In the past 6 years, more women have died from opioid pain reliever overdoses than from motor vehicle-related injuries.
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.
There is a really strange study being done at McMaster University in Canada. They asked the question, why is there menopause?
Heart disease kills more women than all the cancers together. Sadly, most women, and a surprisingly big number of doctors, don’t know this.
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.
The pap test is not an early detection test for ovarian cancer.
Do you sit most of the day? It is probably not a good idea. You need to get up and around.
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.