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Pedaling To Purify the World's Water
An Oregon company says their cycle mounted water purification system can help provide clean drinking water to those in need around the globe. KGW's Cathy Marshall reports.
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Babies Plus Texting Equals Painful 'Mommy Thumb'
Is the base of your thumb aching as you multitask with a baby, cell phone, laptop? You could have De Quervain’s tenosynovitis.
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Pregnant Acrobat's Maternity Photos Are Stunning
Spending her days suspended in mid-air, this is not your typical expectant mom, so she didn’t want typical maternity photos. She didn’t get them.
Research: Morning Sickness Has an Upside
Pregnancy nausea has a silver lining: reduced risk for miscarriage and birth defects. Babies of moms with morning sickness may even be smarter.
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Mom Battled Cancer While Baby Waited For a New Heart
Riki Graves and her infant daughter Juliana fought dual medical battles and won.
Gel Works as Well as a Pill to Prevent Breast Cancer
Women who rubbed the topical form of tamoxifen into the breast seemed to get the same benefits as those who took the pill, researchers found.
The Relationship Between Stress and High-Fat Foods
An obesity study says turning to high-fat meals during times of stress may actually make you gain more weight than normal. Erika Edwards reports.
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'Bad Slippery Slope': Hillary Slams Hobby Lobby Ruling
Hillary Clinton on Monday chastised the Supreme Court for ruling that an employer can refuse to provide women with contraception on religious grounds.
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So Long, Stirrups? Doctors Nix Pelvic Exams
The nation’s largest largest medical specialty organization says healthy women don't need routine pelvic exams.
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The Most Effective Birth Control No One Is Using
Reproductive health groups are leading the charge to make the IUD a first line of defense against unplanned pregnancy. It won’t be easy.
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Could a Blood Test Predict Breast Cancer Risk?
Researchers may have a new approach to testing a woman’s risk for breast cancer, even if she doesn’t have an inherited genetic mutation.
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'Inconceivable' Mom: I'm Pregnant... Naturally!
After struggling with infertlity and giving birth to another couple's child after an IVF mistake, this is a surprise Carolyn Savage never expected.
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Older Mom? You May Live Longer
There may be a benefit to being an older mom – it may be a sign that a woman will live longer, too.
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Viral Video Shows Dark Side of the World Cup
In a short video that's going viral, viewers are left with a grim statistic on the World Cup's ties to domestic violence.
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Breast Cancer Breakthrough? Docs Push 3D Mammograms
New technologies could help resolve the controversy around breast-cancer screening — potentially improving the accuracy of scans that detect it.
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Real-Li: 11-Year-Old Makes Women's Open History
Lucy Li, the youngest qualifier to tee it up at the U.S. Women’s Open, dressed for the occasion in an American themed red, white and blue outfit.
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Mystery Birth Defect Cluster: Is Diet to Blame?
A cluster of severe birth defects in Washington state is raising new questions about the need for a vital supplement in Hispanic diets.
Smartphone Selfie Video Leads to Stroke Diagnosis
A Canadian woman, concerned about the symptoms she was experiencing, found a way to show doctors what was happening – and it just may have saved her life.
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Waiting Game: Induced-Labor Births on the Decline
Expectant moms and their doctors are letting nature take its course, with the length of pregnancies in the U.S. on the upswing.
Red Meat Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
A new study from Harvard suggests women who eat a lot of red meat may have a slightly higher risk of developing breast cancer.
Ring, Ring: Jewelry Lights Up When You Have a Call
A new piece of “smart jewelry” that connects to a smartphone aims to cut down on the time women spend checking their phones.
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Skin Check: Surprising New Sign of Breast Cancer Risk
There’s another reason to keep an eye on your moles. Two new studies suggest that women with more moles may have a higher risk of breast cancer.
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Pregnant Women Should Eat More Fish, FDA Says
Pregnant women should be eating two or three servings of low-mercury fish per week – and most of them aren’t anywhere close.
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