Tagged: Women’s health

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This Mother’s Day read about some ways busy moms can take the time for some much-needed self-care.

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Endometriosis is a gynecologic condition that occurs in an estimated 1 in 10 women of reproductive age. Symptoms may include pelvic pain, fatigue, and even infertility. Treatment includes medication or surgery.

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In our ‘Where Are They Now?’ series, we check back with the 5 breast cancer survivors — 4 of whom are cared for by the same oncologist at Kaiser Permanente Antioch. The group is behind the hot pink license plates now showing up on California roads. The California Department of Motor Vehicles projects the specialty plate will be the most successful ever produced.

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It’s no secret that sex is an important part of life. For some women, thinking about sex starts early, even before puberty, and lasts well into their later years. Learn about the best ways for women to maximize their sexual health across their lifetime.

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About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime — but eating the right foods is one way to help prevent it.

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Having a fibroid is common — about 70 percent of women develop one in their lifetime. But what are they — and what do you do if you have one? 

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In recognition of American Heart month, Kaiser Permanente cardiologist Peter Miles, MD, lays out the facts about women and heart disease and how both sexes can keep their hearts healthy.

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Debbie Cox is a 25-year veteran of midwifery who has watched some things change and others remain the same —…

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A conversation with Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara physician Margaret Mahony, MD, about menopause symptoms, treatments, and the upside of mid-life.…