Latest Women's Health Shows

I Have Frequent Headaches – Am I Normal?

Sep 7, 2017

Headaches can often stop you from going about your day because of the pain it can cause. But as painful as they can be, Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says headaches are common—if they occur less than twice a weekly. If your headaches are coming in more than twice a week, that is not normal. Learn what ...

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Natural Remedies for Period Pains

Aug 31, 2017

For ages, women have found natural ways for coping with monthly menstrual cramps. A hot water bottle is a classic natural remedy. Same with a hot bath. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones suggests a number of common natural treatments for period pains, along with some other, perhaps lesser...

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Editing Genes in Human Embryos to Prevent Genetic Disease

Aug 24, 2017

If you knew you had a genetic illness that could pass onto your biological children, do you know what options are available to prevent transmission? Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explores some of the techniques available to parents that can prevent genetic disease in the embryo, as well as new ...

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Eating Healthy During Pregnancy

Aug 17, 2017

When you're pregnant and eating for two, a healthy diet becomes much more critical. Unpasteurized milk and cheese? Nope. Fish? OK. Sugars? Don't overdo it. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones helps you learn the dos and don'ts for keeping a healthy diet during pregnancy....

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Women's Contraception Options and How They Work

Aug 10, 2017

Women have been controlling their fertility for thousands of years, but none were tried and true until "the pill" came along in the 1960s. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks with OBGYN physician Dr. Jennifer Kaiser about the most common, ongoing methods for controlling fertility, including Plan B, Ella,...

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Women's Health: Keeping Your Bones Strong as You Age

Aug 3, 2017

Older women are particularly vulnerable to fragility fractures as their bones thin with age. Recent studies show touted vitamin supplements don't actually work. Women's expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says regular exercise and adopting healthy diet habits can make a big difference. Learn other ...

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Baby Boomers Should Test for Hepatitis C

Jul 27, 2017

One in 25 baby boomers (people born between 1945 and '65) test positive for hepatitis C. It's the most common chronic blood-borne pathogen and the most common cause of chronic liver disease or liver cancer. Once you've contracted it, it doesn't go away. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains why baby ...

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