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Breastfeeding benefits babies and moms

Nowadays, a lot of moms feed their babies with milk powder. In fact, breastfeeding is the most natural and healthy way to feed your baby.

vulvar care tips: how to maintain a healthy vulvar and vagina

In order to keep vulvar and vagina healthy, vulvar care is important. The goal of vulvar care is to keep the vulva dry and free from irritants.

Childhood cancer survivors easily suffer premature menopause

Women who survive childhood cancer are more likely to go through early menopause , according to a study in the July 5 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Twins more likely to go through early menopause

American research finds twins are more likely to have premature menopause.

Breast cancer survivors’ life guide: how to live well after breast cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates there are some 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States, and for most of them, life never goes back to what it used to be, said Dr. Marisa C. Weiss, a breast oncologist.

Amenorrhea causes and diagnosis

What is amenorrhea? Amenorrhea is called ‘absent period’, ‘menstruation’ or ‘no period’. It is the absence of a monthly period.

What is cervical cancer? cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment

What is cervical cancer? Cervical cancer, or cancer of the cervix, begins in the lining of the cervix.There are two main types of cancer of the cervix — squamous cell carcinomas and adenocarcinomas.

Pregnancy symptoms guide: how to judge whether you are pregnant or not

What are the symptoms of Pregnancy? From the start of pregnancy your body will be going through very important and rapid changes. In the beginning you may not even be aware of them.

What are vaginitis causes and symptoms? How to diagnose vaginitis?

What Is Vaginitis? Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina. The vagina is the muscular canal which extends from the cervix to the outside of the body. Vaginitis can result in discharge, itching, a burning sensation, and pain.

Mass. Senate Candidate Coakley Opposes Tighter Abortion Regulations

During the Democratic primary campaign, Coakley was the first candidate to announce opposition to the House’s health reform bill (HR 3962) because of its abortion restrictions.