Category: Women’s Health

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April 21, 2023

Depression During Perimenopause Is Treatable

You don’t have to accept mood changes as a normal part of aging.

Depression, Menopause, Women's Health

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February 17, 2023

Identifying Gender and Racial Disparities in Heart Attack Care

UNC researchers are spreading the word about these disparities and starting a conversation about how to change them.

Cardiology, Health Disparities, Heart and Vascular Health, Heart Attacks, Research, Women's Health

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November 9, 2022

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Is Common and Treatable

Exercises, devices and surgery can help when organs slip.

OB-GYN, Women's Health

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October 31, 2022

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Stroke

Longer life expectancy for women can mean more strokes.

Neurology, Stroke, Women's Health

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August 1, 2022

4 Things Every Woman Should Know About Heart Health

Women can take steps to prevent heart disease by practicing healthy lifestyle habits.

Heart and Vascular Health, Women's Health

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July 13, 2022

5 Things to Know About Pregnancy Past Age 35

The risk of complications increases with age, but they aren’t a given.

Health, Pregnancy and Maternal Health, Women's Health

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June 9, 2022

Can You Get Pregnant During Perimenopause?

Declining hormones don’t mean the end of your fertility. A UNC expert shares more.

Health, Menopause, Pregnancy and Maternal Health, Women's Health

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June 3, 2022

Making a Midwife Part of Your Birth Plan

These specialists in low-risk pregnancies take a more holistic approach to birth.

Maternal Health, Women's Health

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May 16, 2022

How to Exercise Safely During Pregnancy

Staying active can help you prepare for labor and delivery.

Pregnancy and Maternal Health, Wellness, Women's Health

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Resting mom with newborn baby

April 29, 2022

The Fourth Trimester: How to Take Care of Yourself After Childbirth

After giving birth, expect physical and emotional changes.

Maternal Health, OB-GYN, Women's Health

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April 27, 2022

Pregnant Mother Undergoes Laser Surgery to Save Her Twins

Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome is life-threatening, but surgery can provide a happy outcome.

Babies, Maternal Health, OB-GYN, Pregnancy and Maternal Health

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June 3, 2021

Protect Yourself from Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection that often does not cause symptoms.

Men's Health, Sexual Health, Women's Health

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