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Sexual Health: How to Be Your Own Advocate

Visiting your doctor for a sexual health issue can be daunting. These tips can help you feel more confident and get the care you need.

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Do Sleep Disorders Contribute to Infertility Issues?

Could your troubles with getting a good night’s sleep also be linked to your troubles conceiving?

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How to Pack a Migraine "Go Bag"

If migraines frequently send you to the hospital, follow these tips to keep a "go bag" at the ready so you'll have everything you need.

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Could Sperm Deliver Drugs to Uterine Tumors?

Learn how researchers are using sperm as drug carriers to potentially treat gynecological cancers, like cancer of the uterus and cervix.

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Anemia During Pregnancy: Causes and Treatments

Anemia can lead to symptoms that are hard to distinguish from those of pregnancy itself.

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Benign Breast Lumps: Symptoms and Treatment

Most breast lumps aren’t cancer. Learn about other possibilities, like cysts, fibroadenomas, and fibrocystic breast changes.

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Ovarian Cysts: Types, Symptoms, and Treatments

Ovarian cysts are actually pretty common. How do you know if you have one, or if it needs treatment?

Postmenopausal woman talking to doctor about possible hormone therapy.

Post-Menopausal Women Should Not Use Hormonal Therapy to Prevent Chronic Conditions

The latest guidelines no longer support the use of hormone therapy to prevent diseases like heart disease and breast cancer. Here’s why.

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How to Handle Sleep Disruptions During Menopause

Dr. Lila Nachtigall talks to HealthCentral about hot flashes and night sweats affect your health — and what you can do about it.

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Good News for Women on Menopause Hormone Therapy

If you’re struggling with hot flashes and vaginal symptoms, is hormone therapy right for you? New guidelines say it’s not as risky as once thought.