Tag: women’s health

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

Women and Optimism: Can a Healthy Outlook...

One U.S. study found that “optimists were less likely than pessimists to develop coronary heart disease and less likely to...

September 27, 2016

Baptist Health South Florida Partners With Miss...

Iconic businessman Donald Trump was in Miami today to announce that the 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant will be held...

October 2, 2014

Women and Alcohol: The New Truths

Alcohol addiction is an equal opportunity health risk, with little concern about income, education or gender. Just ask Elizabeth Vargas,...

November 14, 2013

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‘Life’s Simple 7’ Steps: Lowering Your...

The decline in the death rates for both heart disease and cancer is due in large part to reductions in smoking and advances in early...

Diet Drinks Linked to Higher Stroke,...

Researchers now say drinking two or more of any type of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes,...

Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles,...

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at...

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

Here’s Why Juicing is Not as...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...