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Study shows differences in brain activity between men, women who are obese

A new study of obese people suggests that changes in their brains’ reward regions make them more prone to overeating, and that women and men exhibit different brain activity related to overeating. Researchers from UCLA found that women who are ...

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Women Can Safely Induce Medical Abortions at Home Through Telemedicine, Says Study

A new study is showing that abortion medication prescribed through telemedicine results in successful abortions with low rates of adverse effects. So, yes, the abortion pill — a term that usually refers to both mifepristone and misoprostol, which are taken ...

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USA Boxing Finally Allows Muslim Women to Box in Their Hijabs

For too long, 16-year-old Amaiya Zafar has had to make a tough choice: She can honor her Muslim faith by wearing her hijab, or she can take off her hijab and pursue her love of competitive boxing. Thanks to a ...

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Why Some Women Try to Get Pregnant, Even When Doctors Say They Shouldn’t

Kim Kardashian made headlines this week when she announced that she wants to try to get pregnant with a third child—despite having difficulties in the past. “I'm going to try to have one more baby,” Kim tells her family in ...

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This Empowering Photo Series from The Turn It Around Project Helps Women Flip the Script on Their Insecurities

We're taught to keep our insecurities hidden in order to appear strong, but 23-year-old Abbe Dembowitz founded The Turn It Around Project because she believes strength actually comes from putting what we fear most on display. After overcoming her own ...

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The History of Doctors Diagnosing Women with Hysteria

There are a lot of reasons you might want to have a female doctor. For one, it makes many women feel more comfortable during exams. For another, according to research, female doctors tend to have patients who live longer than ...

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9 Women Who Have Experienced Postpartum Depression

It’s estimated that one in nine women will deal with postpartum depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chrissy Teigen is not the only star to have learned she had the condition: it can really happen to ...

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Isoflavones in food associated with reduced mortality for women with some breast cancers

An epidemiological analysis of data from more than 6,000 American and Canadian women with breast cancer finds that post-diagnosis consumption of foods containing isoflavones — estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy food — is associated with a 21 percent decrease ...

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First Look: The New Adidas Ultra Boost X, a Running Shoe Designed Just for Women

Last week I was invited to San Francisco by Adidas to test out the latest offering from the sneaker brand: the new women-specific Adidas Ultra Boost X($ 180 at adidas.com, as well as footlocker.com, six02.com, roadrunnersports.com, and other retailers). Think of it as the ...

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6 Women Reveal What It's Really Like Post-Pregnancy

Women and post-pregnancy bodies have a complicated relationship. Some new moms feel confident right away, some don't want to talk about it, and some are totally upfront and honest about everything. That openness might just be our favorite thing to ...

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