Category: Women’s Health

Cartoon of erasing a scar from a hysterectomy

March 12, 2018

A Minimally Invasive Way to Get a Hysterectomy

Surgeons can remove part or all of the uterus through a tiny incision, which usually heals with no scar.

Surgery, Women's Health

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January 16, 2018

Ovarian Cysts: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

What women should know about this common, and usually harmless, condition.

Women's Health

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January 16, 2018

Choosing a Birth Control Method That’s Right For You

Sometimes it seems the options are endless; we’ll help you narrow it down.

Women's Health

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November 15, 2017

I Pee When I Sneeze—What Can I Do About It?

Women don’t have to live with the inconvenience; treatment is available.

Urology, Women's Health

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August 17, 2016

Succeeding with Turner Syndrome

Jennifer Law, MD, director of UNC Children’s Turner Syndrome Program, is working to build awareness of Turner syndrome and show patients and their families that they can overcome their diagnosis.

Genetics, Research, Women's Health

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UNC Chapel

April 12, 2016

Older women, especially blacks, receive targeted breast cancer trea...

The advent of targeted drugs for a specific type of breast cancer – HER2 positive – has dramatically improved survival rates for women with the disease. But a study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center reveals low rates of use o

Breast Cancer, Social Justice, Treatment, Women's Health

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A woman with an illustration of her bone scan.

January 18, 2012

Older women with normal T-scores may not need bone mineral density ...

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and other organizations have recommended that women ages 65 and older be routinely screened for osteoporosis using bone mineral density (BMD) screening.

Older Adult Health, Osteoporosis, Women's Health

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