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Women's Health


Women's HealthOver 300,000 words, organized under six main topic areas. The selection of materials compiled by the editors of Harvard Health Publications, focuses on health and wellness issues specific to women including: reproductive health and pregnancy, nutrition, exercise and management of diseases most-common to women.

Sample Topics

Breast Health

Screening for cancer: Self and clinical breast exam

Pregnancy

Female Infertility
Pregnancy Quiz

Sexuality

Diabetes and Birth Control Pills
The Concepts of Conception: What to Ignore about Getting Pregnant

Gynecological

Mid-Menstrual Cycle Pain (Mittelschmerz)

Reproduction

Essure Implant
Fibroids
Rectocele Surgery Recovery

Mental Health

Exercise and Nutrition

Weight Loss

Disease and Prevention

Strokes Up Sharply for Middle-Aged Women

Harvard Reviews of Health News

About one-third of U.S. hospitals still send formula home with new mothers even if they are breastfeeding, a new study shows. But the practice has become much less common in the last few years, the study found. The study was based on a national survey of hosp...

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