WOMEN
12/21/2012 12:41 pm ET Updated Dec 21, 2012

Women's Health 2012: The Best (And Worst) Developments This Year

2012 has been an important year for women's health, with researchers presenting multiple findings that impact women's understanding of their bodies and how to care for them.

Some of the news was good and some of it was preeeetty bad, but all the developments below are worth revisiting so you can head into 2013 armed with the knowledge you need to make next year your healthiest yet -- whatever that means for you.

Without further ado, here are the best and worst moments in women's health from the past year. Any big ones you expected to see on the list but don't? Let us know in the comments!

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BEFORE YOU GO
The Best And Worst Moments In Women's Health, 2012
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The Best And Worst Moments In Women's Health, 2012

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