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Important Questions You Should Ask Your Health Care Professional About Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

There are things every woman can do to help protect themselves from a first cardiovascular event (primary prevention) or another heart attack or ischemic stroke (secondary prevention). Here's what you need to know.

Is There Such A Thing As A More Comfortable Mammogram?

The next time you find yourself speaking to your health care provider about getting your mammogram, make sure to ask them about all of your options.

Bacterial Vaginosis: What It Is And How To Treat It

If you’re experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge, you may have bacterial vaginosis, or BV. What is BV? Learn more at HealthyWomen.

The Uniqueness Of Liver Disease Care: Managing PBC

April Morris has spent 13 years working with liver disease patients. From being a sub-investigator on several clinical trials, to developing medications to treat and improve various liver conditions, she's immersed in everything liver health.

The FDA: A Strong Supporter Of Women's Health

The FDA's Office of Women's Health protects and advances the health of women, so it's important to support full funding for the FDA.

Healthy Aging

How Do You Feel About Mammograms?

If you are a woman 40 years or older, we want to ask you some questions about mammograms so we can better understand how you’re feeling about this medical test.

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