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Fatty plaque (shown here in yellow) blocks about 60 percent of this coronary artery's width. The increasing thickness of artery walls is just one factor that can increase vulnerability to a heart attack or stroke. Prof. P.M. Motta/G. Macchiarelli, S.A. Nottola/Science Source hide caption

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Possible Heart Benefits Of Taking Estrogen Get Another Look

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'Girls & Sex' And The Importance Of Talking To Young Women About Pleasure

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Supporters of abortion rights rallied Wednesday outside the U.S. Supreme Court, where justices heard arguments about a Texas law that imposed health and safety requirements on clinics in the state. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Women Blast CDC's Advice To Use Birth Control If Drinking Alcohol

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These fiber-rich foods altogether offer about 28.5 grams, or a woman's daily recommended intake. Clockwise from top left: one pear, 6 grams of fiber; medium artichoke, 7 grams; 1 ounce of popcorn, 3.5 grams; 1 medium sweet potato, 4 grams; 1 cup edamame, 8 grams. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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A Diet High In Fiber May Help Protect Against Breast Cancer

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Five-month-old Ronan Amador rides in a carrier with his mother, Elizabeth Mahoney, during a Planned Parenthood rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol on March 7, 2013, in Austin. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Texans Try To Repair Damage Wreaked Upon Family Planning Clinics

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A doula is trained to provide advice and support for women through pregnancy and childbirth. Mike Harrington/Getty Images hide caption

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Doula Support For Pregnant Women Could Improve Care, Reduce Costs

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