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Women's Health articles focus on specific health needs for women. Find information on health and wellness issues specifically targeted to women.

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Osteoporosis is a preventable and treatable disease that thins and weakens your bones. Learn the basics of osteoporosis, and find out what you can do to prevent this health problem.

Lots of changes are happening inside your body during menopause -- it stands to reason that you should make some lifestyle changes, too. Learn lifestyle tips for dealing with the symptoms of menopause.

Menopause is a natural process, but its symptoms and side effects can be numerous. Learn the answers to common questions about menopause so you'll know what to expect.

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You can't stop menopause, but you can prepare for its arrival. These strategies can help make your transition to menopause and your postmenopausal years healthy.

Understanding menopause can help you deal with the symptoms. Review these questions to ask about menopause so you're prepared to discuss this important health issue with your health care professional.

Late period. Born-again sex life. The Menopause Journal takes a look at sexual health, menopause and pregnancy issues.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

Is there a prescription for menopause? The Menopause Journal discusses healthy living and managing menopause -- even beneficial uses of chocolate.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

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Many women today do not get enough iron as part of their diet, leading to iron-deficiency anemia. Learn how to ensure that you're getting enough iron.

By Annette Kornblum

The percentage of AIDS cases among American females has more than tripled since 1985. Learn fast facts about AIDS and women with these tidbits of information.

Fibromyalgia is a mysterious syndrome that causes pain, fatigue and other maladies that strikes mostly women. Learn more about the symptoms and causes of fibromyalgia.

After emerging from puberty, teenagers and young women should take charge of their health needs. Be on the look out for red flags like these health issues for women 14-25, and establish good health habits for a lifetime.

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Women 25 to 40 should invest some time in their health to ensure that they feel and look great. Learn about health issues for women ages 25 to 40 so you can take charge of your health.

By National Women's Health Resource Center

For many women ages 40 to 55, hormonal changes can make midlife less than 'prime time.' Learn about menopause and other health issues for women ages 40 to 55.

Women face unique health issues beginning at age 50 and throughout the rest of their lives. Learn about health issues for women ages 50 and older.

Kegel exercises are the first line of treatment for urinary stress incontinence. Learn how to perform Kegel exercises to strengthen urinary muscles.

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Kvetching, Yiddish for complaining, may be more helpful than we thought. Find out how kvetching could be good for your health and learn how to complain and feel good about it.

Mother-daughter bonding can start at an early age. Learn how mother-daughter relationships form and how you can improve yours.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

If you suffer with fibroids, here are the questions you should ask yourself before deciding on your course of treatment. Learn what questions to ask about hysterectomy and fibroids.

Keeping a journal is a great way to explore your deepest thoughts and feeling. Learn about self-discovery through journaling.

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It's not just an unhealthy pastime -- shopping can double as therapy. Learn what research shows about shopping as a therapeutic activity.

Smoking-related diseases kill more than 140,000 some American women annually. Learn about health facts and the consequences of smoking to help motivate you to quit.

Testosterone is the most celebrated, feared and misunderstood of all hormones. Learn about major scientific breakthroughs in researching the uses and functions of testosterone.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

New evidence points to the elevated role of calcium in preventing disease. Learn how calcium can benefit health and find out whether you're getting enough of this miracle mineral in your daily diet.

By Annette Kornblum

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Alcohol takes a greater toll on the bodies and brains of hard-drinking women than their male counterparts. Learn why women's brains are harder hit by alcohol and what health consequences alcohol can have.

By Annette Kornblum

Make sure you're taking care of your health to the best of your ability by knowing about women's health care and conditions. Learn the answers to women's general health questions.