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IVF Pregnancies Linked to Higher Blood Clots, Artery Blockage Risks

IVF Pregnancies Linked to Higher Blood Clots, Artery Blockage Risks

By Sean Patterson January 17, 2013 | 5 Comments

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 …

Contraception Use Lower For Military Women Contraception Use Lower For Military Women
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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 …

Hormone Therapy May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk Hormone Therapy May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk
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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 Reduces Heart Risks, Study Finds 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 …

Hayden Panettiere: Tabloid Gave Her Body Issues Hayden Panettiere: Tabloid Gave Her Body Issues
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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 …

Hormone Therapy Declining Among Older Women Hormone Therapy Declining Among Older Women
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A study published this week in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology shows that hormone use among postmenopausal women has been declining for at least the past decade. The study, which examined data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, …

Rick Perry's Facebook Page 'Sarcasm Bombed' Rick Perry's Facebook Page 'Sarcasm Bombed'
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Take note, male politicians who can’t help but impede reproductive health care for women: if you make highly controversial decisions by trying to police the ladies’ lady parts, then you might as well go ahead and just start posting targets …

Fewer Cervical Screenings for Some Fewer Cervical Screenings for Some

New guidelines indicate that women who have had normal HPV and pap test results in the 30-65 year old age bracket will only need to be tested every five years. This revision was put into place after physicians found that …

Bieber's Mom Wants to Offer Hope to Troubled Women Bieber's Mom Wants to Offer Hope to Troubled Women

Justin Bieber’s mother, Pattie Mallette has signed with Revell to write Nowhere but Up: The Story of Justin Bieber’s Mom. Justin will write the introduction to the book and it will be released on September 18th. Mallette makes most of …

Pro-Life Siri Really Hates Abortion Pro-Life Siri Really Hates Abortion
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Apple’s talk-of-the-town voice assistant software Siri can help you do a lot of things. I use Siri to text my friends while I’m driving, so I don’t become one of those statistics you hear on commercials. Folks use Siri to …

QR Codes and Mammograms: Better Health Through Technology QR Codes and Mammograms: Better Health Through Technology

If you ask most people, I’m sure that they would tell you that the health care field can greatly benefit from the rapidly growing tech sector. Whether it is better machinery, more organized record keeping or doctors having accessibility to …