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Dr. Anthony S. Fauci to speak at
AMWA's 99th Anniversary Meeting

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Medical Women's International Association (MWIA) Update
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REGISTOR NOW — AMWA Meeting 2014
AMWA's 99th Anniversary Meeting — March 14-16, 2014
Ritz Carlton, Washington, D.C. — Register Now!
Call for Posters — deadline Jan. 31, 2014
Advocacy Day — March 13, 2014
Volunteers needed to lead Advocacy Day groups

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A warm thanks from AMWA
Thanks to all who contributed to AMWA's Indiegogo Campaign to raise funds to stop Human Sex Trafficking. We raised over $20,000 and work can now begin on the educational campaign to raise awareness among healthcare providers!
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Bouncing Back & Bouncing Forward: Restoring Your Resilience
If you want to be excellent, enthusiastic and effective — at work and at home — and yet you'd like to catch your breath or even sit and think or plan sometime... tune into AMWA’s teleseminar on Feb. 6 to find out how.
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NEWS IN WOMEN'S HEALTH

Study: Greater health spending helps men more than women
HealthDay News via U.S. News & World Report
Increased health spending in developed countries tends to benefit men more than women.
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What is different about women's health?
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Until recently, a large percentage of medical knowledge came from studies of predominantly male populations, but slowly, the scientific community has realized the need for research focusing specifically on women.
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High blood pressure may be worse for women
HealthDay News via Health Magazine
High blood pressure might be more dangerous for women than men, a study suggests.
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Many Hispanic women unaware of heart disease risk factors
Journal of Women's Health via HealthDay News and Health Magazine
Hispanic women tend to be less informed than white women about the link between being obese or overweight and increased risk for heart disease, a new study finds.
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Medical school education challenges
By Rosemary Sparacio
It is no secret that the cost of medical school education has skyrocketed, and enrolling in a medical school in the U.S. is difficult.
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Higher breast cancer rates among white women down to lifestyle
British Journal of Cancer via The Guardian
Women's lifestyles, including how heavily they drink and how many children they have, are the reason why white females have higher rates of breast cancer than black and south Asian women, a new study finds.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
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    Hormone levels in women using contraception affect nerve activity involved in vessel constriction (The Algamest)
Decision aids reduce mammograms among older women (Reuters)
Calcium + vitamin D failed to reduce hip fracture, colorectal cancer risk (Healio)
New cervical cancer analysis offers clues on role of HPV (The Huffington Post)
Cancer-linked flame retardants eased out of furniture in 2014 (Scientific American)

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