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Coffee Consumption Generally Safe in Women With Heart Disease

by | June 20th, 2011

Coffee Consumption Generally Safe in Women With Cardiovascular Disease Previous studies on the influence of coffee consumption on cardiovascular disease have shown conflicting results, but a new analysis from the massive Nurses’ Health Study suggests that coffee has no effect on the cardiovascular risk of women with known cardiovascular disease [1]. Researchers did cautioned that,…Read the Rest of Article

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Drinking Coffee Linked to Lower Stroke Risk in Women

by | March 12th, 2011

Drinking 1 to 5 cups of coffee a day was associated with a 22% to 25% lower risk for stroke in a large group of Swedish women followed up for an average of about 10 years, according to research released today.

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Behavioral Therapy No Extra Help in Female Urge Incontinence

by | August 24th, 2010

Urgency Incontinence, caused by urgency and frequency affects over 33 million Americans. That’s about 1 in every 6 adults. The condition is often treated by Behavioral Modification / Training or Medications. A recent study in the Journal of Urology found that adding behavioral training to drug therapy does not improve outcomes for women with urge incontinence.

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Sex, Media, & Teens

by | August 20th, 2010

The link between Sex, Media, & Teens has been an area of concern for some time now. The prevalence of sex in mainstream media has lead many researchers to study the effects on impressionable adolescents. A number of studies have indicated that there is a link between exposure to sex in the media and the early onset of sexual activity among teens. However, a recently released study by Temple psychologist Laurence Steinberg questions these findings.

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Overcoming the Stereotype of Menopause (Guest Writer)

by | July 28th, 2010

Many women refer to menopause as, “Going through the big change.” That is one stereotype to menopause that really could be considered a myth, and not very productive.

Menopause is only one change that comes in a woman’s life. It is not the most paramount. With all the daily stress that a woman goes through, menopause is only a small change that comes with growing older.

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