Category: Women’s Health

Grandmother, mother, and young daughter sit on beach, embracing and smiling at each other

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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Pregnant woman exercising outside

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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Pregnant woman holding a coffee

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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Pregnant woman sitting on a bed, looking at belly

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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Pregnant woman in swimming pool

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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Mother stands with daughter and twin sons

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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doctor talking to patient

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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Shot of a young woman experiencing abdominal pain while lying on the sofa at home

May 19, 2021

Much More Than a ‘Bad Period’

Endometriosis can be very painful, but treatment is available.

Women's Health

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Young Woman with a pain in the breasts. portrait of an attractive young woman holding her chest

March 12, 2021

Swollen Lymph Nodes Can Be Vaccine Side Effect

This temporary inflammation after a COVID-19 shot is not a reason to worry.

Immune Health, Lymphatic System, Women's Health

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A one-day-old newborn infant sleeps in its crib in the hospital.

January 22, 2021

19 Questions to Ask at Your Maternity Hospital

Knowing what to expect can help you and your partner be more prepared.

OB-GYN, Pregnancy and Maternal Health

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Photo of a senior woman checking her blood pressure level at home

December 15, 2020

Menopause and Your Heart

Take these steps to lower your risk of heart disease after menopause.

Heart and Vascular Health, Menopause, Women's Health

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