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Ovarian Aging and Infertility

The decrease in female fecundity beginning after the age of 30 and exaggerated after 40 is a well documented finding. This age-related decline in fertility is the result of several factors that contribute to overall reproductive failure. Women over 35 require a longer period to achieve conception than younger women, and a higher percentage of older women will never achieve pregnancy. In addition, the rate of early pregnancy wastage increases substantially during the 30s, and is over 50% after age 40.

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When Can Women Wear Leather Pants?

A woman can wear leather pants whenever she desires. The key is to feel good about wearing them; otherwise, the pants will wear you. Fashion is fickle. So either decide to be a trendsetter or a fashion watcher who just keeps an eye on the trends. There is a fine line between being bold and being clueless. Choosing an appropriate silhouette for your particular shape is not difficult as leather pants are available in a wide variety of cuts, colors and styles.

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Programs for Overweight Kids

A few extra pounds of fat may look cute on a child, but those pounds can lead to serious health problems down the line, especially if the child continues to be overweight. The number of overweight and obese children has grown substantially since 1980, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If your child is a bit heavier than he should be, you can work with him and your doctor to find a program to help him shed the excess pounds and learn to eat and exercise healthily.

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Why is Weight Loss Surgery Bad?

Weight loss surgery is often a desperate last attempt, undertaken only after traditional dieting and exercise have failed. The guidelines for weight loss surgery require that you have a body mass index (BMI) over 40, with more than 100 lbs. to lose or a BMI over 35, as well as a health condition exacerbated by obesity, like Type 2 Diabetes, according to Glamour magazine. General anesthesia comes with a substantial risk, in and of itself, but the long-term health implications of weight loss surgery cannot be overlooked.