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Uterine Fibroids Take Heavy Toll on Women, Survey Finds

But many delay seeing doctor for years because of concerns about treatmentsBy Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter http://consumer.healthday.com/women-s-health-information-34/fibroids-news-309/uterine-fibroids-take-heavy-toll-on-women-survey-finds-680933.html THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) — Women with uterine fibroids wait more than three years on average before seeking treatment, even though symptoms often interfere … Continue reading

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Press release: Large-Scale Survey of Women with Uterine Fibroids Reveals Significant Impact on Quality of Life and Workplace Performance and Desire for Less Invasive Treatment Options

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Woman Treated In Focused Ultrasound Clinical Trial Shares Her Story

NBC Chicago talks to Jennifer, a uterine fibroid patient who took part in a focused ultrasound clinical trial. She speaks about her experience a day after doctors at the University of Chicago treated her two fibroids, one the size of … Continue reading

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Fibroid Relief Launches New Web Site

At Fibroid Relief, we are excited to share our new web site with you. We anticipate that the revamped presentation will help us reach even more women with valuable information about fibroids and the available treatment options. The new site features … Continue reading

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Fibroid Relief Panelist Discusses Natural Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids

Fibroid Relief frequently receives inquiries from women wanting to learn more about natural treatment options for uterine fibroids. We are fortunate to be able to share this video clip that offers a wonderful overview of the different natural approaches available. … Continue reading

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Here We/I Go Again!

“It was a dark and stormy night…” Alright, it wasn’t!  Hmmmm, wait, let’s see… “It was an Africa-hot and raindrop-sized sweat-ball-inducing humid Wednesday!” Well, whatever…the point is, I am under-the-gun (again) and am feeling quite challenged with ‘what to write’ … Continue reading

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Maybe This Will Be The Week

Mother’s Day marked the start of National Women’s Health Week.  May 9th thru May 15th (this week) has been  designated  as THE time allotted for all women to evaluate and put into action their pursuits toward living a healthier life. … Continue reading

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A Word By Any Other Name

“Did  you know that Uterine Fibroids represent the single-most prevalent benign condition that a woman faces…in our nation??” This was the exact sentance that I penned in last weeks blog, but it took my husbands kind and caring sensibilities to … Continue reading

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Health Reform, Women, Learning More…and doing something!

I’ve taken to funneling these rants into reading and learning more about the reform initiatives but more importantly, how I can be one of the many that together can affect change in this system for women. The National Women’s Law Center has some fantastic facts and information, as well as ways to get involved by Contacting your Congress-person.

I was particularly interested in their Why Women Need Health Reform Fact Sheet that emphasizes that “Women Struggle to Find Coverage for the Benefits They Need”….most of you out there know exactly how true this concept is….sigh…. Continue reading

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