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National Women's Health Week

In the United States Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. It's a time to honor mom along with all the inspirational women who have guided us in life.

On May 10, as we celebrate Mother’s Day, we also mark the beginning of National Women's Health Week. During National Women's Health Week, each year millions of women take steps to improve their health and build positive healthy habits for life.

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Women Taking Pains

Coronary artery disease presents differently in men and women and a new study finds that one of the differences can manifest as pain.

The study, recently presented at a virtual meeting of the World Congress of Cardiology, showed that women with coronary artery disease have less narrowing in their blood vessels but more chest pain than men with the condition.

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Women & CAD

Bust A Move

You may have heard that long periods of sitting can actually increase your risk of heart disease and death. So how can we combat the negative effects of sitting? Well, you’ve probably guessed it… more exercise. But just how much daily exercise do we need to help counteract the negative effects of sitting?

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NIH Sitting Study

The Peanut Pill

A much anticipated treatment for children with peanut allergies has finally been approved by the FDA. The treatment comes in the form of a powder manufactured from peanuts, called Palforzia. 

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Peanut Allergy Treatment

Overcoming MS

Scientists believe they are one step closer to an effective treatment for multiple sclerosis thanks to what’s being called a breakthrough in research.