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For Expecting Moms With Opioid Addiction, Health Starts With Compassion

Opioid addiction treatment for pregnant women can be hard to get. Some providers consider pregnant women to be too high-risk, and misinformation abounds about what treatments are safe. Learn how UH is working to help these women and their babies.

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Addressing the Health Crisis of Black Maternal Death and Infant Mortality

The U.S. has some of the worst rates of infant and maternal mortality among the world's developed nations, and racial disparities play a major role in the health outcomes for mothers and babies.

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How Your OB-GYN Can Help Protect Your Heart

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, more than all cancers combined. Your OB-GYN can play a key role in helping detect heart disease early on. Learn more.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Preventing Cervical Cancer

The good news about cervical cancer is that it’s completely preventable through the HPV vaccine and screening.

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Reimagining Health Care

The UH Rainbow Center for Women & Children delivers supportive pediatric and women’s health services all under one roof.

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11 Health Screening Tests Every Woman Should Have

Doctors recommend these health screenings to prevent, detect and treat diseases and maintain optimal health.

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What It Means For Your Health If You Have Dense Breasts

Did your last mammogram report say you have dense breasts? You may require additional screening tests to detect breast cancer. Talk to your doctor.

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How Breast Density Can Increase Your Cancer Risk

Getting an annual mammogram is every woman's best defense against breast cancer. A mammogram is the only medical imaging test proven to reduce breast cancer deaths. But when should you start getting a mammogram?

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