women's health

  1. Women's Health

    Young woman films her abortion to change the stigma

    Emily Letts, like in one in three women, got an abortion. Unlike most women who make that decision, however, Letts, a 25-year-old...
  2. Well-being

    Breast cancer kills more black than white women

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    When you look at breast cancer statistics, they don’t exactly favor African-American women. A recent study in Cancer Epidemiology...
  3. Well-being

    Infertility: The past, the present and the future

    A recent Yale study of 1,000 American women from ages 18 to 40, found that just 50 percent discussed reproductive health with...
  4. Well-being

    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.
  5. 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...
  6. 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.
  7. Well-being

    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.
  8. Well-being

    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...
  9. 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.
  10. Children's Health

    How the flu can hurt your heart health

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    For women with heart disease, influenza, or "flu," is of special concern — especially this flu season, which has been...
  11. 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...
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Women's Health

    The fight against breast cancer just got stronger

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

    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...
  16. 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...
  17. Well-being

    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...
  18. Sex

    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...
  19. Skin Care

    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.
  20. 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...