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    1. Women Born Early at Higher Risk of Having Preemies

      By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who were born prematurely may be more likely to deliver their own babies early, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers found that the odds of delivering a preterm infant -- born before 37 weeks of pregnancy -

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    2. 10 Questions With Reba McEntire

      Country music legend Reba McEntire just released her 27th studio album. We talked to the singer about what keeps her going, her secret to aging, and why she's helping to fight hunger. Q. The first single, "Going Out Like That," from your new album is about a woman who won’t give up when a man breaks

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    3. Iron Supplements and Pregnant Women, Children

      By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking iron supplements during pregnancy doesn't appear to significantly change any health outcomes for mom or baby, a new review shows. A second review -- this one on infants and toddlers -- found no evidence that iron su

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    4. Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed to Prevent Cancer

      March 24, 2014 -- Angelia Jolie has revealed that she’s had more surgery to lower her risk of cancer. In an intimate essay in The New York Times today, the Oscar-winning actress discussed the difficult decision to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes, a procedure that put her into forced menopause

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    5. 5 Fibs Your Doctor Is Fed Up Hearing

      “Sure, doc, I eat all my veggies and exercise every day.” Many of us are guilty of these little white lies. The fibs you feed your doctor may seem harmless, but they can have a big impact on your health care. Surveys show that at least 1 in 4 people don’t tell the truth, exaggerate, or purposely lea

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    6. Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women looking to jump-start their sex life may want to spend more time in bed. Sleeping. That's the conclusion of a new study that suggests that each additional hour of sleep increased by 14 percent the likelihood a

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    7. Early Onset Hot Flashes and Heart Disease Risk

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who start having hot flashes at a younger age may be at increased risk for heart disease, according to two studies conducted by the same team of researchers. One of the studies also found that women who have more f

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    8. Close Monitoring of Thyroid Growths Questioned

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Harmless growths in the thyroid gland are common, and a new study suggests they don't need to be monitored as closely as current guidelines recommend. The thyroid is a gland in the neck that secretes hormones involved in met

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    9. Fluoride in Water and Underactive Thyroid Rates

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A British study finds a correlation between the amount of fluoride in public drinking water and a rise in incidence of underactive thyroid. While the study is only able to establish an association, not cause-and-effect, ex

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    10. Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Younger women may ignore early warning signs of a heart attack, a new study reveals. The finding could help explain why younger women have higher rates of death from heart attack than men in their age group. "Young women

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