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The Benefits of Strength Training for Women

written by Corey L. Lewis In the past, strength training was a male-dominated field. The possibility of looking “too masculine” has driven some women away from the benefits of strength training.  Society is changing, and many women are taking advantage of the health benefits that come from building muscle. In tandem with its physical benefits, particularly… Read More »

High-Risk Women Can Benefit From Medications to Prevent Breast Cancer

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued updated recommendations on the use of medications to reduce the risk of breast cancer. The experts recommend that clinicians should offer preventive medications to women with an elevated risk of developing breast cancer due to factors such as family history or harmful BRCA mutations, but women… Read More »

Increased Identification of Women with Perinatal Depression, But Still Room for Improvement

Over the last decade, public awareness of the mental health challenges women face has grown tremendously, and we can say with certainty that we have succeeded in putting this important topic firmly on the medical map.  Still, the field of women’s mental health faces important challenges. How can we best serve women and the clinicians… Read More »