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(Reuters) – A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers. FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured at the entrance to a Planned Parenthood building in New York August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo The preliminary injunction bars […]

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WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTO BELOW A writer in the U.K. said she’s more motivated than ever to get active and be adventurous after <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/medical-research/surgery” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>doctors removed a watermelon-sized cyst that had been growing on her ovary. Layla Cummins, who said the cyst caused her to look pregnant, told SWNS that she hadn’t noticed anything […]

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(Reuters Health) – The Food and Drug Administration’s new mandatory rules requiring labels on all packaged foods and drinks to indicate the presence of so-called added sugars could have substantial health and cost saving benefits in the United States over the next two decades, a new study suggests. Granulated white sugar and sugar cubes are […]

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(Reuters Health) – About one-third of U.S. women have used marijuana before sex, a small study suggests, and those who do report increased desire and better orgasms. A woman holds a joint on the day Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational marijuana at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 17, […]

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Women at average risk for breast cancer can wait to start getting mammograms until age 50 and be screened every other year, according to new guidelines from the American College of Physicians. Many women worry about breast cancer, but most aren’t at high risk for these tumors due to factors like a family history of […]

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health Service in the United Kingdom began offering the vaccine to 12 and 13-year-old girls at schools around the country.”> The vaccine for human papillomavirus, or HPV, is given to prevent a sexually transmitted infection that can cause cancer. In 2009, the National health Service in the United Kingdom began offering the vaccine to 12 […]

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Many women who suffer from menstrual symptoms like pain and heavy bleeding don’t tell their families or doctors about it even when it interferes with their ability to keep up with daily routines, a Dutch study suggests. Among nearly 43,000 girls and women who responded to an online nationwide survey, 85 percent said they experienced […]

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Even light-to-moderate drinking increases blood pressure and the chances of having a stroke, according to a large genetic study in The Lancet, countering previous claims that one or two drinks a day could be protective. The UK and Chinese researchers followed 500,000 Chinese people for 10 years. They say the findings are relevant to all […]

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Failing to apply moisturiser with sun protection factor (SPF) properly to the face, particularly around the eyes, could be putting people at risk of skin cancer, a study suggests. University of Liverpool researchers found that more of the face was covered when sunscreen was used. And they warned that the eyelids were most likely to […]

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Bullying, sexism, aggression and rudeness are commonplace among the medical profession, doctors say. In two separate developments, two GPs and the doctors’ regulator have spoken out about their concerns. GPs Dr Zoe Norris and Dr Katie Bramall-Stainer described how women doctors had been belittled and sexually harassed at British medical Association events. Meanwhile, the General […]

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