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The Doctors

May '15
Should You Have a Hysterectomy?
OB-GYN Dr. Jennifer Ashton explains why one in five hysterectomies might be unnecessary, according to one study. Learn the important questions you should ask before undergoing the procedure.

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Good Morning America

May '15
Dr. Ashton weighs in on Duchess Catherine's rapid hospital discharge: 10 hours from push to palace!
ABC News' senior medical contributor Dr. Jennifer Ashton confirms the U.K. model of labor and delivery is different from what most moms experience in the United States.

"In the U.K., it?s not as unusual," Ashton said of Kate's quick hospital discharge. "Here [in the United States], it?s pretty much a land-speed record. Most women stay in the hospital two nights because that?s what most insurance plans cover.

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Good Morning America

March '15
Angelina Jolie Underwent Surgery to Have Ovaries Removed
Angelina Jolie underwent preventative surgery to have her ovaries and Fallopian tubes removed because of cancer fears, she wrote in a New York Times op-ed.

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Good Morning America

March '15
Heart Healthy Habits and Kids
We know Heart disease is the #1 killer of men and women, worldwide, but when exactly does that start? How far back do we need to go to prevent becoming a statistic? Today I discuss the results of a study in Circulation which looked at the Cardiovascular Health metrics of young children. It looked at diet, BP, BMI and cholesterol....The good news is that by making some easy dietary changes become habits with kids, we can reverse or prevent the trend of obesity, high BP, cholesterol and atherosclerosis later...

The Doctors

February '15
Woman Born with Double Female Anatomy
Michelle, 43, was born with double female anatomy ? two uteri, two cervixes and two vaginas. She joins The Doctors to find out if she?s destined to suffer from a continued life of double women-troubles.

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Good Morning America

November '14
Dr. Ashton discusses promising new treatment for thinning hair...


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Good Morning America

September '14
Kate Middleton's Hyperemesis Gravidarum Explained
"Sometimes subsequent pregnancies have it starting sooner, lasting longer and being more severe," said Ashton, adding that the debilitating pregnancy disorder is morning sickness "like a hurricane is a little bit of rain."

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Good Morning America

August '14
Dr. Ashton talks about breakthru drug for treating congestive heart failure.
Experimental drug could be a game-changer against a disease that affects millions of Americans.

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Good Morning America

August '14
Dr. Ashton discusses Joan Rivers' cardiac arrest
Comedy legend's daughter, Melissa, asks "that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers."

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Good Morning America

July '14
What All Parents Should Know About Concussions
Dr. Jen Ashton visited "Heads Up," a program partnering with the NFL to teach parents about football safety.

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Good Morning America

June '14
Pregnant Olympian Runs at US Championship
Alysia Montano came in last place, saying she wasn't in it to win but to keep herself fit for labor.

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Good Morning America

May '14
Meteorologist Describes Suffering Stroke at Age 24
Bri Winkler is on a mission to inform people that a stroke can hit at any age.

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Good Morning America

May '14
Health Benefits of Eating Clay
It's actually not a celebrity fad! I learned about eating clay, or Geophagia, in my Masters Degree in Nutrition Class at Columbia University. Clay (not dirt) has calcium, copper, zinc and other minerals in it, and is reported to soothe upset stomachs, aid anemia, and neutralize acidity in the GI tract. Like everything in medicine and nutrition, debate exists. Women all over the US and in Sub-saharan Africa eat clay regularly, especially during pregnancy. Here is a summary of what the medical/nutritional literature has found on this practice... Read on >>

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The Doctors

May '14
PCOS
A woman suffering from severe issues related to PCOS comes to my office...multiple issues including severe facial hair, acne, obesity, insulin resistance- all being targeted with a multi-disciplinary approach!

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The Doctors

May '14
How much weight should you gain during pregnancy
Are you confused about how much weight you should gain during pregnancy? Are you stressed that you will not grow a healthy baby if you eat too little or too much? Do you think that weight gained during pregnancy will be forever 'fat'? Is it possible for a woman to not gain ANY weight during pregnancy??
Take a look..>>>
What is a normal amount of weight gain during pregnancy? Board-Certified OB/GYN Dr. Jennifer Ashton shares her thoughts

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GMA

May '14
Did Miley Cyrus really have an allergic reaction?
While we don't know the inside private medical info about her specific case, and I do not speculate on health issues affecting celebrities directly (I only comment on a general basis), something seems odd to me about this case. I explain the range of allergic reactions to antibiotics on GMA >>>

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The Doctors

April '14
Debating College Women's Priorities
Susan Patton, a mother of two and Princeton University alum, created buzz on and off campus when she wrote an open letter in 2013 to "The Daily Princetonian" advising female students to secure a spouse before graduation. She has since authored a book called "Marry Smart: Advice for Finding THE ONE" ? which includes passages encouraging teen girls to undergo pre-college plastic surgery to help land a husband and young women to have babies before pursuing their careers. The Doctors and Susan debate her controversial views on women's priorities.

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Good Morning America

April '14
Pollen Vortex: Allergy Season Peaks Early
Long winter and delayed spring are making allergies worse.

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The Doctors

February '14
Surprise for Veteran's Girlfriend
Joe, a retired Army sergeant, lost his right leg after his Humvee set off an explosive device in Afghanistan. Nicole, his girlfriend, has been a source of comfort to Joe for the last five years. After The Doctors treat Nicole to a holiday beauty makeover, she reveals her brand new look ? just in time for a major holiday surprise from Joe!

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The Doctors

January '14
Naked Co-Ed Yoga?!
Is your "downward dog" looking to get down and dirty? The Doctors get frank about yoga in the buff!

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The Doctors

January '14
Mistress Shaming Website?!
Has someone cheated on you? Some women are fighting back by exposing alleged mistresses online! Plus, can cheating be bad for your health?

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The Doctors

January '14
Living Without a Colon
When Terry was diagnosed with colon cancer 17 years ago, doctors removed her entire colon. Now, Terry has to go to the bathroom 10 to 20 times a day. Find out what nutritional plan The Doctors recommend for Terry. Plus, what do strangers accuse her of doing at restaurants?

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The Doctors

January '14
Family With Special Needs Gets Big Surprise
Jessica and Victor have their hands full caring for three children -- two of which have special needs. After Jessica suffered a heart attack recently that doctors attributed to stress, she and her family were in need of a break. See The Doctors huge surprise that will help this family get moving in the right direction.

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The Doctors

January '14
Nonsurgical Treatment for Fibroids
Interventional radiologist Dr. John Lipman explains uterine artery embolization, a nonsurgical outpatient procedure for treating uterine fibroids.

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The Doctors

January '14
Baby Products for Adults
From baby oil and baby powder to diaper cream and more, learn how baby products could help boost your beauty ... and your bank account!

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The Doctors

January '14
Cynthia Bailey Battle with Fibroids Pt. 1
The Real Housewives of Atlanta's Cynthia Bailey opens up about her 14-year struggle with uterine fibroids -- a painful and embarrassing medical condition that affects nearly 75 percent of all women at some point in their lives. Learn what uterine fibroids are, and the common symptoms they cause.

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The Doctors

January '14
Nonsurgical Treatment for Fibroids
Interventional radiologist Dr. John Lipman explains uterine artery embolization, a nonsurgical outpatient procedure for treating uterine fibroids.

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The Doctors

January '14
How To Make Human Body Cheese
Using bacteria collected from some of the smelliest parts of the human body, researcher Christina Agapakis was able to produce actual cheese! Learn why she did it. Plus, does body cheese taste like regular cheese?

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The Doctors

January '14
Ask The Vet: Pet CPR
Learn your ABC's! Veterinarian Dr. Courtney Campbell demonstrates the techniques that could save your pet's life

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The Doctors

January '14
Three Holiday Health Hazards
From decorating accidents to foodborne illnesses, hospital emergency rooms see their fair share of folks whose holiday has taken a turn for the worse. The Doctors share three common holiday health hazards and give tips on how to avoid them this season.

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The Doctors

January '14
Which is Worse: Holiday Drinks
Which is worse for your waistline: a glass of eggnog or a chocolate pecan pie smoothie?

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Good Morning America

December '13
Mother Dies in Labor but Lives to Tell the Tale
Watch the video Mother Dies in Labor but Lives to Tell the Tale on Yahoo Good Morning America. Stephanie Arnold went into labor as her heart suddenly stopped, spent six days in coma.

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Good Morning America

December '13
Mommy Anxiety: Having a Baby When You're Not a Baby Person
Tracy Moore is a doting mom to her three-and-a-half year old daughter, Edie, but it wasn't always so. Moore, a blogger at Jezebel.com, found out she was pregnant with her first child just two months after she and her husband were married.

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The Doctors

December '13
Social Media Dangers
In a recent "social experiment," filmmaker Jack Vale followed stranger's social posts to find out how much personal information he could glean. He then used it to "prank" those people on the street. Find out how Jack gets his information. Plus, The Doctors reveal five things you should never share on social media.

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The Doctors

December '13
Mary Murphy's Health Scare
Reality star Mary Murphy may be best known as the fun-loving judge on Fox's So You Think You Can Dance, but she recently found out about a health condition that left her with questions. She opens up to The Doctors about the ovarian cancer scare she's never shared publicly.

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The Doctors

December '13
Cage-Fighting Kids?
McKenna, 14, competes in the youth division of Pankration, a mixed martial art sport where the competitors grapple in a large cage. She says it builds her self-esteem, but does it also encourage kids to be violent?

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The Doctors

December '13
Safety of Cafe-Fighting Debate
The controversy heats up over kids competing in pankration, a mixed martial art sport where the competitors grapple in a large cage. Find out why 8-year-old Regina, known as "The Black Widow" in the pankration world, started cage fighting. And how did she earn her fearsome nickname?

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The Doctors

December '13
Meet Dr. Jennifer Ashton


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Good Morning America

November '13
GMA Anchor reveals how on-air mammogram saved her life.
Amy Robach on Breast Cancer Diagnosis: 'ABC News Saved My Life'

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Good Morning America

October '13
Are Mom's Dangerously Distracted by Multitasking? Dr. Ashton Weighs In
Distracted Mom Almost Drowns Daughter, Captures Nation's Attention

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Good Morning America

September '13
Female Athletes Get Breast Reduction to Improve Performance
Dr. Ashton discusses the surgery that is fast becoming a popular way for girls to gain a competitive edge.

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Good Morning America

September '13
'Fat Letters' Worry Students, Parents and Experts
Dr. Ashton's insights into schools reporting of kids' BMI on report cards

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The Doctors

August '13
Female Anatomy 101
The Doctors' "V-team" -- OB/GYNs Dr. Jennifer Ashton, Dr. Millie Behera and Dr. Lisa Masterson -- give you a crash course in the female anatomy.

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Good Morning America

August '13
Pregnancy Wisdom Questioned: Are Alcohol, Caffeine Really Off Limits?
Dr. Ashton weighs in on the conventional pregnancy recommendations.

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Good Morning America

July '13
Tamar Braxton Didn't Immediately Fall in Love With Baby Son
Dr. Ashton discusses what most new moms are afraid to admit.

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Good Morning America

July '13
Kate Middleton in Labor: What to Expect
Dr. Ashton with Breaking News about the Royal Baby and what to expect in Labor

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ABC News Special Report

July '13
Buckingham Palace Announces Royal Baby Birth
Dr. Ashton with David Muir and Barbara Walters

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Good Morning America

July '13
How Kate's Delivery Will Differ From U.S. Experience
Dr. Ashton comments on the differences between baby delivery in the US and the UK.

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Good Morning America

July '13
Bedroom Temperature Wars: Products Emerge for Couples
Dr. Jennifer Ashton explains how she and her husband tried to settle their nightly dispute.

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Good Morning America

July '13
Alicia Silverstone Starts Breast Milk Bank for Vegans
Dr. Ashton on the pros and cons of Human Breast Milk Banking.

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Good Morning America

June '13
Vitamin Drip Treatments Gaining Popularity
Dr. Ashton on GMA discusses the trend of IV Hydration Therapy.

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Good Morning America

June '13
Will Kate Middleton Breast-Feed the Royal Baby?
Dr. Ashton on Breastfeeding and The Royal Baby

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Good Morning America

June '13
Test Reveals Wife's Presence Mitigates Husband's Snoring
Dr. Jennifer Ashton learns that her husband snores less when she sleeps beside him.

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ABC World News with Diane Sawyer

June '13
Solutions to Help Couples Sleep More
Some couples claim they can't get enough sleep if their partner is in the same bed.

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Dr. Oz

May '13
The Pill That Will Save Your Sex Life, Part 1
Dr. Ashton appears on The Dr. Oz Show discussing Breaking Women's Health News.

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Dr. Oz

May '13
The Pill That Will Save Your Sex Life, Part 2
Dr. Ashton appears on The Dr. Oz Show discussing Breaking Women's Health News.

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Dr. Oz

May '13
Does Vitamin D Prevent Fibroids?
Benign, muscular tumors that grow from the uterus, fibroids are a problem that most women experience. However, recent studies suggest that you could reduce your risk of developing this painful problem with a vitamin D supplement. Get the facts!

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Good Morning America

May '13
Angelina Jolie's Reported Next Surgery
Dr. Ashton comments on Jolie's next surgery to Remove Ovaries After Double Mastectomy

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Good Morning America

May '13
Angelina Jolie Reveals She Had Double Mastectomy to Prevent Breast Cancer
Dr. Ashton discusses Angelina Jolie's brave decision to have a double mastectomy to lower her chances of breast cancer from 87% to 5%.

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ABC World News

May '13
Angelina Jolie Takes Action Against Cancer Risk
Dr. Ashton provides additional insight on Angelina's preventive double mastectomy.

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Good Morning America

March '13
More Mothers Turning to Prescription Drugs
Some women have turned to antidepressant and anti-anxiety medications to cope with raising children

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Good Morning America

March '13
Health Benefits of Skating
Dr. Ashton tries skating as fun fitness.

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The Doctors

March '13
Dr. Ashton guest co-hosts The Drs and answers
It's TMI Tuesday: Women's only edition! Do yeast infections signal poor hygiene? What does the color of your discharge mean? And, labiaplasty: Learn why so many women are opting for it. Plus, a probiotic popsicle recipe for better vaginal health.

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Good Morning America

February '13
5 Day Eating Plan
Dr. Jennifer Ashton shares easy tips for weight loss from "Your Body Beautiful?"

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ABC's The Revolution

December '12
Dr. Ashton with natural beauty care tips

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The View on ABC

February '12
Dr Ashton talks perimenopause with the ladies of The View
Dr. Aston talks to the ladies of The View about perimenopause identification, and reducing the symptoms!

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The Chew

January '12
Dr. Ashton appears on ABC's The Chew
The Revolution's Dr. Jennifer Ashton ices her first cake to the jokes and laughter of The Chew Crew!

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CBS News Sunday Morning

January '10
Haiti Earthquake Medical Crisis
Dr. Ashton On The Front Lines In Haiti Dr. Jennifer Ashton is on the ground in Haiti and gives a first hand account of what it's like treating those seriously injured in the nation's devastating earthquake. Warning: images are graphic and may be disturbing

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CBS News

January '10
Dr. Ashton provides medical care to victims of Haiti Earthquake and reports for CBS News.
Ashton On The Front Lines In Haiti Dr. Jennifer Ashton is on the ground in Haiti and gives a first hand account of what it's like treating those seriously injured in the nation's devastating

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