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NIH Study: Healthy Lifestyle Reduces Heart Attack, Stroke Risk After Gestational Diabetes

Health
Women who have had gestational diabetes may be able to reduce or even eliminate their risk for cardiovascular disease by following a healthy lifestyle in the years after giving birth, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. ...
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Supreme Court of Hawaii Hears Parentage Case Testing Marriage Equality Ruling

National
The case involves a dispute between a married same-sex couple regarding whether the non-biological mother, C.C., is a legal parent to their child and thus responsible for paying child support. ...
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NARAL Pro-Choice California Responds to Supreme Court Case Challenging Abortion Rights

Politics Health
With the U.S. Supreme Court announcing it will hear the first challenge to abortion rights in the Court’s new era, NARAL Pro-Choice America called on the justices to protect women’s access to accurate medical information. ...
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VA to Cover Costs of IVF for Veterans with Service-Connected Injuries

Health
A ban passed in 1992 prevented the VA from covering fertility costs - like IVF. Sen. Murray’s provision allows VA to cover the costs from its existing funds. ...
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New Health Study Links Morning Sickness to Lower Pregnancy Loss Risk

Health
A new analysis has provided the strongest evidence to date that nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is associated with a lower risk of miscarriage in pregnant women. ...
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Attacks on LGBT, Reproductive Rights Cannot Be Separated

Editorial
Many of the same politicians seeking to control women’s bodies are also the ones trying to turn back the clock on LGBT equality. ...
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Your Vagina: An Owner’s Manual

Health
There is no standard, run-of-the-mill vagina. Every vagina looks different from every other vagina. There is a very wide spectrum of normal. ...
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Breakthrough System May Improve IVF Cycle, Live-Birth Outcomes

Health
Chances of a successful live birth after just one in-vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure are being improved thanks to a new laboratory instrument. ...
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Jerry Brown Signs Landmark Assisted Reproduction Law

Politics
Without AB 960, a sperm donor might end up being required to pay child support by the state, for example, if the parents conceived through at-home insemination. ...
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Cedar River Clinics Opens New Spot in Downtown Seattle

Top News Health Local
Cedar River Clinics opened its new office in the Medical Dental Building, providing abortion care, birth control, well woman care, and LGBTQ wellness. ...
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