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FDA Warns of Winter Tanning Salon Risks

FDA Warns of Winter Tanning Salon Risks

Do you like to get a tan? It is good to stop and consider a few things before you hit the tanning salon. Getting a winter tan at the salon may be riskier than you think. There are risks associate with winter tanning. The FDA wants consumers to realize that…

Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy HYSTERECTOMY Source: Office on Women’s Health in the Department of Health and Human Services Q. What is a hysterectomy? A. Hysterectomy is the most common nonpregnancy-related major surgery performed on women in the United States. In 1995, approximately 590,000 women in this country will undergo…

Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief

Osteoporosis – Age Page – Health Information Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief Source: National Institute on Aging Helen grew up on a dairy farm in the Midwest. She drank 3 glasses of milk a day as a child. After high school she began work as a secretary in a local law…

Answers About Menopause

Answers About Menopause

During middle age a woman’s menstrual cycle stops for at least 6 to 12 months. This is caused by due a rapid decrease in levels of the female hormone estrogen. The average age of menopausal women is 52. Women can experience symptoms of perimenopause as early as age…

A definition of endometriosis

Find the meaning of the term endometriosis…