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  • Women in your 40s, here’s the info you need!

    Women in your 40s, here’s the info you need!

    We continue our series with Dr. Melanie Santos about questions women may want to ask their primary care doctors. Our focus this month: Women in their 40s.

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  • Women: Talk to your doctor about your risk for heart disease

    Women: Talk to your doctor about your risk for heart disease

    Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death for women in the United States. Let your primary care provider become your partner in managing risk factors.

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  • The stroke-hormone link: What women should know

    The stroke-hormone link: What women should know

    Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death for women. Hormones and hormone replacement therapy can play a role. Here’s what you should know.

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  • Providence Everett’s Labor & Delivery Center is a one-stop shop for pregnancy care

    Providence Everett’s Labor & Delivery Center is a one-stop shop for pregnancy care

    We offer care for every step of the pregnancy care process, friendly and knowledgeable nurses, and state-of-the-art neonatal care.

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  • Women and migraines: the hormone connection

    Women and migraines: the hormone connection

    Women are three times more likely than men to get migraine headaches. Learn what triggers migraine attacks and how to reduce their impact on your life.

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  • One woman’s story: Staying grounded, resilient in adversity

    One woman’s story: Staying grounded, resilient in adversity

    Chrys Nguyen credits her upbringing and frame of mind in staying grounded during life’s challenges. Read her story and celebrate Women’s History Month.

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  • What is endometriosis?

    What is endometriosis?

    These articles from Providence Women’s Health experts can help you better understand endometriosis from diagnosis through treatment.

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  • Attend virtual education event for gynecologic cancer care

    Attend virtual education event for gynecologic cancer care

    Gynecologic cancer patients and their caregivers are invited to attend a free, virtual education event on March 9.

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  • Spread the word: Heart disease affects women differently

    Spread the word: Heart disease affects women differently

    Heart disease is the #1 cause of death for women in the U.S., but many don’t realize it. Learn what you should know about your heart health.

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  • Put your heart first this Valentine’s Day

    Put your heart first this Valentine’s Day

    Be your own Valentine with some simple strategies to make self-care a regular part of your routine. Learn more about its impact on women’s health.

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  • Clinical trial aims to help premenopausal women at risk for ovarian cancer

    Clinical trial aims to help premenopausal women at risk for ovarian cancer

    Researchers at Providence Cancer Institute are studying how well two surgical procedures work in reducing the risk of ovarian cancer for women with BRCA1 mutations.

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  • Saint John’s launches fellowship to guide the next generation of breast surgical oncologists

    Saint John’s launches fellowship to guide the next generation of breast surgical oncologists

    Saint John’s Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center is expanding its clinical opportunities for post-residency graduates through its inaugural Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship.

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  • Does metabolism slow down for women as they age?

    Does metabolism slow down for women as they age?

    Providence experts explain how metabolism changes over time for women, why it changes and what you can do to stay healthy and fit.

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  • Cat Zingano’s 5 health tips for 2022

    Cat Zingano’s 5 health tips for 2022

    Bellator fighter Cat Zingano shares tips for how everyone can have a healthier new year.

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  • Jenny’s story: A young mother’s journey through cancer and COVID-19

    Jenny’s story: A young mother’s journey through cancer and COVID-19

    How Providence caregivers helped a young mother of four navigate COVID-19 and overcome a devastating cancer diagnosis.

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  • Tips for a more environmentally responsible holiday season

    Tips for a more environmentally responsible holiday season

    The holiday season produces large amounts of waste. Learn how you can celebrate the holidays and protect the Earth.

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  • Robot-assisted surgery and recovery for a patient with endometrial cancer

    Robot-assisted surgery and recovery for a patient with endometrial cancer

    Robot-assisted surgeries reduce pain and hospital recovery time. Learn more about this technology and hear about a patient's journey of recovering from a hysterectomy.

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  • Put yourself and your health first this winter

    Put yourself and your health first this winter

    Stress and burnout can have serious impacts on your physical and mental health. Discover how self-care can help you stay healthy and well.

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  • Does having a hysterectomy make you age faster?

    Does having a hysterectomy make you age faster?

    Hysterectomies are common and often associated with menopause, but they can increase aging and risks for age-related conditions. Learn more.

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  • Preparing for baby's arrival with a comprehensive birth plan

    Preparing for baby's arrival with a comprehensive birth plan

    Birth plans help you plan for the unexpected and feel safer going into labor. Learn how to build the best birth plan for you.

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