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No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study November 26, 2014

Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored out, the pain relievers had little impact, researchers say

New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable November 25, 2014

Less pain was reported in study, while image quality was still preserved, researcher says

FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids November 24, 2014

Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new warnings, agency says

Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men November 21, 2014

Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now November 21, 2014

Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in

Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds November 20, 2014

Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults November 20, 2014

But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart November 20, 2014

Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy November 19, 2014

Better breast reconstruction outcomes may be one reason behind the trend, one expert said

Fewer Infants Dying Than Before, CDC Reports November 19, 2014

Better prenatal care still needed to lower number of stillbirths, expert says

Women With Heart Disease at Low Risk When Giving Birth: Study November 19, 2014

California researchers find more C-sections, longer hospital stays but no significant complications

Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds November 18, 2014

U.S. national data shows steady rise, and abuse may pose dangers to mother and baby, experts say

Certain Heart Dysfunction More Likely in Hispanic Women With Many Kids: Study November 17, 2014

But findings are preliminary and more study is needed, experts say

Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests November 17, 2014

Researcher said the participants were part of 'high-risk' population

Preterm-Birth Complications Leading Global Killer of Young Children November 17, 2014

To mark World Prematurity Day on Monday, researchers announce $250 million to combat the problem

Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts November 17, 2014

Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report

Are Women More Likely to Survive Cardiac Arrest? November 17, 2014

French, Dutch studies draw differing conclusions

Mom's Weight Might Influence Baby's Earliest Development November 14, 2014

Overweight at conception linked to changes in embryo's ability to grow properly, research suggests

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births November 13, 2014

Low birth weight also more likely, researchers found

Whooping Cough Vaccine Seems Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds November 11, 2014

Shot helps protect newborns against potentially deadly bacteria, experts say

HPV Vaccination Rates Lowest in States With Highest Cervical Cancer Rates: Study November 11, 2014

Vaccination could prevent most cervical cancers, researcher notes

Phone Counseling Helps Rural Women With Cancer Gene Tests November 11, 2014

Telephone could be a lifeline for these patients, researchers say

PTSD in Women Linked to Premature Birth November 06, 2014

Women with the condition were about one-third more likely to deliver early, study found

Premature Births Down in U.S., But Rates Still High, Reports Say November 06, 2014

Changing medical practices credited with some of the decline

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Heart Disease in Women November 06, 2014

Health Tip: Cleaning a Litter Box During Pregnancy November 06, 2014

It's not recommended

ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure November 05, 2014

Traffic and fossil fuels for heat, electricity biggest factors, study suggests

11 Percent of U.S. Women Not Checked for Cervical Cancer in 5 Years November 05, 2014

CDC report notes that half of cases occur among women never or rarely screened

Breast Cancer Patients Might Prefer 'Invisible Tattoo' November 04, 2014

Dark ink used to mark treatment area is a permanent reminder of the disease, researchers say

Kidney, Urinary Birth Defects Tied to Obesity in Moms-to-Be November 04, 2014

As weight increased, so did apparent risk, researchers say

Early, Small Babies May Be More Prone to Adult Hip Trouble November 03, 2014

They more often underwent hip replacement surgeries decades later, study found

Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy October 31, 2014

Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report

Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes? October 31, 2014

'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say

Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble October 29, 2014

Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help

Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate? October 29, 2014

Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development October 29, 2014

Link between phthalates and possible defect needs more study, researcher says

After Breast Cancer, Depression Risk Lingers October 28, 2014

Study finds survivors more likely to need hospital care, antidepressants to cope than cancer-free women

Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All October 28, 2014

Repeat episodes of vaginosis no less likely with supplements, says study

Women Less Likely to Get Kidney Dialysis Than Men, Study Finds October 28, 2014

And the disparity doesn't seem to be related to biological differences, researchers say

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports October 27, 2014

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may affect about 5 percent of U.S. children

Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk October 24, 2014

Current assessment methods were poor at predicting risk for those 50-54 in study

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later October 23, 2014

Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds

Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds October 23, 2014

But cesarean rates vary widely across the country

Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects October 22, 2014

Expectant parents can be reassured by findings, researchers say

Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women October 22, 2014

Researcher believes issue has been 'largely unnoticed'

Health Tip: Breast-feeding With Diabetes October 22, 2014

Potential benefits for both mom and baby

Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper October 22, 2014

Fertilization occurs in the vagina, instead of petri dish, researchers say

Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says October 21, 2014

Success rates for in vitro fertilization were half those of white women

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant October 21, 2014

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says

Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says October 21, 2014

Genetic variation also linked to less dense tissue

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