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First Sexual Experience Was Forced for 1 in 16 U.S. Women

First Sexual Experience Was Forced for 1 in 16 U.S. Women

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, Sept. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Changes wrought by the #MeToo movement can’t come soon enough, say researchers who found that for 1 in 16 U.S. women, their first sexual experience was forced. “In a nationally representative sample of more than 13,000 women, 6.5% said their […]

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Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy

Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy

Hypothyroidism during pregnancy facts Pregnant women who are on thyroid hormone should have frequent blood testing. Hypothyroidism, wherein the thyroid gland produces an inadequate amount of thyroid hormone, is a common disorder, particularly in women of childbearing age. Hypothyroidism of the mother during pregnancy may result in developmental delay in the child. Treatment of hypothyroidism […]

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Are You Just a Worrywart or Is It Something More?

Are You Just a Worrywart or Is It Something More?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Sept. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Everyone goes through moments of worry, but for some people, anxiety takes over their lives. How can you tell if you’re an average worrywart or if you might have an anxiety disorder? Your degree of distress is often a good […]

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Perimenopause

Perimenopause

8 Lifestyle changes to help ease perimenopausal symptoms 1. Diet It is important to consume a healthy diet. This should include foods such as fresh vegetables and whole grain products. Lower calorie dairy products that are rich in calcium, (e.g. milk, cheese, cottage cheese and low-fat ice cream) should also be included. 2. Weight control […]

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Health Tip: Your Changing Voice

Health Tip: Your Changing Voice

(HealthDay News) — Puberty can be a confusing and frustrating time for boys as their voices change. The larynx, also known as the voice box, grows during puberty because of bursts in testosterone. The growth and strengthening of the vocal cords help make the voice deeper. Latest Healthy Kids News As your body adjusts to […]

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Roseola

Roseola

Roseola Symptoms and Signs Roseola is a mild viral illness of childhood. It is characterized by high fever that typically comes on suddenly and lasts for three to five days. Other symptoms of roseola are mild nasal congestion, eye redness, and a rash that appears after the fever has resolved. Learn more about signs and […]

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Girl Dies From Brain Eating Amoeba in Texas: What Are the Risks?

Girl Dies From Brain Eating Amoeba in Texas: What Are the Risks?

By Peter Schelden on 09/17/2019 3:11 PM Latest Infectious Disease News Source: MedicineNet Health News A 10-year-old girl who contracted a brain eating amoeba in central Texas has died. The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed the girl had primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, a brain infection caused by the brain-eating amoeba Naegleria fowleri, according to […]

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Could Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Still Help Some People?

Could Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Still Help Some People?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News MONDAY, Sept. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Debate over the benefits and drawbacks of daily low-dose aspirin has flared in recent years, with guidelines now generally urging against the regimen to prevent a first heart attack or stroke in healthy people. But some people with good heart health […]