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Women's Health

Defend the derma: Protect your skin from summer hazards

Like a plant in spring, we like to shed our winter-heavy clothes and do our best to absorb the sun.

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Supreme Court votes in favor of clinics in Texas abortion case

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down Texas abortion laws Monday in the first major abortion case in nearly a decade.

Posted: June 28, 2016
Reproductive health advocates want state funding restored

New Jersey lawmakers, family planning providers and patients are championing to restore millions of dollars in funding for reproductive health services to the state's 2016 fiscal budget.

Posted: May 12, 2016
Understanding heart disease in women

Heart disease is the number one killer of women. While both men and women are affected by heart disease, the warning signs and symptoms can be quite different.

Posted: February 15, 2016
Research offers hope for better cervical cancer treatment

Sharon Lake was running her fingers through her hair while she was reading the newspaper in November 2014. As she did so, curly brown strands came away with her hand and landed on the paper in front of her.

Posted: January 29, 2016
Autism studies in girls, women getting more attention

Krista Lamando sat on a couch on a recent Friday afternoon, covered in blankets and content doing something she excels at - figuring out puzzles.

Posted: January 18, 2016
Cancer survivors show resilience, share experiences and stories

Her part of the story was over. The story she was writing, that is. Christina Baker Kline finished writing her latest novel, “Orphan Train,” in 2012. She was already an established novelist, having written four other books.

Posted: October 05, 2015
AtlantiCare kicks off breast cancer awareness month with women's health event

The support from friends, family and the Cape May community was important to Carol Fragale Brill when she battled uterine cancer last year. The Lower Township resident found herself facing a scary situation, one that hundreds of women in the state are estimated to face this year.

Posted: September 27, 2015
South Jersey moms promote breastfeeding from the start

On Christmas Day, Sarah Cowan, of Cape May Court House, got a present in the form of her newborn baby boy, Harry IV.

Posted: August 09, 2015
Hax: Pregnant gals need pals to share feelings

Adapted from a recent online discussion.

Posted: June 23, 2015
Dr. Nina: More ways to remind Mom we love her

Moms have superpowers. Mompower goes beyond ordinary to extraordinary to nurture at every turn. How about those supreme abilities to meet all of life's daily demands while patiently engaging in the moment with us? Don't forget the ability to cure by kissing our boo-boos, the sixth sense of "just knowing" what we need, the insight and wisdom for processing the dynamics of life, the power to speak with their eyes and supersonic hearing. They are our superheroes.

Posted: May 04, 2015
Atlantic County moms work through pregnancies, manage stress right

There are plenty of things to worry about when you're pregnant. Now you can add one more: Is your work environment hurting your unborn child?

Posted: April 27, 2015
Is your job hurting your unborn baby?

There are plenty of things to worry about when you're pregnant. Now you can add one more: Is your work environment hurting your unborn child?

Updated: August 07, 2015 - 8:45 pm
Mullica woman lives, teaches disability rights

Muscular dystrophy has restricted Lydia Fecteau’s physical movements, but not her intellect or career.

Posted: November 09, 2014
When healing is a stretch: Yoga classes can help breast cancer patients heal their bodies and minds

Therapeutic yoga instructor Dr. Robyn Tiger worked one-on-one with Anne Neustadter during a recent early weekday morning.

Posted: October 06, 2014
Gluten-free beauty products the height of healthy fashion

Amy Soergel's lip gloss was making her sick. The problem, she realized, was gluten - hydrologized wheat protein, to be exact. Then she went to the hairdresser who used a shampoo that made her neck burn. Again, it contained gluten.

Posted: April 14, 2014
Women at greater risk for Alzheimer's

Women face a 1 in 6 chance of developing Alzheimer's disease at 65, a much greater risk than men, according to an annual report by the Alzheimer's Association.

Posted: April 07, 2014
Gwyneth Paltrow and Shailene Woodley bring attention to practice of 'oil pulling'

You know that oil you've got stored in your pantry - the one you use to cook with? It turns out it could be used for something else entirely. But be warned: It's a trend that doesn't sound too tasty.

Posted: April 07, 2014
Hospital director in denial about heart attack symptoms

ST. LOUIS - The day after Helen Sandkuhl's heart attack, she recalled all the mistakes she'd made. Startling because, "I could have died," she said.

Posted: February 24, 2014
 

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Abby Lifts Inc

1545 Route 37 W Ste 8
Toms River, NJ 08755

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Atlantic Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates

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Galloway, NJ 08205

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AtlantiCare

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Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234

Phone: 609-407-2273

Audibel Hearing

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Galloway, NJ 08205

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Cape May County Department of Aging

Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Phone: 609-886-8138

Cape Regional Medical Center

207 Court House South Dennis Rd
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Phone: 609-465-2001

Coastal Jersey Eye Center

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Linwood, NJ 08221

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Jack Facciolo, D.O.

I Secluded Lane
Rio Grande, NJ 08242

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Nazha Cancer Center

436 Chris Gaupp Dr Ste 101
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-652-2004

Paolini Lawrence Do

105 N Main St
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

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The Health Center At Galloway

66 W Jimmie Leeds Rd
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-748-9100

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Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Phone: 609-625-4878