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What's the Difference Between a Food Allergy and Food Intolerance? Here's What Most Americans Don't Know

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Do You Really Know What's In Your Tampons? This Woman Thinks You Should.

On Dec. 12, Kotex voluntarily recalled some of its tampon products for unraveling or breaking apart inside consumers’ bodies. Kimberly-Clark, Kotex’s parent company, said in a press release it received “a small number of reports of infections, vaginal irritation, localized vaginal injury, and other symptoms” and that in some cases consumers had to seek medical […]

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Netflix's 'Reversing Roe' Reveals What's At Stake If Brett Kavanaugh Is Confirmed

Netflix’s upcoming documentary “Reversing Roe” shows just how much is at stake in America’s abortion battle.  A trailer for the documentary released Tuesday shows the long-fought battle between advocates for and against abortion. From second-wave feminist marches to the religious right and the onslaught of attacks on abortion clinics, “Reversing Roe” promises to show the […]

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Headaches and Hormones: What's the Connection?

Many factors contribute to headaches for both men and women, including family history and age. Women, however, often notice a relationship between headaches and hormonal changes. The hormones estrogen (ES-truh-jen) and progesterone (pro-JES-tuh-rohn) play key roles in regulating the menstrual cycle and pregnancy and may also affect headache-related chemicals in the brain. Having steady estrogen […]

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Pregnancy Acne: What's the Best Treatment?

What's the best way to treat pregnancy acne? Answers from Lawrence E. Gibson, M.D. Pregnancy acne can be treated with self-care and medication. Pregnancy acne isn't a special form of acne. Some women simply seem to have trouble with acne during pregnancy. The likely culprit is an overproduction of oil (sebum)—which happens when certain hormones […]