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Women’s Health

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Socializing Helps Women’s Group Stay Fit

Finding the motivation to exercise can be the hardest part of staying fit. But a group of women found that working together, and sharing more than fitness goals, can be a big help.

06/25/2012

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Court Reviews Texas Planned Parenthood Funding Ban

An attorney for the state argued Thursday that a federal judge improperly barred Texas from enforcing a new rule excluding Planned Parenthood clinics from participating in a taxpayer-funded women’s health program.

06/07/2012

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Court Reviews Planned Parenthood Funding Ban

A federal appeals court will review a new Texas rule that prohibits Planned Parenthood groups from participating in a taxpayer-funded program providing health care and family planning services to low-income women.

06/07/2012

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DFW Women’s Health Clinics Start To Close

North Texas woman are already feeling the fallout from the funding fight for women’s health clinics. Some clinics are starting to close, leaving other clinics forced to pick up the slack.

05/18/2012

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Judge: Texas Can’t Cut Funds To Planned Parenthood

A federal appeals judge says Texas cannot ban Planned Parenthood from receiving state funds.

05/04/2012

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Less People Registering For Breast Cancer Races

Organizers of Race for the Cure events — runs and walks that account for large fundraising — have seen participation drop by as much as 30 percent.

04/20/2012

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State Drops Federal Funding For Women’s Health

Texas officials have proposed phasing out federal funding for the women’s health program after Washington said it’s illegal to ban Planned Parenthood.

04/17/2012

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Texas Looks To Fund Health Program Without Feds

Governor Rick Perry directed state officials to look for money to keep the Medicaid Women’s Health Program, even if federal funding is revoked.

03/09/2012

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Black Girls Run! On the Move To Get Women Healthy

CBS 11 News followed a running group you may have spotted in Fort Worth’s Cowtown Marathon this past weekend. Black Girls Run! is a group of North Texas women who are on the move to get African American women healthy.

02/27/2012

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Komen Official Quits After Planned Parenthood Dispute

An executive with the Susan G. Komen For the Cure breast cancer charity has resigned after a dispute over funding for Planned Parenthood.

02/07/2012

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Study Says Lumpectomy Can Lead To More Surgery

A new study found that women who undergo a partial mastectomy — often called a lumpectomy — often require more surgery after the original procedure.

02/01/2012

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Study Says That Woman’s G-Spot Doesn’t Exist

A new study that delved through 60 years worth of research has showed that you need not look any further find a woman’s G-spot. Because it doesn’t exist.

01/25/2012

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