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Summer Baby, Higher Odds for Postpartum Depression? October 23, 2017

Season of delivery and other factors may influence the risk, study finds

More Evidence That Depression Shortens Lives October 23, 2017

And women have been hit even harder than men over past decades, study finds

Incision Length Linked to Pain After Cesarean October 23, 2017

Too short or too long may up discomfort, study suggests

Lying Down After an Epidural: A Smart Idea? October 19, 2017

Study found it increased chances of having a normal delivery

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

Is Blood Donated by Mothers Less Safe for Men? October 17, 2017

Death rate after transfusion was highest if donor had ever been pregnant, study suggests

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

Women Falling Short on Birth Defect Prevention October 13, 2017

New survey finds too few are taking folic acid before pregnancy

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

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

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

Surviving Congenital Heart Disease as Child Not a Ticket to Good Health October 09, 2017

Many of these children can also suffer from illnesses such as autism and respiratory conditions, study says

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

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

Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism Risk October 05, 2017

But researchers can't prove a cause-and-effect connection

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

Study didn't find same link in men

Antibody Injections in Pregnancy Might Shield Fetus From Zika October 04, 2017

But experimental treatment only tested in monkeys so far, researchers say

Americans' Health Woes May Have Swayed 2016 Presidential Election October 03, 2017

Rural counties with fewer doctors and high teen birth rates shifted to Trump, study shows

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

Same Pregnancy Meds Can Cost $200 -- or $11,000 October 03, 2017

'Uncontrollable drug prices' play a major role in U.S. health-care crisis, researcher says

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

It may be potentially dangerous, researchers say

Whooping Cough Shot Works, But Many Moms-to-Be Skip It: CDC September 28, 2017

Timely vaccination can prevent three-quarters of cases in newborns

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

Health Tip: Breast-feeding May Help Teeth September 28, 2017

For both mother and child

Heart-Lung Fitness Challenged in Early Full-Term Babies September 27, 2017

Researchers found those born at 37-38 weeks had higher risk of poorer cardiorespiratory fitness later in life

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

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

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

Blacks, Elderly Missing From U.S. Cancer Clinical Trials September 25, 2017

Women are also underrepresented, researchers find

IUD Won't Interfere With Breast-Feeding September 22, 2017

No reason to delay this type of birth control after having a baby

More Teen Dads? September 22, 2017

Report finds number of teen moms stays stable while it goes up for males

Yoga May Bring Better Sleep to Breast Cancer Patients September 22, 2017

As little as two times a week seemed to make a difference over long term

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

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