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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: HealthArmy’s #JustDoIt Campaign Heats Up.

The month of January is indeed a special month. It ushers us into a new beginning of renew efforts and vigor over unfinished tasks from the previous year. January is more popular for bringing along the fever of “New Year Resolutions”, a fever that most contract and usually fail to follow to a logical conclusion. […]

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7 Do’s & Dont’s to Follow For Fitness During Pregnancy

GUEST POST: Pregnancy is a blessing which brings immense joy and happiness. It is the most beautiful period in a woman’s life because the feeling of carrying a soul inside the body gives magnificent joy to the mother. Women face many problems and discomforts during pregnancy. In order to maintain the physical fitness and to […]

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IUDs may reduce the risk of cervical cancer – DK

Research from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California analyzed data from several observational studies involving more than 12,000 women worldwide. The results, published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, showed that in women who used an intrauterine device (IUD) like Lydia IUD, the incidence of cervical cancer was lowered by […]

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UK demands UN change ‘Pregnant Woman’ to ‘Pregnant People’

The United Kingdom is lobbying the United Nations to change the language in a treaty from “pregnant women” to “pregnant people,” since the use of the word “women” is allegedly offensive to transgender men. According to UKGuardian, it is the latest move to extend transgender rights but has angered some feminists call it “making women […]

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Cultural Beliefs About Menses/Mensturation You Didn’t Know Existed

In some historic cultures, a menstruating woman was considered sacred and powerful, with increased psychic abilities, and strong enough to heal the sick. According to the Cherokee, menstrual blood was a source of feminine strength and had the power to destroy enemies. In Ancient Rome, Pliny the Elder wrote that a menstruating woman who uncovers her […]

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Menstruation: Menstruation definition, Menstruation Period, Menstrual Pain

MENSTRUATION DEFINITION Menstruation, or period, is normal vaginal bleeding that occurs as part of a woman’s monthly cycle. Every month, your body prepares for pregnancy. If no pregnancy occurs, the uterus, or womb, sheds its lining. The menstrual blood is partly blood and partly tissue from inside the uterus. It passes out of the body […]

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Rhesus Factor: Know It And How It Can Affect Your Pregnancy

Just as there are different major blood groups, such as type A and type B, there also is an Rh factor. Rhesus (Rh) factor is an inherited protein found on the surface of red blood cells. The Rh factor is inherited—passed down through parents’ genes to their children. If the mother is Rh negative and the […]