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HPV Vaccine (Cervical Cancer Vaccine)

By JustMommies staff

In June of 2006, The Food and Drug Administration approved Gardasil -- the HPV vaccine for females between the ages of 9 and 26. In February of 2008, the FDA announced that Gardasil has been shown to help protect women against vaginal and vulvar cancers caused by HPV types 16 and 18, are believed to
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Am I at Risk for Diabetes?

By JustMommies staff

An estimated 18.2 million people in the United States have diabetes. More than half (9.3 million) are women (1). Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and if left untreated can lead to a myriad of complications. Knowing your risk factors is one tool to preventing diabetes
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By JustMommies staff

With summertime upon us, we quickly forget just how dangerous the warm sun is to our health and our families. Everyone is at risk for sunburn. Sunburn is exactly what it sounds like-literally a burn from the sun. The rays from the sun give off strong radiation. Over exposure to the sun’s radiation
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Pain in the Back: Your Child's Backpack May Not Be the Cause

By JustMommies staff

Dr. Robert Back pain is pervasive throughout the adult population. It is one of the most common reasons to visit a doctor. Young children are suffering from back pain much earlier than previously reported, and the use of overweight backpacks is a major contributing factor.
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Migraine Headaches

By JustMommies staff

Migraine headaches are a type of headache generally causing severe pain on one side of the head. The pain is often on the front part of the head around the forehead, eyes, and temples. Nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances, and sensitivity to light often accompany migraine. Migraines are thought to be
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Chronic Headaches

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Nearly everyone suffers from headaches from time to time, most often brought on by stress and muscle tension. However, some women are prone to chronic headaches, which can interfere with day-to-day life. A 2007 study published by the American Academy of Neurology found that women suffering from chronic
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