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  1. Green Goods
    New research points to the HPV screen as a more useful tool for detecting cervical cancer than the well-known pap smear. Cervical cancer takes the lives of 4,170 women each year in the United States, with an additional 13,240 newly diagnosed cases. The most effective way to prevent cervical...
  2. Family Life
    Most women don't give their lady parts enough love and appreciation, so to honor our womanhood, Mothering has decided to pay a tribute to our fabulous vajayjays! What better way to show pride than with these gorgeous hand-embroidered vulvas? We love supporting small, ethical businesses doing...
  3. Green Goods
    For women in the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death, with one in every four women dying from it according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here are some of the signs, and what you can do to protect yourself. Heart disease runs in my family. In...
  4. Green Goods
    Just as the earth goes through seasons of change, our bodies also cycle through the seasons each month. Here are ways we can respect the season of winter, which is represented by the time of menstruation. Our bodies work in cycles. We sleep and wake based on the circadian rhythm and the...
  5. Baby
    Approximately 176 million women worldwide suffer from endometriosis. A new study reveals that breastfeeding reduces the risk of this painful disorder by up to 40%. Endometriosis is a chronic disorder that occurs when tissue that normally grows in the uterus is found growing elsewhere in the...
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    Lately, the topic of pelvic floor health keeps popping up. I've recently come across articles and interviews with physical therapists about common pelvic floor issues like incontinence, dryness, prolapse and pain. They all confirm that these problems, though common, are not normal. I listened...
  7. Women's Health
    USPSTF accepting comments- "Gynecological Conditions: Screening With the Pelvic Exam" Hi, I thought this might be of interest to some of the MDC readership. The deadline for comments is 7 January 2015. Draft Research Plan - Gynecological Conditions: Screening With the Pelvic Examination Excerpt:
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