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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 .


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

Wed Aug 20, 2014


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


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


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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

The Daily News

Williams Joins Memphis Obstetrics as OB/GYN

Dr. Jason Williams has joined the staff of Memphis Obstetrics & Gynecological Association PC, where he will focus on women's health care issues, including prevention, diagnosis and management of many general medical conditions.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health, University of Tennessee, Australia, Knoxville, TN, World News, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Tue Aug 19, 2014

American Reporter

An Ar AppealTHANK You for Your Help! We Made it

It shouldn't come as a surprise that that the far right is not just opposed to abortion, but contraception, too.


Related Topix: Abortion, US News, Human Sexuality, Health, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

The Boulder County Business Report

CEOs: Health care administrative costs still rising

James Marsh, president, HofgardBenefits, discusses health care reform at a meeting of BizWest's CEO Roundtable on health care Aug. 19. Administrative costs for health care providers have soared due to the Affordable Care Act and lower health care costs may be still years away, health care leaders said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Health Insurance, Health

The Washington Post

Strength training for two

You've probably seen the videos or at least heard the stories of women a month or two away from delivery and still pumping iron and running marathons .


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Louis University, Health, Back Pain

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Judge backs ban of Iowa abortion pill system

A Polk County district judge says Iowa regulators had the authority to ban video conferencing to distribute abortion-inducing pills.


Related Topix: Abortion, Polk County, IA, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Women will benefit from the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage

Women could benefit greatly from the Affordable Care Act's mandate for contraceptive coverage, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.


Related Topix: Penn State College of Medicine, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health Insurance, Health

Daily Herald

Health care at college: Can your teen manage?

Lauren Davies had a desperate thought while stuck in traffic as she frantically drove upstate to reach her 19-year-old.


Related Topix: Garden City, NY, ADHD

Medical News Today

Taiwanese women at increased risk for health issues if their husband's health declines

The death of a spouse undoubtedly brings with it stress , anxiety and uncertainty.


Related Topix: Princeton University, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Fiji Times

Group provides free medical check

A GROUP of medical experts from Australia will provide a two-day free medical service to the Seaqaqa community in Macuata.


Related Topix: Health, Fiji, Oceania, World News