Alexandra Sifferlin

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More Women Are Having Heart Attacks During Pregnancy and Birth

The number of women who have heart attacks during pregnancy or childbirth is on the rise, according to a new study
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How a Drug For Pets May Help Prevent Zika and Malaria

A new study suggests that medicines already used for pets to protect against fleas and ticks could offer similar protection for humans
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There's No Link Between Birth Control and Depression, Study Says

A new study of the best available scientific evidence suggests there's no link between birth control and depression.
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What Will the Country's New Health Secretary Mean for Women’s Health?

Alex Azar’s influence on women’s access to contraception and abortion services is undetermined, but pro-life groups praised the pick
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The Top 5 Diets to Try in 2018, According to Experts

New annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report reveal that the best diets for 2018 is a tie, with the Mediterranean Diet and DASH Diet in first place
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Five People Die After Getting Weight Loss Balloons to Treat Obesity

The FDA reports that five people have died after getting weight loss balloons inserted in their bodies to reduce obesity

Artificial Sweeteners Are Linked to Weight Gain—Not Weight Loss

A new study suggests people who regularly consumed artificially-sweetened beverages had a higher risk for health issues like weight gain, obesity, diabetes and heart disease