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Clinics should choose women’s breast screening appointment times to improve attendance

For women who miss a breast screening appointment, giving a fixed date and time for a new  appointment could improve poor attendance and be...
Health Workers Test And Spray For Mosquitos As Texas Prepares For Zika Virus

Women And The Zika Virus: Smart Questions And A Few Solid Answers

The Zika virus caused birth defects in about 10 percent of the 250 pregnant women confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Women With Coverage For IVF More Likely To Have Procedure Again, Give Birth

Women whose health insurance covered in-vitro fertilization (IVF) were more likely to repeat the procedure if necessary, boosting their likelihood of having a baby, compared...
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Plastic Surgeon: Patients Need Education On Breast Implants Link To Cancer

SPRINGFIELD -- Mercy Medical Center plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Brian A. Pryor called the Food and Drug Administration's concurrence Tuesday of a link...
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Experimental Stem Cell Treatment Leaves Three Women Blind

An experimental treatment — which blinded three women after stem cells from abdominal fat were injected into their eyes — was advertised on a government-run...