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Press Release: New AHRQ Study Estimates That Some Pregnant Women are Prescribed Drugs Which May Be Considered Unsafe During Pregnancy.
New Study: Research! America's latest survey Women's Attitudes on Health Research had some of the following results:
What disease do you believe is the most common cause of death in women?
Heart Disease 47%
Don't Know 4%
Overall, how well do you feel you are coping, or did cope, with menopause?
Very Well 62%
Somewhat Well 27%
Not Well 10%
Don't Know 1%
Do you think a woman's quality of life improves or dimishes after menopause?
Strongly Improves 23%
Somewhat Improves 32%
Somewhat Diminishes 14%
Strongly Diminishes 4%
Makes No Difference 12%
Don't Know 15%