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Enterprising Afghan women bolster local communities (NATO in Afghanistan)
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Roya Mahboob and Massoma Hassan are just two of the growing number of female entrepreneurs in Afghanistan facing threats and budget restraints to start their own businesses, and their determination to succeed is helping build better lives for the people in their communities. NATO Homepage: http://www.nato.int

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Essential health issues for women in their 40s to consider
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Also, women and their doctors should address preventive health issues such as increased risk of breast cancer, heart disease and osteoporosis. I encourage women to bring up these issues with their doctors during each annual visit. Below are some …

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'Vegan For Her' Author Highlights Health Issues for Vegan Women
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Blogger, dietician, and professor Virginia Messina is a go-to wellness guru in the vegan community, having served as a nutrition expert at an array of universities and institutes; blogging for websites such as The Vegan RD, Our Hen House, and One Green …

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Desperate Homophobes Tell Women Gay Rights Will Rob Them Of Husbands
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“The Supreme Court overturned DOMA? I'm finally free to dump this lady and get on Grindr!,” Said no man ever. Marriage equality opponents are getting desperate, desperate enough to use the “your spouse is going to abandon you!” tactic to try to turn …

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Chronic Stress Linked To Health Problems For Middle-Aged Women
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The most common stress-related health complaints included aches and muscle/joint pain (reported by 40 percent of the women), headaches and migraines (reported by 28 percent of the women) and gastrointestinal issues (reported by about 28 percent of the …

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women in binge-drinking epidemic
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Despite health warnings, most Australian women drink at least one night a week. But experts are warning they are not only damaging their bodies but are also at risk of attracting sexual predators. Last June, emergency crews were called to a busy …

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Low testosterone creates health risks for women and men
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CHICAGO April 10, 2013 – Frequently when you hear the word “testosterone,” someone is referring to a person who has too much or not enough of the hormone. Pointing out an individual has an over abundance suggests he or she is acting aggressive, highly …

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Hot Flashes and Healthful Living: Health Concerns for Women Growing Older …
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Dr. Bookhardt-Murray has more than two decades of experience treating women living with HIV/AIDS. She breaks down the basics of menopause, as well as health concerns ranging from uterine fibroids to breast health to depression — and suggests lifestyle …

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Women need a collective voice in health care
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We are living through what I believe is an epidemic in women’s health care. “Women’s issues” are light-years behind when it comes to research emphasis and dollars invested. The medical community just isn’t focused on our health and wellness …

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