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I Am A Winner
I went for my yearly mammogram after missing it for two years straight; a few days later, I was getting a biopsy. The doctor gave me a Valium to relax me, then he took me down to the mammogram machine, and I stood there while he marked the spots with wire. By the the fourth wire...
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Virtually unheard of in wealthier nations, obstetric fistulas (a hole in the birth canal) are caused by prolonged, obstructed labor.
Many women who experience an obstetric fistula suffer from incontinence, shame, social isolation and health problems. You can help.
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Don't Ignore It
At 38 I felt the lump. I have family members with fibroids so I ignored it and chalked it up to genetics. Also, I felt healthy and didn't have insurance. Just 6 days before my 40th birthday, I went to my family doctor for extreme pain in my hip joint. My fiance encouraged me to have the doctor look at the lump...
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