5 Signs And Symptoms Of Uterine Fibroids
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5 Signs And Symptoms Of Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Fibroids is an epidemic among African American women. 80% of all African American will get Uterine Fibroids. The forthcoming 'The Decision' is one of the first films to even broach the subject. A study concluded that fibroids are three times more common in African American women than Caucasian women. Fibroids are larger and may occur at a earlier age in African American women. It is unknown why there's such a difference. Signs and Symptoms of Fibroids

How To Sleep With A Man (And Actually Sleep)
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How To Sleep With A Man (And Actually Sleep)

If your guy goes by the alias "snore machine," you may have good reason to cosy up to the couch: Poor sleep can make you feel ungrateful and taken for granted in your relationship, according to research recently presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.

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According to Planned Parenthood, 1.2 million women have abortions every year.
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'Roe V. Wade' Anniversary: 4 Facts About Abortion

January 22, 2013 is the 40th anniversary of legalized abortion in our nation. While voluntary pregnancy termination (VPT) is not a goal for most women, it is a road that millions have taken in the last four decades.

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Nobody puts baby in a binder.
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Why Mitt Romney Is the Worst Possible Candidate for Women

Still undecided about who should be our next president? Election Day is in less than a week (November 6th to be exact), so now’s the time to put some serious thought into who you're voting for. Of course, I’d never tell anyone who to endorse — but I will give you a hint: If you have a vagina, you probably shouldn't be voting for Mitt Romney.

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The Supreme Court ruled Obamacare constitutional today.
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5 Ways The Affordable Care Act Ruling Affects Women's Health

Fans of healthcare reform can thank Nancy Pelosi's lucky lavender pumps for the Affordable Care Act being upheld today. They were the same shoes the U.S. House Minority Leader wore when President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law passed in 2010, and she wore them today when it was upheld as constitutional.

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Obamacare supporters protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Obamacare Means We'll Get The Sexual Health Treatment We Deserve

While everyone's favorite killjoy Mitt Romney has vowed to toss out Obamacare if he's elected president (in your dreams, Romney), today, in a move that proved that America is finally taking a step in the right direction, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the plan. Let's raise a glass.

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The FDA made some crucial changes in its language regarding the morning-after pill.
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Love Bytes: The Morning-After Pill, Redefined

The FDA redefines the morning-after pill. Should you give your first love a second chance? Our expert Charles Orlando talks about online dating on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show. What if you knew your friend's husband was cheating? The upside of dating several guys at once. Do you fantasize about your husband's friends?

6 Ways To Be A Feminist Girlfriend
The burden of bringing feminism into a relationship often lies with the lady.
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6 Ways To Be A Feminist Girlfriend

While we fantasize about finding the perfect feminist boyfriend, the burden of bringing feminism into a hetero relationship often lies with the lady — like so many other burdens of relationships! So here are a few ways to bring an egalitarian spirit to your coupledom.

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Regular physical exercise is one of the most important things you can do for your health.
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5 Simple Ways To Treat Your Body Well

Caffeine, sugar and junk food may get you through your way, but they'll wreak havoc on your body in the long run. Understanding your body's limits helps make health a priority.

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Nancy Brinker explains why Susan G. Komen pulled away from Planned Parenthood.
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Love Bytes: What Happened, Susan G. Komen?

What's up with the split between Susan G. Komen and Planned Parenthood? Don't take all dating advice. Are you addicted to love with random people? Ten things not to say in bed. Is he really who he says he is? Bring your grandma on a first date, seriously. Is he going to cheat? More dating advice to forget. Why are some guys getting so muscular? Android users like to do it.

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Your Diabetes & Your Life: How To Take Control Of Both

When you're diabetic, it can feel like your entire life revolves around a disease ... l like no one understands the highs and lows or what it does to your body and your emotions. You think people assume you caused it yourself by being overweight. Meanwhile, you have to think about everything you eat, when you eat it and then what it's going to do to you ... and everyone else gets to do whatever they want! Have you ever just not wanted to check your blood sugar because you're tired and frustrated? After all, checking your sugars means piercing your fingers repeatedly. At the same time, you dread the reaction you're going to get from your doctorfor not following his/her instructions. Have you ever just wanted a break from your medication? You hate facing the scars on your stomach from your pump or your injections, but if you skip your meds, your sugar levels get out of control.

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Do you do Kegel exercises? This woman does.
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Does "Doing Your Kegels" Lead To Hotter Sex?

On top of helping with urinary incontinence later in life, keeping your lady parts nice and taut, and making childbirth smoother, I'm sure you've also heard that Kegels are a great way to keep your sex life in tip-top shape. And if you can incorporate them into your between-the-sheets routine (or non-routine, wink), you're making the experience even more intense for both parties — or so they say.

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Study Says Women Are Physically Stronger Than Men (Told You So)

We hate to say we told you so, but...who are we kidding? WE TOLD YOU SO! Women, according to a new study, are the stronger sex due in part to their double X chromosomes. Dr. Jennifer Ashton, a medical correspondent for CBS's The Early Show, says it's often heard that "women are stronger when it comes to being more stoic when they're sick," but now there's actual scientific proof.

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Giuliana Rancic: Should Women Get Mammograms Before IVF?

This morning on the Today show, Giuliana Rancic, 37, made a big announcement. Only it wasn't the happy pregnancy news we've all been waiting for as she and her husband, Bill Rancic, have struggled with infertility for years. Rather she revealed that she has breast cancer, which was discovered because of her IVF treatments.