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Women’s Health

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Women At High Risk For Hip Fractures

Approximately one in six women will have a hip fracture in her lifetime. One in 35 will die from complications related to the break. So, what can you do to reduce the chances it will happen to you?

11/01/2013

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Treating Morning Sickness

It is estimated that 75% of women experience morning sickness at some time during their pregnancy. So, what are the best options for treatment?

10/22/2013

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Women Still Not Heeding Heart Attack Warnings

Despite numerous studies stating the contrary, there are still many women who think it is next to impossible for them to suffer a heart attack.

10/11/2013

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Medical Tests Lead To Too Much Exposure To Radiation

We are a nation that likes our medical tests but there is a big problem that can occur – too much exposure to radiation.

09/18/2013

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Urinary Tract Infections

The most common bacterial infections in women are urinary tract infections. Fifty percent of women will have one in their lifetime.

08/27/2013

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Study: Aspirin Prevents Colorectal Cancer

A new report has found that women who take aspirin every other day have a reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer.

08/09/2013

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Studying Anorexia Nervosa

When you look at it closely, the numbers are quite concerning. Anorexia nervosa affects more than 1 out of every hundred women with teens and young adults the most vulnerable.

07/15/2013

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Dramatic Increase In Women Overdosing On ‘Legal’ Drugs

In the past 6 years, more women have died from opioid pain reliever overdoses than from motor vehicle-related injuries.

07/09/2013

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Women’s Health Advocates Say Pennsylvania Is Going in the Wrong Direction

Birth control is treated as a preventive health service under the Affordable Care Act. But Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett just signed a state budget that denies abortion coverage to anyone who participates in health exchanges.

07/05/2013

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Could Men Be Causing Menopause?

There is a really strange study being done at McMaster University in Canada. They asked the question, why is there menopause?

06/17/2013

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Heart Disease Kills More Women Than All Cancers

Heart disease kills more women than all the cancers together. Sadly, most women, and a surprisingly big number of doctors, don’t know this.

06/13/2013

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Difficulty Diagnosing Ovarian Cancer

Many women think they don’t have to worry about ovarian cancer because they’ve had a normal pap test. But the pap test is not an early detection test for ovarian cancer.

05/27/2013

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Ovarian Cancer Difficult To Detect Early

The pap test is not an early detection test for ovarian cancer.

05/01/2013

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Sitting May Increase Heart Attack Risk For Women

Do you sit most of the day? It is probably not a good idea. You need to get up and around.

04/17/2013

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Regular Mammograms Are A Must

Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in North American women. A mammogram is the only screening test shown to reduce breast cancer-related mortality.

04/02/2013

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