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  • Breast Density Linked to Cancer Risk

    Breast Density Linked to Cancer Risk
    Density. It's a less obvious feature of the female breast than, say, size. But at least when it comes to good health, it's probably more important. In fact, it just might be the greatest cancer risk you've never heard of. Study after study has found...
  • How to fight cellulite

    How to fight cellulite
    You can't do much about those deposits of fat and waste products that dimple the skin on your thighs and buttocks, but you can do something. Here's what: Lose extra pounds. Yes, thin people can get cellulite. But extra fat in the body tends to increase...
  • Conquer summer heat with refreshing, nutritious smoothies

     
    When it's hot and humid outside (even at 8 in the morning, ugh!), the last thing you want is a heavy breakfast like oatmeal or to heat up the skillet for eggs. You could go the cold cereal route — and believe me, I love cereal — but if oat...
  • Menopausal? Try bioidentical drugs

    Menopausal? Try bioidentical drugs
    When a woman stops making estrogen, her body notices. Hot flashes, night sweats, moodiness, foggy thinking — all can be part of the menopausal package. At first blush, the solution seems obvious: Take extra hormones, and the symptoms of menopause...
  • 'Entourage': Couples therapy

     
    Characters were pairing up in this episode, titled “Tequila Sunrise,” faster than hormone-addled teens at a school dance. Drama and John Stamos tested their on-screen brotherhood, while Turtle and Alex went south of the border to continue their w...
  • Thyroid Condition Common, Treatable

    Thyroid Condition Common, Treatable
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm wondering if I have hypothyroidism. My thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is normal, but my free thyroxine is on the low end of the normal range. My doctor recommends I take a small dosage of a synthetic thyroid hormone. Do I need...
  • Top 10 Flat-Belly Food Tricks

    Top 10 Flat-Belly Food Tricks
    Simple shortcuts that will help slim you down from "Look Better Naked!" by the editor of Women's Health: 1. Eat Dessert: A small amount can signal that the meal is over. A piece of high-quality chocolate is a good choice. 2. Get a Mustache: Consuming 1,...
  • Keeping sex safe

     
    According to a poll published earlier this year by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, seven in 10 pregnancies in the 18-to-29-year-old age group are unintended, and men and women in their 20s have among the highest rates of...
  • Friday Five: Top 5 baby movies

     
    We watched “Knocked Up” again last night. I'm pretty sure I've seen it 27 times before, yet I still could relate to every childbearing freakout: the shock, the weight gain, the hormonal bawling over everything from doctor's appointments to...
  • Later school start times and Zzzs to A's

    Later school start times and Zzzs to A's
    As summer winds down, another new school year brings fresh notebooks, sharp pencils and — for many kids — a new cycle of sleep deprivation. With classes that start as early as 7 a.m. and buses that pull up long before sunrise, some 80% of...
  • Breastfeeding counteracts risk for a type of cancer, study says

    Breastfeeding counteracts risk for a type of cancer, study says
    This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. African American women have higher rates of a type of breast cancer that isn't dependent for growth on the hormones estrogen or progesterone. They also have a higher rate of childbearing...