FDA Adds ‘Boxed Warning’ to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced that new “boxed warning” labels will be added to devices called laparoscopic power morcellators, which are used to grind up uterine fibroid growths.

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3 Reasons Why Young, Healthy Women Should Go for a Check-Up

Here are three important things young, healthy women miss out on when they stay away from the examination table.

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Very Personal Trainers: 3 Kegel Devices to Work Your Pelvic Floor

If doing Kegels sounds like a drag, you’ll love these three devices meant to make your pelvic floor exercises easy and even fun.

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5 Things You Should Know About Using Menstrual Cups

Menstrual cups have been around for decades, but they haven’t become mainstream in the U.S. Now there’s a new generation of products that’s more user friendly. Here are the pros and cons.

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Video: Woman Harassed on the Street 108 Times in One Day

A new PSA shows what happened to one woman as she walked around New York City by herself wearing jeans and a crewneck tee shirt.

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Osteoporosis Screenings Can Miss More Than Half of Women With High Fracture Risk

Current osteoporosis screening guidelines and tools fail to identify many younger postmenopausal women at risk for osteoporosis-related fractures, a new study says

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Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatment IVF

Black women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) are only about half as likely as white women to become pregnant using the popular assisted reproduction technique, new research indicates, and the racial disparity persists even when donor eggs are used.

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5 Reasons Women Live Longer Than Men

U.S. life expectancy is at an all-time high, according a new report. Why are men falling behind?

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The Crazy Way Tampons Could Help Detect Ovarian Cancer

Researchers have found it’s possible to detect ovarian cancer gene mutations in vaginal fluid samples — a finding they hope is a step toward an effective screening test for the disease.

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Giving Teen Girls Free, Long-Acting Birth Control Lowers Pregnancy, Abortion Rates

Giving teenage girls free birth control — especially long-acting implanted devices — could slash pregnancy and abortion rates to well below the current U.S. average, new findings suggest.

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