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Hair loss in women: right diagnosis leads to the right treatment
There are over 100 reasons to lose hair and determining the exact cause is essential in order to initiate the proper treatment. Many hair loss conditions are treated differently – so getting a specific diagnosis is critical.

How to spend less time sitting
Evidence is accumulating for an important new health message: get out of your seat. Even for people who exercise regularly, spending too much time sitting may be a health risk.

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A Question of Health

This month's topic: Summer fitness: what you need to know about warm weather workouts
Summer is a great time for outdoor activities, but it has its own challenges: extreme heat, humidity, poor air quality and the sun’s UV rays are just a few of the things to consider when planning a warm weather workout. Registered kinesiologist Faith Delos-Reyes, program coordinator and exercise specialist with the Women's Cardiovascular Health Initiative at Women's College Hospital, offers tips on avoiding the hazards of summer fitness.

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WCH study identifies mortality risk factors linked to very early stage breast cancer
Ductal carcinoma in situ – a very early stage of breast cancer sometimes called stage 0 breast cancer – may have more in common with invasive forms of cancer than previously thought, including the potential to spread to other organs...

Study finds no bone health benefits from high-dose vitamin D in postmenopausal women
A new study found that high doses of vitamin D provided only a small increase in calcium absorption after one year, and did not improve bone mineral density, muscle mass or muscle function, and had no effect on incidence of falls...

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