Women's Health Stories
Doctor Accused Of Cutting Girls' Genitals In FGM Case
A Michigan doctor has been accused of cutting the genitals of two young girls. The doctor may be the first person prosecuted in the U.S. under federal law for female genital mutilation.
Running This Much Can Add 3 Years To Your Life
Running two hours per week can boost your lifespan by three years compared to non-runners.
The Countries Where More Pregnant Women Drink Alcohol
Researchers identify the 11 European countries with the highest drinking rates among pregnant women.
3 Medical Conditions That Give You Bad Body Odor
Three diseases that can make you smell, and what foods can help reduce bad body odor.
Can Sperm Carry Drugs Inside The Female Reproductive Tract?
Researchers in Germany hope to attach a medicine-filled "hat" to sperm cells in order to better deliver treatment to hard-to-reach cancers inside the female reproductive tract.
Tall Women May Be At Increased Risk For Dangerous Heart Condition
New research suggests that "big" women, who are tall but not necessarily overweight, may be at increased risk for atrial fibrillation, a condition that can lead to blood clots, stroke, and heart failure.
Why You Shouldn't Let Mom Set You Up On A Date
Mothers and daughters view personality traits and physical attraction differently when it comes to choosing potential dates.
Why So Many People Lie About Their Sexual History
According to a public health researcher, lying about your sexual history can make it difficult for health workers to prepare for, and prevent, STI outbreaks.
Binge Drinking Before Pregnancy Could Still Harm Your Children, Study Suggests
A recent animal study has shown that offspring of rats who binge drank alcohol before pregnancy were at increased risk for developing diabetes. Researchers say the same may be true for humans.
5 Reasons Why Sex Hurts For Women
The 5 most common reasons why some women experience pain during sex, and how to fix it.
Men With Migraines Double Odds Of Developing Anxiety
Researchers at the University of Toronto have found men with migraines are twice as likely to develop anxiety.
This Is How Watching Porn (Unsurprisingly) Affects Committed Men
Men who watch porn are less likely to be satisfied both sexually and overall in relationships.