Pregnant with Severe Nausea & Vomiting? It could be hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) and local help may be available.

By Annette Pinder Not long ago, the world watched as the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, struggled with severe morning sickness that required a hospital stay and intravenous fluids. It turns out that Ms. Middleton wasn’t just suffering from common morning sickness. Instead, she had a condition known

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Understanding Why Some Latina Women Discontinue Participation in Cancer Prevention Outreach 

Conclusions of new analysis may help investigators to reduce research bias, improve access to screening BUFFALO, N.Y. — It has long been known that rates of breast and cervical cancer screening among Latinas are low compared to rates for U.S. women overall. A study led by researchers at

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Women, Shoes and Bunions

By Annette Pinder Most women love beautiful shoes. Some even sacrifice comfort for that perfect pair of high-heeled pointy-toed shoes matching their favorite outfit. However, wearing narrow-toed, high-heeled shoes often becomes increasingly painful and nearly impossible if a bunion deformity is present. Hallux valgus (bunion) is defined

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Cancer Answers: “Below the Belt” Gynecologic Cancers: What you need to know about your Gynecological Health

When: Tuesday September 2, 2014 from 6-8pm  Where: American Red Cross (Rear Building)  786 Delaware Ave. Buffalo, NY 14209  Gynecologic Cancers: What you need to know about your Gynecologic Health. We all know about our breast health…but what about other female cancers? What’s healthy, what’s not? Your

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Recurrent Ovarian Cancers Respond to Cancer Vaccine After “Reprogramming” With Decitabine

PHILADELPHIA — Treatment with the drug decitabine prior to administration of chemotherapy and a cancer vaccine yielded clinical benefit for women with recurrent ovarian cancer, suggesting that this combinatorial chemoimmunotherapy may provide a new treatment option for patients with this disease, according to a study published in

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