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Binge Drinking Among Women Is Both Dangerous And Overlooked

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Infants used to be born at home to traditional midwives. Mónica Ortiz Uribe hide caption

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Mexico Aims To Save Babies And Moms With Modern Midwifery

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Betty Daniel gets a routine yearly mammogram from mammography tech Stella Palmer at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago in 2012. Heather Charles/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Breast Cancer: What We Learned In 2012

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Currently, you need a doctor's prescription to purchase emergency contraception, such as Plan B, if you are under 17. AP hide caption

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A mammographer prepares a screen-film mammography test for patient Alicia Maldonado at a hospital in Los Angeles. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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With Routine Mammograms, Some Breast Cancers May Be Overtreated

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Freezing Eggs To Make Babies Later Moves Toward Mainstream

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Mitt Romney's comments on abortion have surprised those on both sides of the issue. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Romney's Remarks On Abortion Cause A Stir

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A contractor designed the Squatty Potty to help his mother get closer to the squatting position on the john. Courtesy of Squatty Potty hide caption

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Doreen Ramogola-Masire, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Botswana, hopes that a simple, quick screen for cervical cancer with vinegar will catch the disease early and save women's lives. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Botswana Doctors Stop Cervical Cancer With A Vinegar Swab

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Mammograms may pose a particular risk to women with genetic mutations that predispose them to breast cancer. Bill Branson/National Cancer Institute hide caption

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