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6 Surprising Symptoms Of Heart Attacks In Women

The statistics around heart attack diagnosis and treatment in women around the world are alarming. Not only are females half as likely as men to receive proper treatment, they’re also twice as likely to die within six months after being discharged. Julie Anne Mitchell, Director of Prevention at the Heart Foundation, says this shows a […]

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Number of Opioid-Addicted Women Giving Birth Quadruples

THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 — The number of pregnant women addicted to opioids as they give birth has more than quadrupled since 1999, a disturbing new report shows. In 2014, for every 1,000 hospital deliveries, 6.5 were mothers who arrived at the hospital with opioid use disorder, up from 1.5 per 1,000 in 1999, the […]

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Pregnant women encouraged to eat cold-water fish

Pregnant women who had low plasma levels of long-chain n-3 fatty acids in their first and second trimesters were at a significantly higher risk of early preterm birth when compared with women who had higher levels of these fatty acids, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in collaboration with […]

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Young women are lacking vital nutrients because of trendy diets

Revealed: Young women are lacking vital nutrients such as potassium and copper because of trendy diets Women in 20s and 30s in particular are deficient in iron, calcium and iodine Researchers blame fad ‘exclusion’ diets in which entire food groups are cut Experts worry diet crazes leave followers neurotic and confused about food Increasing numbers […]

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Mammography use tied to other preventive tests in older women

(HealthDay)—Women enrolled in Medicare who undergo screening mammography seem to have increased awareness and use of other preventive screening measures, according to a study published online June 5 in Radiology. Stella K. Kang, M.D., from New York University in New York City, and colleagues used Medicare claims (2010 to 2014) to retrospectively assess whether there […]