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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

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

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