Tag: women’s health

A Different Cardiovascular Risk for Women: Understanding...

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., representing about one of every three female...

February 23, 2021

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....

February 4, 2021

Roundup: ‘Burnout’ Linked to AFib; Blood Pressure...

Mental and Physical Exhaustion, or ‘Burnout’, Linked to AFib Heart Condition, Study Says If you feel mental and physical exhaustion...

January 17, 2020

Roundup: Early Menopause & Heart Risks; ‘Drug...

Menopause Before Age 50 Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Researchers Say Early menopause — which affect women before...

October 25, 2019

Uterine Fibroids: More Advanced Treatment Options

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus, often affecting women during their childbearing years. ...

May 9, 2019

Bone Density Test Can Detect Osteoporosis (Video)

A bone density test measures a person’s bone mass and is used to detect osteoporosis, a condition that affects more...

July 19, 2018

Genetic Testing for Cancer Prevention, Early Detection

Research shows people who have hereditary cancer gene mutations could be at risk of getting cancer earlier in life. And...

July 12, 2018

Ladies, Here are Tips for a Healthy...

Heart disease, stroke and cancer are among the most common diseases women have to worry about, according to the U.S....

May 17, 2017

Here’s Why COPD is Deadlier for Women

While fewer Americans are dying from the disease in recent years, a lack of public awareness may explain, in part,...

December 15, 2016

Bloating and Menopause: Helping Women Cope

Bloating during perimenopause can cause uncomfortable symptoms for some women, says Lorena Tinoco, M.D., an OB/GYN affiliated with West Kendall...

December 14, 2016

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Hispanics and Their Health: Understanding Higher...

As the nation marks Hispanic Heritage Month 2022, it’s vitally important to understand that Hispanic Americans are more likely to develop diabetes – a 66...

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Chronic Pain Management: Wider Range of...

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Going Against the Flow: Innovative TCAR...

A less invasive procedure to reduce the risk of stroke by clearing blockages of the carotid artery in the neck is being offered more widely...

Treating Underlying Vascular Disease Can Prevent...

Critical limb ischemia, or CLI, is a potentially life-threatening condition that can lead to amputation. It is a severe form of peripheral artery disease, a...

Roundup: Early Onset Cancers Surge in...

New Study: There’s Been a ‘Dramatic’ Rise in Early Onset Cancers in Adults Younger Than 50 Since 1990s Over the last three decades, there has...

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