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Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives? July 31, 2015

Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say

Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women July 29, 2015

Friendships, activities have protective effect in middle-age, study finds

For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis July 28, 2015

But one stone increases odds for more, study found

Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time July 28, 2015

Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life July 27, 2015

Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn

Childhood Stress Might Raise a Woman's Risk for Preterm Birth July 27, 2015

Canadian study of early trauma and childbirth finds surprising link

After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs July 27, 2015

Access to care, not insurance, is a key issue, researcher says

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets? July 27, 2015

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

New Moms Often Get Poor Advice on Baby Care: Study July 27, 2015

Tips from family or media can run counter to expert guidelines on vaccines, breast-feeding

Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer July 24, 2015

Study found benefit from drugs known as aromatase inhibitors and bisphosphonates

Stillbirths Now Outnumber Infant Deaths in U.S. July 23, 2015

Experts point to dropping infant death rates, racial disparities in care and fertility treatments as factors

Added Radiation May Help Some With Early Breast Cancer July 22, 2015

Studies found it lowered chances of recurrence, but did not boost overall survival

U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC July 22, 2015

Report finds less than half of those aged 15 to 19 have had intercourse

Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later July 22, 2015

Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

Minds of Older Women Fuzzier After General Anesthesia Than Men's July 21, 2015

Post-surgical decline less evident in elderly males, study says

Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study July 21, 2015

Investigators find gender differences in progression from mild cognitive impairment

Change in 'Pap' Test Rules Linked to Drop in STD Testing July 21, 2015

Chlamydia screening of young women plummeted at one university health center

Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, Study Finds July 20, 2015

Those in committed relationships eight times more likely to engage in sex

Childhood Stress May Spur Weight Gain in Women July 16, 2015

Emotion-driven eating might start early, research suggests

Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Defined as 5 or fewer cigarettes a day, the habit can still raise health risks, experts say

More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

Radiation From Mammograms May Be Lower Than Thought July 15, 2015

Variations in tissue type throughout the breast account for difference, study says

Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study July 15, 2015

And that could increase risk of cancer recurrence, as well as heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study July 14, 2015

Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise

Meth, Coke Addiction May Affect Brains of Women More Than Men July 14, 2015

It's not clear why past drug dependence is linked to less gray matter in female brains, researchers say

Health Tip: When Your Newborn Wants to Eat July 14, 2015

Learn signs that it's time for a feeding

Prenatal Gene Tests Can Sometimes Spot Cancer in Mom-to-Be July 13, 2015

Abnormal findings on early test don't always indicate birth defects, study says

What's In a Name? For Newborns, Maybe Fewer Medical Errors July 13, 2015

Incorporating mothers' names into newborns' IDs led to a drop in patient mix-ups, study finds

Cost of Hospital Birth Varies by Nearly $10,000 Across U.S. July 10, 2015

Hospitals with higher rates of c-sections or serious complications are most expensive, study finds

Diabetes Drug Given to Obese Moms-to-Be Won't Keep Baby's Weight Down July 10, 2015

Metformin did help control women's blood sugar, study finds

Smoking, Preterm Births Increase a Woman's Heart Disease Risk July 09, 2015

Risk more than triples for smokers who delivered premature babies, study shows

Another Study Sees Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects July 09, 2015

But finding doesn't prove medications caused increased risk of problems

Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle Age July 08, 2015

But it remains unknown whether these women will have lower rates of heart attack, stroke as they age

Genetic Test May Help Spot Male Fertility Problems July 08, 2015

Though still experimental, it measures key qualities of sperm, researchers say

Women Spend Far Less on Birth Control Because of 'Obamacare' July 07, 2015

Out-of-pocket costs for 'the pill' fell 38 percent between 2012 and 2013, study finds

Attraction Can Grow With Time Spent Together July 06, 2015

Couples who were friends first often find beauty's in the eye of the beholder, study says

Epilepsy Linked to Risks During Childbirth, Study Finds July 06, 2015

But complications or maternal death during delivery are still rare, experts say

Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates July 06, 2015

Study found getting what amounted to lower doses per pound of body weight meant poorer outcomes

Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer July 06, 2015

Study found counties with higher screening, detection rates had no significant difference in deaths

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control July 01, 2015

Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat June 30, 2015

Women and minorities with atrial fibrillation less likely to receive standard of care, study says

Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says June 30, 2015

But these subtle changes aren't detectable to the human eye

Umbilical Cord 'Milking' May Help Preemies Delivered by C-Section June 30, 2015

Gentle massaging can boost blood pressure, blood flow among these babies, research shows

Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study June 29, 2015

But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship

Female Bosses May Not Push Pay Parity June 25, 2015

Study found some women did worse financially when working for a female manager

Many More Women Than Men Living to 100 June 25, 2015

But male centenarians have fewer chronic ills than females, British study finds

One Stillbirth Greatly Raises Odds for Another: Study June 25, 2015

Still, most second pregnancies lead to normal, healthy babies, experts say

Oxygen Chamber Therapy May Ease Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests June 24, 2015

But treatment isn't FDA-approved, so insurance companies might not cover the cost

Pregnancy Results Good for Women With Controlled Lupus: Study June 22, 2015

But blacks, Hispanics face greater odds of complications than whites, though reasons why are unclear

Doctors Should Urge Against Pot Use During Pregnancy: Guidelines June 22, 2015

Recommendation notes evidence has shown it can affect brain development in baby

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