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Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Reproductive eAge Women: Valproic Acid and Topiramate Common

There have long been concerns regarding the safety of the anticonvulsant valproic acid (Depakote) during pregnancy.  Back in 2009, the American Academy of Neurology and American Epilepsy Society recommended against the use of valproic acid in women of childbearing age because of the various risks associated with prenatal exposure, citing significantly increased risk of congenital… Read More »

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Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »

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'Depressed vagina' is a real thing – and many women are suffering from it

If you’ve ever seen Sex and the City, you might recall an episode in which a doctor tells Charlotte that her vagina is depressed. You might have thought this was an amusing storyline, but the reality is actually much more serious. That’s because the term ‘depressed vagina’ is used by some to describe an incredibly… Read More »

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