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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Altering estrogen levels and recent research on food colors

A clinical study published April 11, 2011 suggests estrogen levels and breast health can be altered.

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Related Topix: Milk Thistle, Health

3 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Riggs expands pediatric services, adds staff

In a statement this week, CEO Veronique LeBlanc said the move will translate into shorter wait times for patients and provide more timely service to more than 12,000 patients.

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Related Topix: Health, Lafayette, IN, Otterbein, IN

5 hrs ago | ABC15.com

New AZ law protects women's health

Forty percent of women have dense breast tissue which shows up white in a mammogram, which could mask a tumor delaying detection.

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Related Topix: Health, Radiology, Medicine

8 hrs ago | Newswise

Counterfeit Contraceptives Found in South America

A survey of emergency contraceptive pills in Peru found that 28 percent of the batches studied were either of substandard quality or falsified.

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Related Topix: Health, Chemistry, Science, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

12 hrs ago | Nurse.com

Nursing quality measures expand to cover additional units

The nation's largest database assessing nursing care quality has expanded its measures of nurse staffing to the entire clinical practice area of hospitals by adding several new patient care unit types, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Health

16 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Lipomassage tightens skin, reduces cellulite

A DeRidder OB/GYN is redirecting her focus from women's health to combating obesity for women and men, bringing in the state's first lipomassage program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

20 hrs ago | Business Journal

Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center gets $2M for $12.2M Emergency Department

The Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center recently secured $2 million in capital improvement funds from the state of Hawaii to cover the costs of building a new $12.2 million two-story, 22,000-square-foot Emergency Medical Services Building.

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Related Topix: Waianae, HI, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Guardian

Island women part of contingent protesting N.B. abortion clinic closure

Several members of the P.E.I. Abortion Rights Network have travelled to New Brunswick today to join with a rally calling for women's reproductive rights and access to abortion services.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Canada, Health

MacReport Media RSS Feed

BHI Gives 10 Reasons Why Hearing Tests Are Essential for Women's Complete Wellness

Hearing loss is linked to other important women's health issues, but recognizing and addressing it can enhance wellbeing, says the Better Hearing Institute .

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Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, Health

Business Wire

Actavis and Forest Laboratories Receive FTC Second Request Under Hart-Scott-Rodino

The information request was issued under notification requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Forest Labs, Healthcare Industry, Forest Laboratories, Ireland, World News, Health, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Securities and Exchange Commission

MyHighPlains.com

Power of the Purse Luncheon

The Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health serves up lunch and designer purses, all for a good cause! The Fifth Annual Power of the Purse Luncheon is Thursday, April 17 at the Amarillo Civic Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event features Ree Drummond from Pioneer Woman as its keynote speaker.

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Related Topix: Health, Amarillo, TX

The University Star

Weightlifting more beneficial for women than cardio, yoga

There are many misconceptions about women lifting weights. A lot of women think they will become too bulky or too muscular or that if they ever stop lifting, all of the muscle gained will automatically turn to fat.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Weight Training, Yoga, Health

AndhraNews

Results From Extraordinary General Meeting

Genetic Technologies Limited advises that an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders was held at 10.00 am today .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Genetic Technologies, Oncology, Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Peninsula

Hospitals, clinics told to upgrade services

Dr Faleh Mohamed Hussain Ali , acting CEO, NHIC, and Khalifa Saleh Al Haroon, Founder and CEO, I Love Qatar, at the press conference yesterday.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, Health Insurance, Health, Insurance, National Health Insurance, Social Software

Newswise

Society for Women's Health Research Co-Sponsors the Upcoming National ...

The Society for Women's Health Research , the leading voice on the study of the biological differences between women and men, is co-sponsoring the National Institutes of Health Forum on the Microbiome and Autoimmunity on Thursday, April 24, at the NIH in Bethesda, Md.

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Related Topix: Health, Bethesda, MD

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

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

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

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

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