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The Number One Cause of Death of Women

Heart disease is the most common cause of death among American women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2017 approximately 299,578 women in the United States died of heart disease. What is Heart Disease? The general term heart disease refers to various types of heart conditions including heart attack, coronary…

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What You Need To Know About Chlamydia

What You Need To Know About Chlamydia Over 1 million sexually transmitted infections and diseases are acquired every day in the world (WHO, 2021). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. In some cases, chlamydia will not cause any symptoms but…

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Pregnancy After Age 35

How common is pregnancy after age 35? Over the past few decades, more and more women have chosen to start families in their later thirties. In fact, the number of pregnancies occurring in women at least 35 years of age has increased from 6.2 percent in 1980 to 22.3 percent in 20161. Starting a family…