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.
The risk of kidney stones is 10-15 percent in the United State – and some people are at greater risk than others.
A study of 93,000 women found that those who ate three or more servings of blueberries or strawberries per week were 32% less likely to have a heart attack.
Ovarian cancer is a very frustrating cancer to treat because there are symptoms of this cancer but they are not easy to pinpoint – they are vague symptoms.
People with fibromyalgia often feel muscle tightness and there are certain tender points. The doctor can actually examine you to see the problem.
In 2010, fewer than half of girls aged 13-17 had received even just one dose of the vaccine against hpv, while only 32% had received the recommended 3 doses. This, as the death rate from hpv-associated cancers is growing.
There is new information from Johns Hopkins about a test that can detect ovarian cancer with the pap smear.
Most people don’t know that heart disease is the number one killer of women and high blood pressure left untreated increases the risk.
According to a report from Wake Forest, the time for a woman to start protecting her heart and guarding against bone loss is during perimenopause or, preferably, even earlier.
Genetic research has led to advances in understanding and treating various forms of cancer but the latest news is in the battle against heart disease.
The Women’s Care facility is directed at patients caring for families, working and trying to fit in all their own doctor’s appointments.
A squeezing sensation on the chest. Pain that can radiate to the arm or up into the jaw. Complaints of nausea and sweating. These are the typical signs of a heart attack, but there are other signs and symptoms as well.
New recommendations say most women don’t need yearly cervical cancer screenings. But a national doctors group is reminding physicians and their patients that a yearly visit is still essential. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more.
Lifestyle and diet can play a major role in helping women transition through the hormonal ups and downs of Menopause.
There was a time when many women were taking hormone replacement therapy as they approached menopause – then Women’s Health Initiative said it increased the risks of heart disease and cancer. Now what?