Women's Health


Preventing Fractures: Signs, Risk Factors of Osteoporosis...

Osteoporosis, and the condition that precedes it, osteopenia (low bone mass), is not just a problem for older adults past retirement age. It is a...

April 4, 2017 / 4 min read


Living Well After Bladder Cancer (Video)

When May Williamson was diagnosed with advanced bladder cancer in 2008, the standard treatment at that time was invasive surgery to remove the diseased bladder....

March 16, 2017 / 2 min read


Springing Forward: Tips to Avoid Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is a threat to public health, according to studies funded by the National Institutes of Health. And there’s no greater reminder of this...

March 9, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Sharp Rise in Colorectal Cancers in...

Most colorectal cancers are still diagnosed in people older than 50, but a surprising new report finds that young people have double the risk of...

March 3, 2017 / 3 min read


Binge Eating and Obesity

Binge eating is the most common eating disorder in the U.S. and is especially common in people who are obese.

March 2, 2017 / 2 min read


A Different Type of Heart Attack That...

Not all heart attacks are created equal, especially when they happen in women.  In addition to often experiencing different warning signs of heart attack, women...

February 22, 2017 / 2 min read


Nutrition and Cancer: Diet Tips to Lower...

Many cancers diagnosed in the United States every year can be linked to body fatness, physical inactivity, excess alcohol consumption or poor nutrition -- which...

February 21, 2017 / 2 min read


Heart Palpitations: When is it Serious?

Having heart palpitations is often associated with a racing heart beat. But the term covers other irregularities related to the body’s “electrical system” that should...

February 13, 2017 / 2 min read


Importance of Genetic Link to Breast Cancer...

Conclusions of another medical study add to the growing support for the role a person’s genetics plays in determining cancer risk and treatment. Specifically, genetic testing...

February 9, 2017 / 1 min read