move women needing emergency care to public hospitals, an attorney for the clinic said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Sharonville, OH, Hamilton County, OH, Health, Abortion

The Daily Caller

Billionaire Environmentalist Hits Cory Gardner With First Attack Ad

California billionaire Tom Steyer's political action committee rolled out its first attack ad against Republican Rep. Cory Gardner in Colorado's Senate race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Health, Conservative Political News

Medical News Today

Patient perspectives on breast reconstruction following mastectomy

Less than 42 percent of women underwent breast reconstruction following a mastectomy for cancer , and the factors associated with foregoing reconstruction included being black, having a lower education level and being older.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Examiner.com

A special New York clinic opens up to women with vaginal issues

As we age, our bodies succumb to gravity, and that includes our genitals. Urologist Dr. Jennifer Berman explains how age and childbirth can affect the genitals.

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Related Topix: New York, Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Health

HON

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study

Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Northwestern University

ThinkProgress

Ads With Facts About Women's Equality Rejected By Airports As Too Political

UltraViolet, a group that runs campaigns for women's rights, recently began an ad campaign to target states that have big tourism industries and bad track records on women's economic equality.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Health, Public Relations, US News, Liberal Political News

Salon

The contraception mandate benefits women

Today in shocking scientific findings: women have the potential to "benefit greatly" from the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage mandate.

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Related Topix: Penn State College of Medicine, Health

Rehab Management

Penn Therapy & Fitness University City Opens Its Doors

On August 4, Penn Therapy & Fitness University City opened its doors as the first tenant of a new 13-story Penn Medicine building.

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Related Topix: Health

Seeking Alpha

Medtech Shifts From High Gear Into Overdrive: Canaccord's William Plovanic

Wound care, obesity and diabetes are growth areas going forward, with almost epidemic proportions of these types of diseases affecting the U.S. and global markets.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, DexCom

GlobeNewswire

BioReference Laboratories, Inc. Announces Earnings Date for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2014

BioReference Laboratories, Inc. announced today it plans to issue earnings results for the third quarter 2014 before the open of market trading on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, BioReference Laboratories, Healthcare Industry, Health

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