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Lamar Odom Is Missing Out, Ex-Wife Khloe Kardashian Shows Off ‘Strong And Sexy’ Body On Cover Of ‘Women’s Health’

A “Strong and Sexy”  Khloe Kardashian graces the cover Of Women’s Health for its September issue. The Keeping With The Kardashians reality star gets candid about her break up with basketball player Lamar Odom. Still not over how great Khloe Kardashian looks in @WomensHealthMag! More pics: http://t.co/MrhM8DoCW3 pic.twitter.com/zNPREKKYel — Us Weekly (@usweekly) August 5, 2015 They may have agreed to …

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Kourtney Kardashian: Sexy Maternity Wear Hot or Not?

Kourtney Kardashian recently debuted some questionable maternity wear that showed off her growing baby bump. She and baby daddy Scott Disick are expecting their third child together. They are parents to son Mason, who is four, and daughter Penelope, who is two. Kourtney rocked a seriously skintight white lace jumpsuit that left little to nothing to the imagination at the …

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Kaley Cuoco Calls Her “Justin Bieber” Haircut Liberating

In a cover story for Women’s Health, Kaley Cuoco was interviewed for an article with the headline “Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting: Hollywood’s Unsung Starlet”. The interview covered topics such as confidence, Cuoco’s social media presence, her status as a rising star, and her haircut. What are media outlets covering most? You guessed it: her haircut. The soundbite that keeps traveling around is …

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IVF Pregnancies Linked to Higher Blood Clots, Artery Blockage Risks

A new study has associated in vitro fertilization (IVF) with an increased risk for blood clots and pulmonary embolism (PE) in the first trimester of pregnancy. This is in addition to the already higher risk of blood clots seen during a normal pregnancy, which affected about one out of every 1,000 pregnancies in the early 90s. IVF has been used …

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Migraines With Aura Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks in Women

A new study has shown that women who have migraines with aura could be more likely to have heart problems. In addition, those on “newer” contraceptives could be at a higher risk for blood clots. Aura are described as visual disturbances, such as flashing lights. The link is described in two new studies presented today at the American Academy of …

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Smoking, Even Moderately, is Associated With Sudden Death in Women, Shows Study

A study published recently in the journal Circulation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology has shown that even light-to-moderate female smokers were more likely than nonsmokers to sudden cardiac death. Long-term smokers are at even greater risk, though the risks subside over time after quitting. “Cigarette smoking is a known risk factor for sudden cardiac death, but until now, we didn’t know how …

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Birth Control Over the Counter Recommended by OB/GYNs

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently recommended that oral contraceptives be sold over the counter in drugstores, without the need for a doctor’s prescription. The group’s recommendation will be published in the December 2012 issue of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. No oral contraceptives are currently over the counter in the U.S. ACOG cites cost, access, and …

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Migraines Linked to More Brain Lesions Among Women

A new study shows that women who experience migraines have shown a higher prevalence and greater increase in deep white matter hyperintensities (brain lesions) than those who do not. However, the number, frequency, and severity of the migraines the women experienced were not associated with lesion progression. The study, published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association, …

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Contraception Use Lower, Unintended Pregnancy Higher For Military Women, Shows Study

A new study shows that U.S. women actively serving in the military have lower reported contraception use and higher rates of unintended pregnancy than the general U.S. population. According to the study, women now make up 20% of new military recruits, 15% of active-duty military personnel, and 17% of reserve and National Guard forces. A 2005 U.S. Department of Defense …

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Hormone Therapy May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

A new study published this week in the journal Neurology showed that women who begin taking hormone therapy within five years of menopause may reduce their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. However, the study also found that women who start hormone therapy at a very late age could increase their risk of Alzheimer’s. “This has been an area of debate …

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Hormone Therapy Reduces Heart Risks, Study Finds

A new study has found that women who take hormone replacement therapy for 10 years following menopause have “significantly” reduced risk of heart failure, heart attack, and dying. In addition, those same women are not at any increased risk of cancer, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or stroke. These findings come just weeks after a different study published in the journal …

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Hayden Panettiere: Tabloid Gave Her Body Issues

Hayden Panettiere has been in the spotlight for a long time; as a child actress who’s grown up onscreen, she’s been more susceptible to scrutiny than many older celebrities, simply because she went through awkward body phases like we all do in our younger years. So when a tabloid headline screamed “Cellulite!” above a picture of her, the then-16-year old …

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