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    General Health Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet –

    "A Low-Fat Diet Helps Reduce The Risk of Death From Breast Cancer." Did a headline like this catch your eye this week? Dozens of news organizations, including NPR, reported on a new study that found that a low-fat diet helped women reduce their risk of dying from breast cancer...... Read...
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    Sexual Health Lubrication And Lots Of Communication: Navigating A New Sexual Life After Menopause –

    Menopause blindsided author Darcey Steinke. The hot flashes and insomnia were uncomfortable. The depression was debilitating. And the cultural expectations — that postmenopausal women are no longer interested in sex — made her both frustrated and angry. "I feel like in the world we … Read...
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    General Health The Risks Of A Cesarean Section –

    Doctors treat a baby whose mother underwent a cesarean section in Sierra Leone. Doctors Without Borders has worked to help reduce the country’s high maternal mortality rate. Doctors treat a baby whose mother underwent a cesarean section in … Read more via
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    General Health If You’re Often Angry Or Irritable, You May Be Depressed –

    Registered nurse Ebony Monroe of Houston recently went through a period of being quick to anger about every little thing. She didn’t realize then what it might mean for her health....... Read more via
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    General Health Drinking Alcohol Can Raise Cancer Risk. How Much Is Too Much? –

    A little bit of alcohol has been shown to be protective of heart health. But how does drinking influence cancer risk? A new study finds that light drinkers have the lowest combined risk of developing cancer and dying prematurely — even lower than people who don't drink at all. But here's the...
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    General Health Opening Up About Depression And Suicide Could Help Someone Else On The Brink –

    Fifteen years ago, I broke up with my very nice boyfriend and plunged headlong into a dark depression. I loved Marc but had known from the beginning that he wasn’t the man for me. I still believe that breaking up was the … Read more via