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  • Treatments for Diverticular Disease diverticulosis diverticulitis Created: Friday, November 28, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
    Learn how to treat diverticular diseases such as diverticulitis and diverticulosis. Covers diet and medications." itemprop="description">> Tuesday, August 02, 2005 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    A simple description of what vaginismus is and possible treatments.
  • Shoes and Your Aching Feet Created: Thursday, December 04, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    If your feet are a pain in your life -- take a look at the shoes that you are wearing. When was the last time you had your feet measured before you bought a new pair of shoes?"
  • Staying Cool and Hydrated on Hot Summer Days Created: Monday, February 07, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Learn how to stay cool and hydrated to reduce your risk of heat related illness on hot summer days. Discover who's most at risk of heat related illness and how to prevent summer heat related illnes...
  • What Is Overactive Bladder? Created: Thursday, April 22, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    A look at overactive bladder. Covers causes and symptoms of overactive bladder.
  • Why Do I Need A Colposcopy? Created: Friday, June 25, 2004 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    A colposcopy may be ordered due to abnormal Pap smear results. Learn more about the reasons your doctor may want you to have a colposcopy.
  • Going to the Gynecologist 101 Created: Monday, August 28, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    When to have your first gynecology exam and Pap test, as well as when to see your Ob/Gyn for subsequent pelvic exams. Covers abnormal Pap test results, colposcopy, and numerous other reproductive h...
  • What is ASCUS? Created: Friday, July 23, 2004 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    If you've received a report of ASCUS following your Pap smear, you probably have lots of questions. Here's an explanation of what ASCUS is.
  • What Are The Symptoms Of Gallstones? Created: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Gallstone symptoms are easy to recognize. Find out if your symptoms could indicate that you have gallstones." itemprop="description"> Friday, March 23, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Definition of menstruation sometimes called period, monthly cycle, or Aunt Flo.
  • Progestin Created: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    A look at what progestin is and why your doctor may prescribe progestin-containing drugs.
  • Must Have Medical Tests for Women - Health Screenings for Women - Women's Health Created: Sunday, September 24, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    A review of diagnostic and health screens that women should have periodically. Includes information about the Pap test, HIV testing, mammograms, bone density testing, and STD tests, as well as othe...
  • Do Iron Supplements for Anemia Cause Upset Stomach or Constipation? Created: Monday, May 09, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    It has estimated that up to a quarter of anemic people who take iron supplements experience digestive tract side effects with an upset stomach, constipation, or both being most common.
  • Does My Sex Partner Need Treatment If I Have Bacterial Vaginosis? Created: Thursday, February 16, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    The facts of the possible sexual transmission of bacterial vaginosis by infected women who have sex with either men or women sex partners.
  • Vaginal Speculum Created: Sunday, October 18, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    A device,usually made of metal,which your gynecologist utilizes to open your vaginal walls,allowing a visual inspection and first steps for a Pap smear test.
  • What Is Transient Incontinence? Created: Monday, April 26, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    A look at the type of urinary incontinence called transient incontinence. Covers causes of transient incontinence.
  • What Is the Urethra? Created: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Learn how the urethra works in the body. Find out how sex can lead to urinary tract infection via the urethra.
  • How to Get Maximum Effectiveness from the Male Condom Created: Sunday, December 14, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Tips for maximum effectiveness of the male condom. Includes what type of condom material is best, when to use the male condom, and how to properly store condoms." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
  • Women's Health Symptoms Guide Created: Sunday, November 23, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    What do your women's health symptoms mean? Find out what your symptoms mean in our women's health symptoms guide." itemprop="description">> Saturday, November 22, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Abnormal uterine bleeding is experienced by most women at sometime during their reproductive years. Find out what defines abnormal uterine bleeding, what causes period problems, and what steps are ...
  • Puberty Basics Created: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Puberty is the time when your body begins to change from a child’s body into an adult woman’s body. Find out how your body and mind change when you enter puberty."
  • Gallstones - Symptoms - Treatments - Prevention Created: Monday, December 08, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Gallstones explained and explored. Learn about the symptoms of gallstones, as well as treatments and preventative measures you can make today." itemprop="description" Sunday, November 30, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Relive Gina's journey of discovery as she finds out she has the disease.Find out what a medical expert says about it, and what you need to know.Page 1 of 2." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
  • Know Thy Brown Skin Created: Wednesday, October 22, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    If you have brown skin of any shade, this article is for you! Susan Taylor, M.D. tells you what you, as a woman of color, need to know to acheive radiant, even-toned skin and healthy, fast-growing ...
  • Osteoporosis Created: Sunday, November 30, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Osteoporosis, or bone loss, frequently occurs during menopause. Find out how to lower your risk of osteoporosis, and learn about treatments for bone loss." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
  • Interstitial Cystitis IC Created: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Comprehensive interview that answers your questions about interstitial cysytitus (IC), an often unrecognized and painful bladder disorder." itemprop="description" Tuesday, October 05, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    A look at what causes hot flashes and what to expect to happen to your body during a hot flash.
  • What Type Of Doctors Diagnose And Treat Urinary Incontinence? Created: Friday, May 14, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    A look at what types of doctors diagnose and treat urinary incontinence.
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction Created: Saturday, December 27, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    A look at female sexual dysfunction. Discover what our experts say about lack of orgasm and treatments for painful sexual intercourse in women." itemprop="description" Wednesday, December 10, 2003 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
    A look at the causes of diverticulitis and diverticulosis." itemprop="description">
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  • Hysterectomy Alternatives Created: Thursday, June 16, 2005 Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014
    A look at alternatives to hysterectomy. Includes hysterectomy alternatives for common uterine conditions including fibroid tumors, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, abnormal uterine bleeding, and ch...
  • What are the Consequences of Untreated Gonorrhea? Created: Thursday, July 29, 2004 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
    A detailed look at the potential consequences of untreated gonorrhea.

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