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Women’s Health

Patient Story

On the move again

For two years, prolapse brought Coleen Venema to a near standstill—but then she found a doctor who could put things back together.

Patient Story

Finding a rhythm

When it came time for doctors to repair her damaged artery, knitting aficionado Betty Houtman found solace in her craft—and is now living more vibrantly than ever.

Let’s talk about sex

Don't hesitate to bring forward your concerns, because there are solutions.

Ladies, cherish your heart

Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women. Here's what you need to know to keep statistics at bay.

Power of the sweet potato

This superfood is a weapon against weight gain, belly fat and diabetes.

The best medicine? Preventive

Women who follow regular wellness visits will catch problems early and ensure they're on the true path to good health.

Study: Drug halves breast tumor recurrence

Women with HER2-positive cancer generally have a favorable outlook.

My changing period

What does it mean for my health?

HPV vaccine approved for people through age 45

The updated vaccine is designed to prevent cancers and disease caused by nine HPV types.

Lose excess pounds, lower breast cancer risk?

Women who lost 5 percent or more of their body weight had a 12 percent lower breast cancer risk.

5 facts every woman should know about ovarian cancer

Learn the risks of developing this "silent killer" disease, and recognize its earliest warning signs.

Are ‘free diets’ shortchanging your health?

Most people won't experience any miracles by skipping fat, gluten, carbs or sugar.

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