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Self-Harm on the Rise Among Teen Girls October 19, 2017

Behavior was strongly linked to greater suicide risk, UK study found

1 in 5 Young Women Who Tan Indoors Get Addicted October 19, 2017

Depression and worries about appearance common in those who can't skip the tanning bed, study finds

HPV Vaccine Safe for Adult Women: Study October 18, 2017

Analysis of millions of recipients finds no link to 44 different illnesses

Weight-Loss Surgery May Curb Risk for Certain Cancers October 17, 2017

Endometrial and breast tumors were less likely among obese women who had the procedure

Health Tip: 5 Suggestions to Promote Healthy Aging October 17, 2017

And see long-term results

Common Exercise Therapy May Not Help Women With Leaky Bladder October 17, 2017

AHT is widely used, but data review shows little evidence it really works

Breast Cancer More Lethal for Blacks Than Whites October 16, 2017

Higher death rate is largely due to insurance issues, but tumor types sometimes play a role, study finds

A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women October 16, 2017

Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says

Women Falling Short on Birth Defect Prevention October 13, 2017

New survey finds too few are taking folic acid before pregnancy

Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life October 13, 2017

Certain behaviors, many associated with various genes, were linked to longevity in large study

Can 'Magic Mushrooms' Kick-Start Depression Treatment? October 13, 2017

Psychedelic drug shows some promise for hard-to-treat cases in study

More Women Choose Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy October 13, 2017

Report highlights dramatic increase, notable trends

Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure October 13, 2017

But researchers don't know what's driving these racial differences yet

Dance Your Way to a Healthier Aging Brain October 12, 2017

Small study suggests it might boost memory, learning

Daily 'Light Therapy' May Help Some With Bipolar Disorder October 12, 2017

Study found an hour in front of a light box helped ease depressive symptoms

Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection October 12, 2017

Newer treatments, early diagnoses are improving outcomes for women with the disease, experts say

Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women With Migraines October 11, 2017

Heightened risk of stroke not borne out in preliminary study

What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of? October 11, 2017

Many more worried about environmental dangers since last Presidential election

America's 'Beautiful People' Are Changing October 11, 2017

Icons of attractiveness are more diverse, older now than in decades past

Talk Therapy May Help Menopause Woes October 11, 2017

Sleep problems, depression eased in small study

Trauma's Toll on a Woman's Heart October 11, 2017

Study found those who experienced 3 or more tragedies were more likely to have signs of cardiovascular trouble

Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Ovarian Cysts October 11, 2017

What to look for

Study Debunks Notion That Epidurals Prolong Labor October 10, 2017

Women had similar outcomes whether they got the anesthetic or a 'dummy' placebo

Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock October 10, 2017

Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's 'reproductive potential'

Did Your Urinary Infection Come From a Chicken Coop? October 09, 2017

Poultry samples with bacteria were found to have same genetic fingerprints as some infected patients' urine

Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck October 09, 2017

Aggressive surgery for breast cancer might cause women to miss over a month of work

Hate UTIs? One Simple Step Can Cut the Risk October 09, 2017

Adding more water to daily routine lowered odds for the infections

Today's Middle-Age Americans in Worse Health Than Prior Generations October 06, 2017

50-somethings will face more challenges as retirement nears, study suggests

Childhood 'Growth' Tests Not Always Necessary October 06, 2017

There's wide range of 'normal' growth and development for kids, pediatricians group says

White House to Roll Back Birth Control Mandate in Employers' Health Care Plans October 06, 2017

Expected move could affect access to contraception for millions of women

Protecting Preemies From Stress Might Improve Later Mental Health October 05, 2017

Babies born at 2.2 pounds or less normally face higher risk of adult psychological issues

High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women? October 04, 2017

Study didn't find same link in men

Could You Be Overdoing It With Sleeping Pills? October 04, 2017

Know the risk/reward ratio of these drugs

Older People May Be More Prone to Reveal Suicidal Thoughts October 04, 2017

1 in 4 admitted intent beforehand, opening an opportunity for prevention, researchers say

Abortion Access Varies Widely Across U.S. October 03, 2017

Distances of 100 miles or more common for women in rural counties, study finds

Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives October 03, 2017

But advances in care may not have helped black women as much as whites, report finds

Americans More Open About Mental Health Issues, But Stigma Lingers October 03, 2017

Poll found many thought 'personal failings' were part of the cause of some conditions

Moving Just 1 Hour a Week May Curb Depression Risk October 03, 2017

Intensity of exercise didn't matter, and benefit leveled off after 2 hours of activity, study finds

Girls' Sports-Related Concussions May Last Twice As Long October 02, 2017

Underlying conditions could prolong recovery, researcher says

Risk Assessments Can Help Prevent Falls September 30, 2017

Geriatrics specialist offers tips to avoid injuries

A More Accurate Predictor for Alzheimer's? September 29, 2017

Genetic test might one day diagnose the disease before symptoms occur, researchers say

Your Sociability May Hinge on 'Love Hormone' September 29, 2017

Oxytocin confers evolutionary advantages, study finds

Study Questions Practice of Placenta Eating by New Moms September 29, 2017

It may be potentially dangerous, researchers say

It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot Again September 28, 2017

U.S. health officials say this season could be a tough one

Delays in Diagnosis Hurt Women Who Have Heart Disease September 28, 2017

Study found they were less likely to receive surgeries involving multiple artery grafts

Nearly Half of the World's Abortions Are Unsafe September 28, 2017

Worst conditions found in Africa, Asia and Latin America, WHO researchers say

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Boost Child's Obesity Risk September 27, 2017

Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found

1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids September 27, 2017

But national guidelines generally recommend against these products for those over 65

Exercise, Not Vitamin D, Recommended to Prevent Falls September 27, 2017

Draft recommendations from influential U.S. panel now await public review

Postpartum Depression Likely to Recur With Future Pregnancies September 26, 2017

Mood disorder seen in 1 in 200 new moms with no psychiatric history

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