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  • Caregiving: There Are Two Patients Involved

    In Women's Health | by Mitzi

    FULL-TIME CAREGIVING IS ALMOST A MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS IN ITSELF The effects of caregiving on the caregiver’s health are so profound that they actually impact life expectancy. This particularly impacts women, since women are most often the caregivers. She is likely […]

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  • Cognitive Function and Menopause

    In Women's Health | by Mitzi

    MENOPAUSE CAN IMPACT COGNITIVE FUNCTION It’s widely recognized that menopause affects mood and sleeping. However, menopause can also have a measurable impact on how a woman performs cognitively. This includes tests used clinically for a variety of purposes, including screening […]

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  • Contraception: A Call To Action

    In Women's Health | by Mitzi

    POPULATION GROWTH IS DEPLETING RESOURCES NEEDED FOR OUR SURVIVAL The global population is currently 7.2 billion people, and by 2050, it’s projected to be 10 billion. This may have effects we can’t reverse. Humans are the biggest users of earth’s […]

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  • Dyslipidimia: Problems and Treatments

    In Women's Health | by Mitzi

    EFFECTIVE LIPID CONTROL CAN INCREASE BOTH THE QUALITY AND LENGTH OF A WOMAN’S LIFE Too many women with dyslipidemia are never discovered or are undertreated. Often they don’t know they have a problem until after they’ve had an event. However, […]

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  • Breast Cancer: Current Strategies

    In Women's Health | by Mitzi

    WITH BREAST CANCER THERE IS NEW REASON FOR OPTIMISM More than two million American women will develop breast cancer in their lifetimes and 39,000 of them will die from it every year. However, even though women who are newly diagnosed […]

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  • Breastfeeding: It’s Not Just Babies Who Benefit

    In Women's Health | by Mitzi

    BREASTFEEDING BENEFITS FOR MOTHERS MAY EXCEED THE BENEFITS FOR THEIR BABIES Doctors have long understood the benefits of breastfeeding for infants. Today, more and more people are recognizing the immense benefits of breastfeeding for mothers. To start with, breastfeeding significantly […]

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