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Fertility therapy not tied to later heart problems

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who give birth with the help of fertility treatments don't end up with more heart problems than those who give birth without the hormone injections, according to a new study. Full story

Study finds link between women's height and cancer risk

(Reuters) - Women's chances of developing cancer after menopause increase with their height, according to a new study. Full story

The Surprising Health Benefits of Stress

You probably know that too much stress is bad for your health, but small amounts of stress can be beneficial. Full story

People eat less after harder workouts: small study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - High intensity workouts may curb people's appetite shortly afterward, according to a small study. Full story

FDA approves new treatment for hot flashes

   For women of a certain age, there could be a new answer to a troubling problem. The FDA has approved a medication for hot flashes that doesn't involve hormone therapy. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.

Hormone therapy, calcium may lower fracture risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women taking a combination of hormone therapy and calcium and vitamin D tablets after menopause were less likely to fracture their hip than those not taking hormones or supplements, in a new study. Full story

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Hormone therapy in the 50s not linked to memory loss

Menopause Hormone Use Not Linked with Cognitive Problems

How Estrogen Fights Urinary Tract Infections

Senator slammed for blaming hormones for U.S. military sex assaults

Pregnancy Hormone May Predict Postpartum-Depression Risk

Study: Stress Isn't Hot

Ovarian cancer fall sped up as hormone use dropped

Searching For Male Fountain of Youth? Go Exercise

Stopping hormone therapy may have its own risks

Lack of sleep may harm sperm


  Russell Brand: New tour is ‘quite exciting’

The actor and author talks about returning to his stand-up comedy roots with his first-ever world tour, “The Messiah Complex.” He reveals he’ll be talking about “heroes” like Gandhi and Malcolm X, and says he would get married again after splitting with Katy Perry.

  Ex-Navy SEAL speaks out on sex change

The military doesn’t allow transgendered service members, so Kristin Beck, formerly Christopher, had to wait until retiring from service in 2011 to go public with her “whole new life.” She has written a book detailing her transformation.

  Pressure builds on Obama to support bill to crack down on military sex assaults

Political analyst Zerlina Maxwell, Republican strategist John Feehery and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz discuss the fallout from Tuesday's Senate Armed Services Committee hearing where top Pentagon officials promised to do more, but resisted efforts to have a special prosecutor handle military sex a

  GOP abandons pretense, embraces war on women

Rachel Maddow reports on Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss chalking up sexual abuse to youthful, natural hormones, Republican Governor Phil Bryant blaming poor school performance on women in the workplace, Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn dismissing equal pay for women, and Republican Congres

  Men and women at work

The authors of "Work With Me" discuss differences between me and women in the workplace based on a recent study.

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