Women's Health


She’s a Hairdresser and Breast Cancer Survivor:...

As a hairdresser for more than 30 years and a “very private person,” Gabriele Bauer, 50, had her life dramatically change when she was diagnosed...

March 1, 2021 / 4 min read


Women’s Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease Better...

Cardiovascular disease, or CVD, still ranks No. 1 in causes of death for women, according to the American Heart Association. While cardiologists have known that...

February 4, 2021 / 5 min read


Q&A on Cervical Cancer: Experts Offer Latest...

In 1991 — the year the Cold War ended and the World Wide Web launched — cervical cancer was a leading cause of cancer death...

January 29, 2021 / 6 min read


Figuring Your Ideal Weight

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a healthy weight is not just...

December 30, 2020 / 3 min read


Uterine Fibroids: Campaign to Grow Awareness and...

A bill making its way through Congress aims to create awareness of and fund research on uterine fibroids, non-cancerous tumors that grow on or in...

September 17, 2020 / 4 min read


Don’t Overlook These Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

For years, ovarian cancer was known as a “silent” disease with few obvious symptoms. But years of research has shown that there are four key...

September 15, 2020 / 2 min read


Vital Facts on Colon Cancer: Know Your...

When should I get screened for colon cancer? What is my risk if a relative was diagnosed at an age younger than 50? How can...

September 2, 2020 / 3 min read


Fighting Back Against Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can make it difficult for a person to perform everyday activities. The condition is characterized by chronic widespread pain and other symptoms, such as...

August 12, 2020 / 2 min read


Wondering If You Can Get a Mammogram?...

The pandemic has forced most of us to stay home, change our habits and, in many cases, torpedo our plans. But one activity you should...

July 23, 2020 / 3 min read