Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned
Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution
1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner
Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds
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
Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence
Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors 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?