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U.S. Fertility Rates Hit Record Low in 2017

U.S. Fertility Rates Hit Record Low in 2017

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — American women continue to wait longer to have children. Birth rates fell for nearly all age groups of women younger than 40 in 2017, sending overall fertility rates to a record low, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. The only age group that saw a rise […]

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Is breast asymmetry linked to breast cancer?

Is breast asymmetry linked to breast cancer?

Breast asymmetry refers to when one breast is a different size or shape than the other. A mammogram or breast cancer screening may show asymmetrical breast size or density. What does this mean for a woman’s health? Most women’s breasts are slightly different in size, shape, and position. Uneven breasts or nipples are not usually […]

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No Evidence Acupuncture Boosts Fertility Treatment

No Evidence Acupuncture Boosts Fertility Treatment

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Although some women may try acupuncture hoping it will help them conceive, new research suggests it won’t. The study compared outcomes for more than 800 Australian and New Zealand women who underwent either real or “sham” acupuncture along with their in […]

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What causes bleeding between periods?

What causes bleeding between periods?

Vaginal bleeding between periods is not usually a cause for concern. If the blood flow is light, it is called ‘spotting.’ Bleeding between periods can have a range of causes, including hormonal changes, injury, or an underlying health condition. Bleeding between periods refers to any bleeding that occurs after the period ends, or before the […]

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Companies Not Doing Enough to Combat Sexual Harassment: Survey

Companies Not Doing Enough to Combat Sexual Harassment: Survey

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The #MeToo movement has shone the spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace, but a new survey shows most U.S. employers aren’t tackling the issue. The movement “has given business leaders an opportunity to finally take real action addressing a complex problem that has […]