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Weight Loss

Green Tea Extract: Can green tea extract help me lose weight?

Xenical: What are the side effects of Xenical?

Chitosan: What is chitosan?

Country Mallow: What is country mallow?

Heartleaf: What is heartleaf?

Phentermine: What is phentermine?

Hoodia: Will Hoodia help me lose weight?

Womens Health

Vaginal Dryness: Are there any nonprescription products that work for vaginal dryness in postmenopausal women?

Menstrual Cramps: Are there any over-the-counter medications besides Tylenol used to treat menstrual cramps?

Vaginal Yeast Infection Treatments: Are there any treatments for a vaginal yeast infection?

Vaginal Discharge: Can the antibiotic I'm on cause a vaginal discharge?

Breast Infection: If I have a breast infection, is it still safe to breastfeed?

Phytoestrogens: What are phytoestrogens?

Cenestin: What are some side effects of Cenestin?

Evista: What are the side effects of Evista?

Sarafem: What are the side effects of Sarafem?

Bacterial Vaginosis: What is bacterial vaginosis (BV)?

Black Cohosh: What is black cohosh?

Dong Quai: What is dong quai?

Soy: What is soy?

Yeast Infections: What is the best over-the-counter medication to treat a yeast infection?

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