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Daughter Care Is the Health-Care Issue Every Woman Should Be Talking About

July 24, 2018

As health-care reform continues to make headlines daily, researchers from Stanford University’s Clinical Excellence Research Center have surfaced a health-care issue that’s disproportionately affecting women: It’s daughter care, the tendency for women to bear the brunt of the burden in unpaid caregiving for their aging parents. This could be particularly troubling if your parents happen […]

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Only 8% of Women Know When To Start Getting Heart Screenings

March 24, 2018

The American Heart Association recommends that women begin getting screened at age 20, but most women don’t consider going until decades later. Considering that heart disease is the number one killer of women, you’d think we’d be talking about it a lot more. But women aren’t just avoiding the conversation—they’re avoiding heart screenings until it may be […]

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Why Gentle C-Sections Are Becoming More and More Popular

January 24, 2018

For the first time in years, health care providers are making changes to their cesarean section procedures, and it could mean big changes for mothers, babies, and hospitals across the country. Today, nearly one in three babies are delivered via C-section, but in recent years, doctors and nurses have developed the “gentle” or “family-centered” C-section, according to PopSugar. […]

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