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?
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.