women's health

  1. Conditions

    A new home test can detect colorectal cancer

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    A new test has the possibility to be the primary screening tool for colon cancer and it's not invasive like a colonoscopy.
  2. Women's Health

    Your pap smear isn’t enough to detect cervical cancer

    According to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel, the Roche’s HPV test should be the primary test for cancer...
  3. Women's Health

    A vaginal gel is being developed to prevent HIV

    A vaginal gel that prevents HIV before and after sex could be key in helping to prevent the spread of the disease.
  4. Conditions

    When women should say bye-bye to healthy breasts

    A new study shows that removing both breasts in breast cancer patients — even when one is cancer-free — yields higher survival rates.
  5. Heart Health

    Your heart might be older than you are

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    A new study finds that knowing your heart age — over knowing your risk percentage — was more effective in lowering people's risk of...
  6. Women's Health

    Is your coffee habit a medical addiction?

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    Your coffee habit could be caffeine use disorder. Find out how to tell if you have CUD, and how to treat it.
  7. Children's Health

    How the flu can hurt your heart health

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    For women with heart disease, influenza, or "the flu," is of special concern — especially this flu season, which has been...
  8. New Moms

    New moms legally required to breastfeed for two years

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    Many argue that breast is best — but best or not, should it be mandated by law? A new law in the United Arab Emirates says it should.
  9. Women's Health

    The new mastectomy

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    Instead of traditional mastectomy and reconstruction, breast cancer patients may soon be able to opt for a "Goldilocks" mastectomy.
  10. Women's Health

    Fertility: Apparently we’re getting it wrong

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    Think you're a know-it-all in reproductive health? A new study finds that women know less than they think.
  11. Women's Health

    The fight against breast cancer just got stronger

    Could a drugstore supplement be the key to slowing breast cancer tumor growth?
  12. Diet & Fitness

    8 Preventive tests that could save your life

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    There's no excuse — recent changes in insurance reform now cover many preventive tests that could save your life. Here are eight...
  13. Children's Health

    Why young people need health insurance, too

    If you're under the age of 30, health insurance may seem like an unnecessary and expensive investment. But contrary to popular...
  14. Conditions

    Cervical cancer: One woman's story

    January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month. Roughly 12,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer this year alone. Here's one...
  15. Orgasms & Sexual Health

    The right birth control method for you

    Babies are wonderful, but that doesn't mean you want to get pregnant every time you have sex. Follow your doctor's advice and our...
  16. Hair, Makeup & Style News

    98 Body products revealed to have cancer-causing chemical

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    A known cancer-causing chemical is in some of the products you can find at retailers across the nation.
  17. Women's Health

    Genius! A bra that wants to prevent emotional eating

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    A revolutionary item may someday appear in your favorite store’s lingerie section — a “smart bra” that may help prevent women from...
  18. Wellness

    The body part you didn't know could produce estrogen

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    We bet you don't know what body part — other than your ovaries — produces and distributes estrogen!
  19. Prevention & Detection

    Negative BRCA test doesn’t mean you can’t get breast cancer

    A new study finds that a negative BRCA test doesn't necessarily mean you will never develop breast cancer.
  20. Wellness

    Study says: Extra pounds counteract the morning-after pill

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    A European emergency contraception pill made with the same active ingredient as Plan B isn't effective in heavier women, the drug...