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Women Spend Far Less on Birth Control Because of 'Obamacare'

07/07/2015 - Out-of-pocket costs for 'the pill' fell 38 percent between 2012 and 2013, study finds

Attraction Can Grow With Time Spent Together

07/06/2015 - Couples who were friends first often find beauty's in the eye of the beholder, study says

Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates

07/06/2015 - Study found getting what amounted to lower doses per pound of body weight meant poorer outcomes

Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer

07/06/2015 - Study found counties with higher screening, detection rates had no significant difference in deaths

White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat

06/30/2015 - Women and minorities with atrial fibrillation less likely to receive standard of care, study says

Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says

06/30/2015 - But these subtle changes aren't detectable to the human eye

Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study

06/29/2015 - But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship

Female Bosses May Not Push Pay Parity

06/25/2015 - Study found some women did worse financially when working for a female manager

Many More Women Than Men Living to 100

06/25/2015 - But male centenarians have fewer chronic ills than females, British study finds

One Stillbirth Greatly Raises Odds for Another: Study

06/25/2015 - Still, most second pregnancies lead to normal, healthy babies, experts say

Oxygen Chamber Therapy May Ease Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests

06/24/2015 - But treatment isn't FDA-approved, so insurance companies might not cover the cost

Pregnancy Results Good for Women With Controlled Lupus: Study

06/22/2015 - But blacks, Hispanics face greater odds of complications than whites, though reasons why are unclear

HPV Vaccination Tied to Drop in Precancerous Cervical Lesions in U.S.

06/22/2015 - But screening rules for women changed recently, so impact of the shots remains unclear, researchers say

Heart Rate Changes Linked to Sexual Problems in Women

06/18/2015 - Preliminary finding could lead to easier way to diagnose dysfunction, expert says

Menopausal Women's Sleep May Suffer at Different Times of the Month

06/16/2015 - Hormonal fluctuations during menstrual cycle are to blame, study says

Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care

06/15/2015 - Long distances may impede evaluation, treatment, researcher says

Could ADHD Drug Find New Role in Menopause?

06/12/2015 - Small study suggests Vyvanse might help with concentration, thought organization

Poor Sleep, Snoring Before Diagnosis Tied to Trouble for Breast Cancer Patients

06/12/2015 - But whether lack of sleep -- or the causes of sleeplessness -- to blame is unclear, experts say

Graphic Warnings May Work Best to Keep Women From Tanning Beds

06/11/2015 - In study, labels with pictures of skin cancer's grim toll worked better than printed cautions alone

Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer

06/11/2015 - Researchers report the increased risk was as high as 58 percent


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Women ages 19 to 50 need at least 1,000 milligrams of calcium every day. Younger women and women older than 50 need even more.