Women's Health in the News

Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study

06/29/2015 - But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship

Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations

06/29/2015 - Survey responses reveal growing gender equality in U.S.

Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People

06/26/2015 - Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study

06/26/2015 - If pounds stayed off, bladder control improvement was seen after 3 years, researchers report

Female Bosses May Not Push Pay Parity

06/25/2015 - Study found some women did worse financially when working for a female manager

Many More Women Than Men Living to 100

06/25/2015 - But male centenarians have fewer chronic ills than females, British study finds

One Stillbirth Greatly Raises Odds for Another: Study

06/25/2015 - Still, most second pregnancies lead to normal, healthy babies, experts say

Oxygen Chamber Therapy May Ease Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests

06/24/2015 - But treatment isn't FDA-approved, so insurance companies might not cover the cost

'Skinny Jeans' Linked to Woman's Nerve Damage

06/23/2015 - After spending the day squatting in too-tight pants, she temporarily couldn't walk

Pregnancy Results Good for Women With Controlled Lupus: Study

06/22/2015 - But blacks, Hispanics face greater odds of complications than whites, though reasons why are unclear

HPV Vaccination Tied to Drop in Precancerous Cervical Lesions in U.S.

06/22/2015 - But screening rules for women changed recently, so impact of the shots remains unclear, researchers say

Heart Rate Changes Linked to Sexual Problems in Women

06/18/2015 - Preliminary finding could lead to easier way to diagnose dysfunction, expert says

U.S. Birth Rate Records First Rise in 7 Years

06/17/2015 - CDC report also finds teen birth rate at lowest level ever

Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds

06/17/2015 - If both partners view procedure as a joint effort, they feel greater intimacy afterward

Menopausal Women's Sleep May Suffer at Different Times of the Month

06/16/2015 - Hormonal fluctuations during menstrual cycle are to blame, study says

Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan

06/15/2015 - Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care

06/15/2015 - Long distances may impede evaluation, treatment, researcher says

Could ADHD Drug Find New Role in Menopause?

06/12/2015 - Small study suggests Vyvanse might help with concentration, thought organization

Poor Sleep, Snoring Before Diagnosis Tied to Trouble for Breast Cancer Patients

06/12/2015 - But whether lack of sleep -- or the causes of sleeplessness -- to blame is unclear, experts say

Graphic Warnings May Work Best to Keep Women From Tanning Beds

06/11/2015 - In study, labels with pictures of skin cancer's grim toll worked better than printed cautions alone

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On the day of your mammogram, it's important that you don't wear deodorant.