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Millennial Women: Understanding the Links Between Heart Disease and Depression

If you're depressed, you have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life. Find out what you can do now to help yourself later.

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Recognizing and Getting Help for Mood Disorders

The symptoms for a bad mood and depression can be similar.

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Nutrition & Fitness

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9 Reasons Why (the Right Amount of) Coffee Is Good for You

A Johns Hopkins research nutritionist shares the benefits of coffee and a recipe for a healthy pumpkin spice "latte" smoothie recipe.

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Why Cholesterol Matters for Women

Many women are at risk for high cholesterol so learn ways to keep it in check.

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Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Did I just have a hot flash? I’m 44!

A Johns Hopkins gynecologist shares tips on managing these heat spikes to lessen their impact on your daily life.

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My Pap Test Was Abnormal: Now What?

A regular Pap smear at your gynecologist’s office can detect abnormal cells that could lead to cervical cancer.

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Conditions & Health

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Headaches and Women: What Do Hormones Have to Do With It?

Find out if the pain you're feeling is a migraine or a tension headache, and what your hormones may have to do with it.

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Autoimmune Disease: Why Is My Immune System Attacking Itself?

One theory is that higher levels of hormones in women could make them more susceptible.

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Is Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) the Right Treatment for You?

This non-surgical, minimally invasive option allows the uterus to remain preserved.

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What Are Common Symptoms of Autoimmune Disease?

Fatigue, joint pain and skin problems are some symptoms of autoimmune diseases.

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