Women's Health

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How to Stay Heart Healthy While Pregnant

: Doctors sometimes call pregnancy a woman's first stress test. How well your heart handles the demands of being pregnant are one indicator of future he...

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Is Your Birth Control Making You Depressed?

: A recent study revealed a correlation between depression and different types of birth control. Advice from an OB/GYN on what that may mean for you.

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Gaining Menopounds? Combat Middle-Age Weight Gain

: You’re not imagining it. Once women hit menopause, it really is harder to lose weight and keep it off. A doctor explains why and what you can do...

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Pregnancy Complications: A Risk Factor For Heart Disease?

: Research suggests pregnancy complications are an early sign of heart disease, putting these women at 7 times the risk for problems later in life.

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What Mom’s Genes Say About You

: Are you destined for the same health risks as your parents? Not necessarily. Here are 6 conditions that do have a genetic link — and how to minimize r...

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Hormone Replacement Therapy And Heart Disease Risk

: Women seeking relief from menopause symptoms may worry how hormone replacement therapy can affect heart risk. We look at HRT and other options.

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Why Heart Health Is Important If You Have Breast Cancer

: Breast cancer treatment may overtax the heart so it's important to maintain heart health before, during and after treatment. A cardiologist explains.

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The Truth About Using Statins

: Changes in guidelines surrounding statins have lead to some confusion. A cardiologist sets the record straight regarding six common beliefs about stat...

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The Link Between Your Weight And Your Monthly Cycle

: Obesity exposes women to many dangers beyond heart disease and diabetes. It also can lead to irregular or heavy periods -- and serious cancer risks.

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