Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement
Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows
Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?
Fewer preemies and small babies delivered when moms live near trees, grass, study says
Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds
It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say
U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way
Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find
Woman's Guide to Good Health
A Woman's Journey
From adolescence to pregnancy to menopause, a woman's gender gives her a unique health perspective on life.
In Good Health
Healthy habits can help you live your life to the fullest-follow a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise, and keep stress under control.
Women's Health Issues
Breast and gynecological health are two issues that women are most concerned about, but heart disease and osteoporosis are also critical.
Women's Health Care Guidelines
Get regular checkups, preventive examinations, and immunizations. Learn about disease prevention and ask your physician for specific information regarding your needs.
Heart Quiz for Women Only
As a woman, do you know what your risk is for developing heart disease? You might be surprised. Take this quiz, based on information from the American Heart Association, and see how much you know about heart disease in women.
Answer this one: Although mammograms can identify tumors at a very early stage, the tumors may have been growing for how long by the time they show up on the X-ray?