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Categories: women's health


Drink more water to reduce UTI risk, urge researchers who work for Evian’s manufacturer


Reuters Health deftly reports new data on hormone therapy for menopause


Hormone replacement for menopause: Times’s attempt to clarify may confuse further


Inducing at 39 weeks: Washington Post story mystifies more than clarifies


New surgical method for uterine fibroids gets thorough look by Inquirer


False balance in CNN coverage of female sexual dysfunction: anecdotes given equal weight as systematic evidence review


Vaginal ring for HIV prevention: a few details would have elevated good coverage to great


Transferring Mom’s bacteria to C-section babies — but what if the bugs aren’t all friendly?


Thorough, thoughtful coverage of Task Force’s final mammogram recommendations


Informative report on mammogram recommendations could have quantified lives saved