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How to Prevent and Treat UTIs

Urinary tract infections can be extremely painful. Here’s what you need to know to stop them in their tracks.

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Women Are More Likely to Survive a Heart Attack With a Female Doctor

Gender inequality can raise the risk of dying from heart attack: Female heart attack patients are less likely to survive when treated by a male physician.

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Is PMS Triggering Your Chronic Hives?

Chronic hives get worse during PMS and menstruation for many women. Learn how hormonal changes can spark allergic reactions that inflame urticaria.

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What I Wish I’d Known Before Having Surgery for Endometriosis

“In 2013, I had the first of three laparoscopic surgeries for endometriosis. Had I known then what I know now, I could have avoided at least one of those surgeries.”

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Tips to Help You Sleep Well With Incontinence

Can’t sleep through the night without waking up multiple times to use the bathroom? Here are steps you can take to help.

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Is Your Thyroid Making Your Hair Fall Out?

People with an autoimmune thyroid disease such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or Graves’ disease are at higher risk of the autoimmune forms of alopecia – which is the medical term for hair loss. The good news is — there are ways to prevent and treat this ...

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Acid Reflux in Pregnancy: Causes and Treatments

There are many ways to handle GERD when pregnant, from dietary changes to over-the-counter meds.

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What Causes Bleeding Between Periods?

It’s normal to worry, but know that there are many different reasons for abnormal bleeding that can be easily treated.

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Is It Genital Herpes or a Yeast Infection?

Not sure what symptoms “down there” could be? Here’s how these two infections differ.

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Taking RA Medications During Pregnancy

Can rheumatoid arthritis medications harm a growing fetus when you're pregnant? Find out which RA medications are safe.