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(BPT) - It was in the fall of 2007 when Nicole, 26, felt a large mass in her abdomen. At first she ignored it, hoping it was nothing; she was a healthy, active woman in her 20s. However, when the mass didn’t go away, she realized she needed to see a doctor. In January 2008, after many tests …

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(BPT) - Most women learn how to manage their periods beginning in their teenage years, often juggling work and school with an extra tampon or two on hand. However, for many women, managing a period often becomes a major burden due to symptoms stemming from uterine fibroids as they get into t…

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(BPT) - Imagine having the worst anxiety whenever you leave the house because you never know when you're going to be driving or walking and the urge to go to the bathroom is going to hit you. That is what it can be like for some people living with ulcerative colitis (UC), a disease that can …

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