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Articles related to women's health

Feature: The Breast Exposed
Why is the breast so prone to cancer?
Browse: Women more resilient to extreme physical activity than previously reported
The Bitter Pill: When “Healing Hands” Start Grasping
Esoteric breast massage claims “to heal many issues such as painful periods, polycystic ovaries, endometriosis, bloating/water retention, and pre-menstrual and menopausal symptoms”.
Up Close: What's killing women? Sex disparity and the shifting landscape of age-related disease
Population health researcher Professor Cassandra Szoeke outlines what ails women as they grow older, how men differ from women in age-related diseases, and how public awareness and personal lifestyle change have been shown to have a positive impact on women's quality of life in their later years.