The Odon Device was inspired by a YouTube video about how to remove a cork from the inside of a wine bottle. The Odon Device hide caption

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Hormones clearly influence a women's health, but figuring out how is a tricky business. Andrew Ostrovsky/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Estrogen affects cells in the eye's retina, which may help explain a possible link between glaucoma and estrogen levels. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Urine tests are the gold standard for diagnosing bladder infections. But one common test, the urine culture, can easily miss infections. Ian Hooton/http://www.sciencesource.com/ hide caption

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The human papilloma virus causes most cervical cancers. That's why HPV testing is now recommended for women ages 30 to 65. Science Photo Library hide caption

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Women's moods can change based on the phases of their menstrual cycle. But does that mean they have a psychiatric disorder? Katherine Streeter for NPR hide caption

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Once hailed as a feminine fountain of youth, then vilified, hormone replacement therapy may finally be finding its place as a short-term treatment for menopause symptoms. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Stressed out? Who isn't? Stress can cause physical changes in the brain that may be linked to Alzheimer's. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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A broken hip like the one at left is a big health worry for older women. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Pregnant doctors are less likely than other women to deliver their babies via C-section, recent research suggests. Economists say that may be because the physician patients feel more empowered to question the obstetrician. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Sally O'Neill decided to have a double mastectomy rather than "do a wait-and-see." Richard Knox/NPR hide caption

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More than three quarters of new babies get at least a start at breast-feeding, according to the CDC. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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A mother and daughter walk home after attending a community meeting about eradicating female genital mutilation in the western Senegalese village of Diabougo. Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Becca Besaw of Austin, Texas, and Christopher Robertson of Fort Worth, Texas, protest the state's new law restricting access to abortion at a rally in Dallas on July 15. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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