Know the Signs of Ovarian Cancer - and Your Risks


About 22,440 American women will learn they have ovarian cancer this year, and more than 14,000 will die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. More >

While New Moms Cook and Clean, New Dads Play


Here's news that may be familiar to many American women -- young Dads are not taking on their fair share of housework and child care, especially on weekends. More >

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection


Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, and routine screenings remain the most reliable way to detect the disease early, a breast cancer expert says. More >

Researchers Seeking Cause

Black Women at Higher Risk of Heart Failure in Pregnancy


Black American women are twice as likely as women in other racial/ethnic groups to develop a form of pregnancy-related heart failure, a new study finds. More >

Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism Risk


Taking a multivitamin during pregnancy may reduce a child's risk of developing autism, a new study suggests. More >

Could Hormone Supplements for Menopause Make a Comeback?


The door may be opening again for menopausal women suffering from hot flashes and night sweats to receive some relief from a source once thought too dangerous to consider, researchers say. More >

Weight Gain Not Necessary

High-Calorie Foods May Raise Cancer Risk in Women


Women who eat a lot of high-calorie foods may face a slightly higher risk of obesity-related cancers -- even if they remain thin, a new study suggests. More >

Better for Baby, Better for Mom

Breast-Feeding Tied to Lower Heart, Stroke Risk for Mom


Women who breast-feed their babies may have a slightly lower risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke decades later, a large new study suggests. More >

Breast-Feeding Success Hinges on Support for Mom, Baby


Information and support can help new mothers overcome breast-feeding difficulties, a lactation expert says. More >

Help for Hot Flashes?

Post-Menopausal? Give Exercise a Try


After menopause, moderate exercise can help women manage hot flashes, become more fit and feel better, a new study suggests. More >