Blood Pressure Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later?
Spotting risk early may help women make healthy lifestyle changes sooner, study author says
Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI
The scans are used to plan surgeries, but face-down position might introduce error, small study suggests
Many Male Docs May Overlook Female Heart Risks: Study
French team say search of health records finds gender gap
Women Get Worse Cardiac Arrest Care Than Men: Study
They need to be treated as aggressively as men when their hearts stop, experts 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 Healthcare Guidelines
Get regular checkups, preventive exams, and immunizations. Learn about disease prevention and ask your healthcare provider 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?