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Arianna Huffington to Receive the Presidential Award
Arianna Huffington to Receive the Presidential Award for her Life's Accomplishments and Contributions to Women's Health at AMWA's 99th Anniversary Gala at the National Musuem of Women in the Arts, March 15th, 2014.

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Representing AMWA at the Breast Cancer Awareness Reception
AMWA President Dr. Eleni Tousimis attended the 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Reception hosted by the Vice-President.
*Picture: Vice President Biden, Dr. Eleni Tousimis, and Dr. Jill Biden

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SPECIAL CONFERENCE: The role of healthcare professionals in addressing human sex trafficking
Dec. 14-15, 2013, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., New York City
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SAVE THE DATE — AMWA Meeting 2014
AMWA's 99th Anniversary Meeting — March 14-16, 2014
Call for Posters — deadline Jan. 31, 2014
Advocacy Day — March 13, 2014
Volunteers needed to lead Advocacy Day groups

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Brain 'wired differently' in men and women
Medical News Today
Researchers have found striking differences in how men's and women's brains are wired.
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Clock is ticking: New acetaminophen combo limitations coming soon
By Jason Poquette
Beginning in January, manufacturers of combination prescription products containing acetaminophen are expected to limit their APAP content to no more than 325 mg per dose.
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Laparoscopic hysterectomy appears less painful than robotic surgery
Ob. Gyn. News
Patients who underwent a robotically assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy required significantly more postoperative analgesia than did those who had a conventional laparoscopic hysterectomy.
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New HIV/AIDS prevention methods for women needed
San Francisco Gate
High HIV infection rates among women around the world point to an urgent demand for new prevention methods that specifically address women's health needs.
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Surgery may benefit elderly women with endometrial cancer
Ob. Gyn. News
Surgery is a safe option for elderly women who have endometrial cancer, significantly extending life with a low rate of surgical complications, findings from a small study showed.
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Vitamin D may reduce depression, pain in women with Type 2 diabetes
PsychCentral
Researchers set out to determine how vitamin D supplementation might affect women with Type 2 diabetes who were also suffering from depression.
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Why HealthCare.gov should have been a mobile app
By Alex Bratton
The problem with HealthCare.gov is that younger individuals don't get their information the same way as older generations.
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