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4 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Study: Wide hospital quality gap on maternity care

Where a woman delivers her baby can make a major difference to her own health - a quality gap that remains largely hidden from mothers-to-be.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Rochester

8 hrs ago | Wrightsville Beach Magazine

She Rocks On

If it wasn t for the swelling, I d feel like a million dollars, Beth Quinn announces.

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Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Medicine, Oncology, Healthcare Law, Law

12 hrs ago | BayStreet.ca

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice...

William R. Sonnenberg, MD, Family Medicine Physician, Staff Member, Titusville Area Hospital, Titusville, PA, and President, Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, presented on Bronchiolitis/Respiratory Syncytial Virus and George C. Mejicano, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Education, Oregon Health and Science ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine, Titusville, PA, Oregon Health & Science University, University of Chicago, University of Kansas Medical Center

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

CDC: Pregnant Women Should Get Flu Shot

A couple of major organizations have gotten together to make a big recommendation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vaccinations

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Medical News Today

Wood smoke pollutants linked to cardiovascular disease

Air pollution not only leads to regional climate change in certain parts of the world, but also it is a major health risk factor.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, Medicine

Medical Daily

Eat Right For Period Pain: 7 Foods Every Woman Should Add To Her Diet To Ease PMS Symptoms

Lower your risk of experiencing PMS symptoms by replacing unhealthy cravings, and adding these seven healthy foods - from pumpkin seeds to quinoa - to your diet today.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Vegetables, Supplement, Fish Oil, EPA

Medical Daily

Gynecologists Rename Menopause Condition To Destigmatize Conversations About Symptoms

The new term genitourinary syndrome of menopause will now be used to describe what used to be called vulvovaginal atrophy.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Weirton Daily Times

On the cutting edge

Weirton Medical Center announced Monday that board-certified gynecologist and obstetrician Dr. Rachel Gilman, was scheduled to perform two single-site hysterectomies early this morning, some of the first in the entire region.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

WWLP

Why are there so many unnecessary C-sections?

In the United States one in three pregnancies end in a C-section. Some health experts now believe it's because doctors are using an outdated definition of labor and many of those C-sections are not necessary.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

You can exercise while pregnant

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Women's Health, Saint Louis University, Health, Back Pain

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Moultrie News

Hollings Cancer Center celebrates increases in HPV vaccine use

The Center for Disease Control released late July their National Immunization Survey for Teens data showing that Human Papillomavirus coverage increased "significantly" from 2012 to 2013 in only five states, with South Carolina among those states and heralded as an example of positive response to advocacy.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, South Carolina, Medicine, University of South Carolina

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dr. Roach: Even after hysterectomy, follow up concerns with gynecologist

Dear Dr. Roach : I am a 78-year-old woman who would be embarrassed to go to a doctor with my complaint.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Bennington Banner

Review: 'Dirty Work' is nuanced, thoughtful story

This book cover image released by Little, Brown and Co. shows "Dirty Work," by Gabriel Weston.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News Today

Abused women in rural areas could be identified and helped by primary care physicians

Many primary care physicians in rural communities do not routinely screen women for intimate partner violence , according to Penn State medical and public health researchers.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Penn State College of Medicine, Medicine

Medical News Today

In African American women, low birth weight linked to higher incidence of 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, Diabetes, Health, African-American, Boston University, Women's Health

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Bend Bulletin

Experts say annual pap tests can cause harm

Sherri Tyrrell, of Bend, holds up 28 samples of high risk HPV test samples inside Central Oregon Pathology in Bend, Oregon on Friday, August 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Bend, OR, Cervical Cancer, Women's Health, Medicine

Pacific Daily News

Pregnant women can get free ultrasound today

Expectant mothers who are 12 weeks or more into their pregnancy will be able to receive free ultrasound procedures today in Hagta at the office of Sen. Rory Respicio inside the Guam Legislature, 155 Hesler Place.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Detroit Free Press

What your doctor wishes you would ask about sex

Dr. Renee Horowitz dubbed them the "door knob" questions. Too many times after an obstetric-gynecologic exam, Horowitz was headed out the door when a female patient offhandedly pretended to remember to ask a question.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Medicine, Farmington Hills, MI

USA Today

What your doctor wishes you would ask about sex

Dr. Renee Horowitz dubbed them the "door knob" questions. Too many times after an obstetric-gynecologic exam, Horowitz was headed out the door when a female patient offhandedly pretended to remember What your doctor wishes you would ask about sex DETROIT - Dr. Renee Horowitz dubbed them the "door knob" questions.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Medicine, Farmington Hills, MI

MLive.com

'Starting to look like the picture:' See CMU College of Medicine Saginaw building

The buzzing of saws and clank of tools fills the air at Central Michigan University's new College of Medicine building in Saginaw.

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Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Michigan, Central Michigan University, Medicine

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