Know the Signs of Ovarian Cancer - and Your Risks

11/14/2017

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

10/17/2017

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

10/17/2017

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

10/17/2017

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

10/10/2017

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?

9/19/2017

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

8/21/2017

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

6/22/2017

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

4/13/2017

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

2/21/2017

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