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May 16, 2005

Drinking Damages Women's Brains Faster

Women again the focus of a study on drinking, with new research suggesting they are far more vulnerable to alcohol-related brain damage than men. (Food Navigator)

Posted by news editor at 04:20 AM

May 12, 2005

Menopause and Birth Month

A woman’s month of birth determines more than just her star sign, it also influences the age when menopause begins. (Reuters)

Posted by news editor at 01:12 PM

May 04, 2005

Episiotomy Complications Outweigh Benefits

For years, some doctors believed that an episiotomy, an incision to enlarge the vaginal opening during childbirth, would prevent spontaneous tearing that would be harder to repair. They also believed the procedure would help women avoid incontinence and improve their sex lives ... It turns out those beliefs were myths. (AP)

Posted by news editor at 05:41 AM