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Alcohol: A Growing Problem for Women

by Jane Wangersky March 13th, 2020 | Women's Health
Women are drinking more and more, says a group of Canadian researchers, to the point where they "may be catching up to their male peers when it comes to alcohol consumption."

But, of course, this is one area where we shouldn't want to make it to the same level as the boys.

It's well known that heavy drinking (more than one drink a day for a woman) has serious consequences, including health problems. What's less known is that, according to the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, "Drinking over the long
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Success at the Doctor’s: Tips for Women

by R. Carnavale February 21st, 2020 | Women's Health
Maybe you’ve experienced the following. You have a health ailment and go to the doctor’s only to find that you’re treated like a second class citizen, or you’re patted on the head like you’re an ignorant little girl who shouldn’t be taken seriously. Let’s face it – the medical profession tends to be overly paternalistic and patronizing to patients, especially women. The costs can be severe – pain, suffering, and even death. Don’t let yourself become a medical victim; instead, become an empowered patient, get the right diagnosis on the first visit, and receive the best possible medical care.

Here
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Ultrasound in Pregnancy

by Editorial Team May 24th, 2019 | Women's Health





Ultrasound technology has come a long way since its first appearance in clinical medicine in 1956 by Ian Donald.  Although it now has other applications apart from its initial use in pregnancy, pregnant women still account for an overwhelming majority of its users.





Because the technology has grown to allow for very detailed mapping of internal tissues, it has found applications in cancer treatment, cardiology, angiology and lots more. 





Transducers, also known as ultrasound probes, are the central-piece of every ultrasound machine. Probe repairs are carried out routinely

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World AIDS Day and Women

by Margot F. November 30th, 2018 | Health Observance, Women's Health
December 1st is World AIDS Day and an excellent opportunity to take a look at how this serious disease impacts women. Since the AIDS pandemic in the 1980s has subsided, it is easy to be complacent about contracting AIDS. Also, previously, only gay men contracted this horrible disease. Unfortunately, in 2013, AIDS continues to be a serious problem globally for gay men and also, heterosexual women. While media reports show how HIV/ AIDS has ravaged sub-Saharan Africa, the number of cases of HIV/ AIDS in the United States and Canada is significant, especially for women. Even for heterosexual, monogamous,
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Treatments Available at a Fertility Clinic

by Editorial Team June 18th, 2018 | Women's Health
Taking the plunge to visit a fertility clinic can be a difficult decision for many couples. Knowing what treatments are available to prospective parents can help.

Fertility problems affect more than 1 in 5 couples. Take a minute to let that surprising fact sink in. When facing possible fertility issues, couples can will also contend with the stress and discomfort associated with these problems, but know that you are not alone. Visiting a fertility clinic can provide piece of mind and a  direction for the future. Deciding whether or not to visit a can be a tough choice to make.
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