• Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned

    Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution
    Read More

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

    Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds
    Read More

  • 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
    Read More

  • Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

    Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say
    Read More

Woman's Guide to Good Health

libraryA Woman's Journey
From adolescence to pregnancy to menopause, a woman's gender gives her a unique health perspective on life.

libraryIn 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.

libraryWomen's Health Issues
Breast and gynecological health are two issues that women are most concerned about, but heart disease and osteoporosis are also critical.

Getting Started

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.

Mammogram Quiz
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?