Women's Health

Women's Health Women's health refers to health issues specific to human female anatomy. These often relate to structures such as female genitalia and breasts or to conditions caused by hormones specific to, or most notable in, females. Women's health issues include menstruation, contraception, maternal health, child birth, menopause and breast cancer. 

Arizona Law Passes Allowing Surprise Health Inspections At Abortion Clinics

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:40

Arizona House Bill 2284 allows state authorities to conduct inspections at abortion clinics without first obtaining a warrant.

Obese Mothers-To-Be Risk Stillbirth, Infant Death

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:00

Women with a high BMI are significantly more likely to suffer adverse pregnancy outcomes like stillbirth and infant death, a new study finds.

'Hangry' Spouses More Likely To Argue, Voodoo Dolls Confirm

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:00

Spouses given voodoo dolls of their significant others put more pins in them as their blood sugar dropped.

No Harm In Breastfeeding On Antidepressants

By | Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:38

Mothers on antidepressants were more successful at breastfeeding their child if they kept taking their medication.

Cut Risk Of Preeclampsia With Daily Dose Of Aspirin

By | Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:52

Daily low-dose aspirin lowers the risk of preeclampsia by 24 percent and the risk of preterm birth by 14 percent, a new review finds.

Fertility Treatment Does Not Raise Your Risk Of Breast Cancer

By | Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:10

Fertility treatments like clomiphene citrate and gonadotropins do not raise a woman's risk of breast cancer, a new study finds.

Expert Says Self-Checking For Breast Cancer May Do More Harm Than Good

By | Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:39

Breast cancer self-examinations promoted by awareness campaigns may lead to unnecessary suffering and anxiety among participating women, according to one expert.

Older Women: Save Your Heart, Don't Drink Diet

By | Mon, 03/31/2014 - 13:30

Postmenopausal women drinking two or more diet drinks per day may raise their risk of cardiovascular disease by 30 percent, a new study finds.

Mom’s Heart Health Is Linked To Number Of Children

By | Fri, 03/28/2014 - 16:28

According to new research, women who have more than one but less than four children are least likely to show early signs of cardiovascular disease.

Your Aging Sex Drive: What’s ‘Normal’ After Menopause?

By | Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:30

Sex drive, according to the North American Menopause Society, generally and gradually decreases with age, and this process often begins starting in the late forties.

What Are The Happiest Cities In The US?

By | Wed, 03/26/2014 - 17:14

Well-being is a total package of happiness, financial security, and good social relationships. With that said, the top-ranking cities with regard to well-being may be unexpected.

HPV Vaccine Rates Low Among Those Who Need It The Most

By | Mon, 03/17/2014 - 18:30

Young women with an elevated risk of developing cervical cancer frequently fail to complete HPV immunization programs, a British study finds.

‘Fit Mom,’ Maria Kang, Still Wants To Know What Your Excuse Is

By | Sat, 03/15/2014 - 13:54

The "no excuse mom" is at it again, pushing a new photo of her toned body in workout bikini wear, asking moms why they're not doing the same.

Can Gestational Diabetes Cause Heart Disease Later In Life?

By | Wed, 03/12/2014 - 16:00

Gestational diabetes is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in mid-life, a new study finds.

Women Who Outperform Men At Math Still Don't Get Hired

By | Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:50

Women are outnumbered in the science and mathematical fields, and according to a new study, it's because of unconscious gender biases, even when the women prove better.