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Manisha Gupta, Ph.D.

Like Millions of Women, I Live With Chronic Pain — and I’ve Had to Learn to Advocate for Myself

After years of having my chronic pain ignored or misdiagnosed, I’m speaking up to increase awareness of implicit biases in healthcare

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Options for Treating Atopic Dermatitis

A growing number of therapies are available to help you manage AD. Learn how they work, and which might be right for you.

JoAnn Pinkerton, M.D.

JoAnn Pinkerton, M.D., Speaks With HealthyWomen About Hormone Therapy for Menopause

The former president of the North American Menopause Society explains its new position statement on hormone therapy

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What You Need to Know About Viral Hepatitis

There are several types of viral hepatitis. Learn more about this viral infection.

Susan Simon

After Half a Century, I’m Finally Free From Hepatitis C

Thanks to one of the first direct-acting antivirals and a decades-long pursuit for a cure, I’ve finally shaken hepatitis C

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Biopsies Confirm a Breast Cancer Diagnosis After an Abnormal Mammogram – but Structural Racism May Lead to Lengthy Delays

Black patients are more likely than other racial and ethnic groups to have a biopsy delay of 90 days or more after an abnormal mammogram

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Telehealth and Pain Management: What You Need to Know

The pandemic has changed the way pain medication is prescribed. But will it last?

Jaclyn Smith

15 Minutes With: Jaclyn Smith Talks to HealthyWoman on the 20th Anniversary of Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis

The Charlie’s Angels star credits her friends with getting her through her treatment

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Where Metastatic Breast Cancer Can Spread in the Body

The most common sites for metastatic breast cancer include the bones, lungs, liver, brain and spinal cord

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Ask the Expert About Advanced Breast Cancer

Watch these videos with professor of breast cancer surgery Lillie Shockney to learn about advanced breast cancer treatment teams, shared decision-making and life goals after treatment

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