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    1. Vitamin D Won't Strengthen Older Women's Bones

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of vitamin D do not appear to protect postmenopausal women from the dangers of osteoporosis, new research indicates. "While high-dose vitamin D did indeed increase calcium absorption, the increase was only 1 percent

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    2. Office Temperature Settings May Have a Gender Bias

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heating and cooling system settings in office buildings are based on men's needs and could result in excess energy use, a new study suggests. Temperature standards in office buildings are based in part on the resting metabo

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    3. Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study provides insight into how Facebook use by young women can lead to poor body image and risky dieting. The study included 128 college-aged women who completed an online survey about their eating habits and their

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    4. 6 Quick Ways to Boost Energy

      Are you all too familiar with the afternoon slump? Even after a decent night’s sleep, you might still find yourself struggling to power through the day. Kick your energy level up a notch with these tips. You won't feel wired when it’s time to wind down, either. The type of breakfast you choose can m

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    5. 'Pap' Test Rule Changes Tied to STD Testing Drop

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A major change in Pap test guidelines introduced in 2009 may have had an unintended consequence: Some young women are missing out on screening for chlamydia -- a common sexually transmitted disease that can cause infertility

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    6. Mammogram Radiation May Be Lower Than Thought

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The low risks from radiation exposure during mammography screening may be even lower than experts have assumed, a new study contends. The new research estimates that the radiation dose from a screening mammogram is anywher

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    7. Uric Acid May Limit Stroke Disability In Women

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who suffer a stroke may have better odds of recovering without disabilities if they're given uric acid along with standard "clot-busting" medication, a new study suggests. Men, on the other hand, may not be so fortunat

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    8. Mammograms May Cause Breast Cancer 'Overdiagnosis'

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular mammogram screening for breast cancer might be causing "widespread overdiagnosis," with some women treated for tumors that would not have caused sickness or death, a new study contends. Doctors tend to find more s

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    9. Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation: Study

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women's faces are redder than usual during ovulation, but this subtle change isn't detectable to the human eye, new research shows. This change may be a possible signal of peak fertility, and it may have evolved t

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    10. Heart Rate Linked to Women's Sexual Problems

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with lower resting heart rate variability may be more likely to have sexual problems, a new study suggests. Heart rate variability refers to differences in the length of time between heartbeats. Those changes in he

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