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Premature Births Cost Health Plans Billions September 21, 2017

Employer-based insurance forked over the money for special care, treatment of birth defects, study says

Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma? September 21, 2017

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence September 20, 2017

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

Focus on Just One Sport Can Mean Stress for Girls September 19, 2017

Study of soccer players shows diversity of activity might help

Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths September 18, 2017

Health Tip: Design a Non-Toxic Nursery September 18, 2017

Make your baby's space safe

Early Onset of Pregnancy Complication May Raise Heart Risks September 15, 2017

Doctors should monitor women with pre-eclampsia after childbirth, study suggests

Vision Problems Common in Babies Infected With Zika September 14, 2017

Impairments range in severity, two studies found

Surgeons Play Big Role in Women's Choices for Breast Cancer Care September 13, 2017

Those with cancer in one breast less likely to get both removed if doctor is reluctant, study finds

Does Mother's Mental Health Affect Pregnancy? September 13, 2017

Having depression, panic disorder or anxiety disorder won't hurt your baby, researcher says

Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk September 12, 2017

Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

HPV Test Alone OK for Cervical Cancer Screening Over 30: Expert Panel September 12, 2017

New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years

Could Hormone Supplements for Menopause Make a Comeback? September 12, 2017

New study suggests the therapy won't increase risk of early death

Is an Occasional Drink OK During Pregnancy? September 12, 2017

Evidence isn't yet clear, but a new review says there's a slight chance of possible harm

8 Ways College Women Can Protect Their Health September 11, 2017

Awareness and follow-up are keys to avoiding gynecologic problems, expert advises

Lupus Hits Certain Groups Harder September 11, 2017

Studies find race, ethnicity, gender and even geography make a difference for this autoimmune disease

Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Endometriosis Risk September 08, 2017

Hormonal changes may play a role, researchers say

Could Folic Acid Fight a Cause of Autism? September 08, 2017

Prenatal supplements may help reduce harms of pesticide exposure, study suggests

HPV Vaccine May Even Protect Women Who Never Got It September 08, 2017

'Herd immunity' effect shows U.S. females now less likely to contract the cancer-causing virus

Mom-to-Be's Antidepressants Tied to Kids' Psychiatric Woes September 07, 2017

But study authors say findings need to be interpreted with caution

Sleepless Nights Plague Many Women in Middle Age September 07, 2017

Phases in and around menopause play a big role in insomnia, CDC study finds

Be Cautious Going Home After Hurricane Harvey September 07, 2017

Electrocution and carbon monoxide poisoning are risks in flooded homes, American Thoracic Society says

Researchers Find Genes Linked to Preterm Birth September 06, 2017

They also found that low selenium may play a role in early delivery, but these findings need to be replicated

Health Tip: Suggestions for New Moms September 06, 2017

Tips to help ward off depression

Mom-to-Be's Cellphone May Not Harm Fetal Brain September 05, 2017

Devices' electromagnetic fields aren't linked to problems with language or motor skills in study

Does Immune System Hold Clues to Preterm Births? September 01, 2017

Deviations from a preset pattern of changes might predict some early deliveries, scientists say

6 in 10 of America's Single Guys 'Take Responsibility' for Contraception August 31, 2017

Most rely on condoms, but use of another method has doubled, study finds

Many U.S. Women Unaware of Fibroid Treatments: Poll August 29, 2017

Hysterectomy isn't the only choice, radiology experts say

1 in 5 Moms Mum About Post-Pregnancy Blues August 29, 2017

Strong support networks increase chances a woman will reveal her symptoms, study says

Could an Estrogen Patch Boost Women's Sex Lives in Menopause? August 28, 2017

Study suggests that, given this way, short-term use of the hormone may help those who report symptoms

Women at Risk for Alzheimer's Face Critical 10-Year Window, Study Says August 28, 2017

If your genes predispose you to the illness, 65 to 75 may be high-risk years

Suicide a Danger for Some Women During Pregnancy: Study August 28, 2017

Notion this is the happiest time of life may be unrealistic

Hep B Vaccine Should Be Given Sooner: Pediatricians Group August 28, 2017

Shot should come within 24 hours of delivery, and not at first checkup

Are Her Chocolate Cravings a Product of the Culture? August 25, 2017

These premenstrual urges seem far more common among U.S. women than others, study suggests

Some Newborns Don't Get Heart Defect, Hearing Loss Tests August 25, 2017

Such screens are critical to early intervention efforts, CDC officials say

Do Flame Retardants Hinder Infertility Treatments? August 25, 2017

Study found link between exposure to a certain chemical and failed in-vitro fertilization attempts

Zika Hijacks Pregnant Woman's Immune System August 21, 2017

Virus can then damage growing fetus, researchers report

Study Supports Annual Mammograms Starting at Age 40 August 21, 2017

Researchers estimate thousands more U.S. lives would be saved each year

Anti-Vaccine Family Members, Friends Spur Many Moms to Delay Baby's Shots August 18, 2017

Study found even if pregnant women later hear better info from docs, they may still wait on immunizations

Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought August 18, 2017

Men should still follow CDC guidelines and use condoms for at least 6 months, health experts say

Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women? August 17, 2017

Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed

'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers August 17, 2017

But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warn

U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years August 15, 2017

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds

Smoking on the Rise Among Pregnant Women With Depression August 14, 2017

More than 1 in 3 smoke, compared to 1 in 10 who aren't depressed, U.S. survey finds

Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC August 10, 2017

They aren't the best method of birth control, but they do help prevent STDs, health experts say

Stroke Rates Drop for U.S. Men, But Not Women August 09, 2017

Explanations for the disparity aren't clear

Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S. August 09, 2017

Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

Does Early Puberty Affect a Girl's Academic Achievement? August 09, 2017

Those who begin their periods younger may leave school sooner, research suggests

Preterm Birth Risk Spikes in Mothers With Sleep Disorders August 08, 2017

Pregnant women with apnea or insomnia have roughly twice the risk of delivering before 34 weeks, study finds

Prenatal Exposure to Certain Flame Retardants Linked to Lower IQs August 04, 2017

Chemicals known as PBDEs can affect generations to come, researcher says