Women Reaching Equality in Dubious Habit: Drinking
Females also closing the gender gap on health problems from alcohol consumption
Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women
If factors such as other health conditions are taken into account, gender difference disappears
Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks
A suitable interval, plus proper nutrition, key to ensuring healthy mom and baby, study finds
Rates of Preventive Mastectomy Doubled in a Decade, and Fear Is a Factor
Many patients also think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study finds
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?