women's health

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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.
  5. 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...
  6. Well-being

    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!
  7. Health & Wellness

    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.
  8. Well-being

    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...
  9. Women's Health

    How your breasts age

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    A study finds that breasts age quicker than the rest of a woman's body.
  10. Women's Health

    How nicotine patches still harm your pregnancy

    Are pregnant smokers who want to quit or cut down better off using nicotine replacement gums, patches or lozenges?
  11. Well-being

    Could birth control make you go blind?

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    Can taking birth control for more than three years increase your risk for developing glaucoma later on in life? A new study says "yes."
  12. Well-being

    Youthing: How to reverse aging

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    Ever wanted to reverse the clock on aging? Who hasn't? Here are some simple steps to follow to help recover some of your youthful...
  13. Well-being

    The history of birth control

    Sure, the pill can cause nausea, bloating and headaches — but would you rather try to prevent pregnancy using crocodile poop? Yep,...
  14. Well-being

    How to deal with seasonal affective disorder

    As we enter the winter months, some of us find that we're more tired than usual, are generally grumpy and feel out of it and spacey....
  15. Well-being

    The health benefits of a big butt

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    Researchers have linked those with fat in their butt and thighs to a reduced risk for heart disease, diabetes and other ailments.
  16. Women's Health

    The best foods for...

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    The foods we put into our bodies can play a big role in our everyday lives. From "that time of the month" to sleep issues, we put...
  17. Well-being

    Health debates every woman should know (and care) about

    "What age should I get a mammogram?" "How long can I wait to have children?" "Why should I pay more for health insurance?" There...
  18. Health & Wellness

    Daily vitamins may increase breast cancer survival

    Could taking vitamins be key in helping postmenopausal women survive breast cancer?
  19. Well-being

    How to prepare your daughter for her first gynecology visit

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    Is it time for your daughter to see a gynecologist? How can you help her prepare for her first visit? What shouldn't you do?
  20. Well-being

    Blood test may detect breast cancer

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    A new test on the market aims to detect breast cancer cells — and similar tests like it are emerging.