Hormone Therapy and Menopause

In recent years, many women have stopped taking hormone replacement therapy because of growing evidence that the risks outweigh the benefits for most women. However, millions still struggle with the decision: should I go on, should I stay on, or should I go off? A closer look at the questionable need for hormone therapy, and it’s risks and benefits.

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Too Much Caffeine in Your Drink?

Caffeine is naturally found in chocolate, coffee, and tea. In moderation, caffeine does not pose a health risk. In fact, a Johns Hopkins’ study found that one or two cups of coffee (about 200 mg of caffeine) is shown to increase focus and memory. However, caffeine can be harmful in large quantities.

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Prevent Disability by Learning Stroke Symptoms

Strokes are the 5th leading cause of death in the United States and the #1 cause of long-term disability. Having one stroke increases the risk for having another stroke in the next year. Recognizing the early signs of stroke can save lives, prevent long-term disability, and improve quality of life. Unfortunately, only 38% of Americans […]

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Age-Related Hearing Loss Can Harm Your Health

People often start losing some range of hearing in their fifties or by age sixty, which is the point at which data shows many Americans begin to suffer some hearing loss. Approximately forty-eight million Americans live with hearing loss. It’s critical to have your hearing checked regularly, as undetected hearing loss can lead or contribute to isolation, depression and other health woes.

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Emergency Contraceptives

Emergency contraception has been used by millions of women safely and effectively. Learn more about how the benefits of using these pills outweigh the risks.

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