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Women's health behaviors and health promotion

This section considers studies regarding all aspects of women’s lifestyle decisions, including fitness, exercise, nutrition, osteoporosis, smoking, disease prevention, and other related aspects.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    African American women report insufficient physical activity and are disproportionally burdened by associated disease conditions; indicating the need for innovative approaches to promote physical activity in t...

    Authors: Rodney P Joseph, Colleen Keller, Marc A Adams and Barbara E Ainsworth

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:30

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    A number of factors have been identified which might influence the variation observed in climacteric symptoms in peri- and post-menopausal women. We examined the role of the distressed or Type-D personality an...

    Authors: Erika Borkoles, Nick Reynolds, Chantal F Ski, Lilly Stojanovska, David R Thompson and Remco CJ Polman

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:18

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Despite liberalization of the Nepal abortion law, young women continue to experience barriers to safe abortion services. We hypothesize that marital status may differentially impact such barriers, given the so...

    Authors: Kathryn L Andersen, Ram Chandra Khanal, Alexandra Teixeira, Shailes Neupane, Sharad Sharma, Valerie N Acre and Maria F Gallo

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:17

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    There is growing evidence that preconception care may have an important role in preventing short and long term adverse health consequences for women and their offspring. This is particularly the case for women...

    Authors: Amie Steel, Jayne Lucke and Jon Adams

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:14

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