Women's Health


‘Health Equity’: Experts Focus on Reducing Disparities...

Health equity will occur when every person has the opportunity to “attain his or her full health potential” and no one is disadvantaged from achieving...

April 20, 2021 / 5 min read


The Importance of a ‘Well-Woman’ Visit and...

While women generally seek medical care when they feel sick or experience bothersome symptoms more often than men, that trend has changed over the past...

April 7, 2021 / 4 min read


Here’s How Arthritis is Diagnosed and Treated...

Arthritis affects roughly 55 million U.S. adults — about 1 in 4 — and it’s one of the most common chronic conditions in the nation....

April 2, 2021 / 3 min read


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