Fix Fibroids Without Surgery

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High-intensity ultrasound may mean an end to hysterectomies for many women: The 3-hour treatment uses a laser to heat and destroy fibroid tissue, easing pain and heavy bleeding, studies show, and patients need only 2 days to recover. In clinical trials, over 75% of women felt better after 3 months, though a third of women required repeat treatment a year later. Scientists say it’s best for women who are done having children.

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