The pill is not the most effective way to prevent pregnancy, despite millions taking it, according to a new study. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains why, and what is more reliable.
Now there is information that breast cancer in young women is a biologically unique disease that requires customized management strategies because it can be extremely aggressive.
There are many potential genetic links to diseases like breast cancer and, the more we understand about them the more we are able to develop effective treatments.
The attention being paid to purging disorder is relatively new, but there are women who have this condition.
This is Wear Red Day. February is Heart Month and the focus is on women.
Perimenopause, the time just prior to menopause, is a disruptive stage of life for many women who experience unexpected symptoms including fatigue and memory loss.
According to a new report from the Institute of Medicine, women may be able to reduce breast cancer risk by making certain healthy lifestyle choices.
The cause of the majority of common yeast infections, candida albicans, is starting to become resistant to the treatments that we have available.
A study of women age 40 and older found that those drinking two alcoholic beverages a day or more had a higher rate of atrial fibrillation than those drinking no alcohol.
Chronic dry eye is a medical condition that affects many people, especially post-menopausal women.
Up to 40% of heart attacks involve symptoms that are not so simple to detect — symptoms like nausea, weakness and perspiration.
Democratic senators are renewing a push to restore $7.5 million for New Jersey women’s health clinics that was cut from last year’s state budget.
In the first federal initiative in decades, the White House brought several departments together to compile information on how women are faring today.
According to researchers, the hot flashes may be protecting the women from heart disease, stroke, and even death — potentially for years afterward.
It is one of the strangest associations in medical research — the idea that depression and diabetes are linked together.