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Cancer of the Uterus

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What is cancer of the uterus? Normally, healthy cells that make up the body's tissues grow, divide, and replace themselves on a regular basis. This keeps the body healthy. Sometimes certain cells de...

May 2011

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Endometrial Hyperplasia

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What is endometrial hyperplasia? Endometrial hyperplasia is a condition that occurs when the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows too much. It is a benign (not cancer) condition. In some cases, ...

May 2011

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How to Tell When Labor Begins

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What happens when labor begins? As labor begins, the cervix opens (dilates). The uterus, which contains muscle, contracts at regular intervals. When it contracts, the abdomen becomes hard. Between t...

May 2011

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Cesarean Birth

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What is cesarean birth? Cesarean birth is the delivery of a baby through incisions made in the mother's abdomen and uterus. Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum Care What is cesarean birth? ...

May 2011

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Getting in Shape After Your Baby Is Born

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What are the benefits of exercising after having a baby? Daily exercise can help restore muscle strength and firm up your body. Exercise can make you less tired because it raises your energy level a...

May 2011

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Exercise and Fitness

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What are the benefits of exercise? Regular exercise can provide the following health benefits: Reduce the risk of heart disease by strengthening your heart, lowering cholesterol, and decreasing bloo...

May 2011

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Your Sexual Health

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What causes sexual problems in women? Some common causes of sexual problems in women include the following: Aging—A woman's libido (another term for interest in and desire for sex) and sexual activi...

May 2011

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