Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren't Getting It
California study found that patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests
More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds
Also rising are costs to treat infants' withdrawal symptoms, study says
Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites
Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds
Baby's Gender May Influence Mom's Diabetes Risk
Carrying sons linked to gestational diabetes, girls to later type 2 risk, researchers say
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?