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The Pill, Only When You Get Lucky?

What if there was a birth control pill you didn't need to take every. single. day? If you like the sound of a pill that works to prevent pregnancy when taken within a few hours of sex, you're not alon…

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4 Remedies to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Dense breasts is more than a descriptor of breast mass. It's a condition that can have health consequences. This week, children's book author Judy Blume announced on her blog that she recently rece…

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Birth Control and Heart Attacks and Strokes – Oh My!

Originally published on June 27, 2012, on bedsider.org. "Nothing in life is risk free, and that includes birth control." Margaret Polaneczky, MD, comes to this simple, spot-on conclusion in her pos…

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BPA Baby Bottle Ban: Image Boost for Plastic?

Well it took a bit of time, but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has formally announced a ban of BPA (Bisphenol A) in all sippy cups and baby bottles sold in the United States. This comes, not e…

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What is Depo-Provera?

Curious as to what exactly Depo-Provera is and how it's used? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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Depression and Libido

Sexual desire starts in the brain and works its way down. If you're experiencing depression there's a good chance you're not experiencing desire and it may have to do with hormones.…

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9 Ways to Increase Fertility Naturally

By Kristin Ohlson, Experience Life You've been trying to start a family without success for the past year or more, you're not alone. As many as one in 10 Americans will experience infertility, ac…

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Homeopathy for the Hormonal Problems of Women

by Deborah Olenev C.C.H., RSHom (NA), Contributor to Homeopathy on Allthingshealing.com People often ask me if homeopathy can do anything for hormonal problems, and I have to tell them, “Yes, indee…

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Antibiotic-Free Meat is All the Rage

Maybe a decade ago I was having a conversation with an acquaintance about the importance of consuming only meat that was free of hormones and antibiotics. My stance was fairly staunch, in that I felt …

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The Effects of Bio-Identical Hormones

by Leila Turner, ND, Contributor to Naturopathy on Allthingshealing.com Because bioidentical hormones are identical in structure to our own body’s sex hormones, their actions are relatively gentle …

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