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Being Thin Could Boost Stress Fracture Risk in Female Runners June 23, 2017

Researcher says less muscle mass can make leg bones more vulnerable to injury

Mammogram Decision Hinges on Patient-Doc Talk, Ob-Gyn Group Says June 22, 2017

Updated guidelines say average-risk women can start screening at age 40

Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease June 22, 2017

It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

Tissue Testing Can Spot Zika at Birth: CDC June 22, 2017

Just 1 in 10 possible cases actually proved positive, report says

Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It' June 22, 2017

By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals

Breast-Feeding Tied to Lower Heart, Stroke Risk for Mom June 21, 2017

Study finds the longer a woman does it, the lower her risk drops

Opioid-Linked Hospitalizations Rising Fastest for Women: Study June 21, 2017

U.S. cases rose 75 percent for females vs. 55 percent for males over a decade, study finds

When Is Risk Highest for Women With Breast Cancer Gene Mutations? June 20, 2017

Study narrows down peak times, possibly aiding in preventive treatment decisions

Most Mothers Have Been Victims of 'Mommy-Shaming,' Poll Finds June 19, 2017

Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members, on topics from discipline to diet

Higher Pregnancy Weight Tied to Raised Odds for Birth Defects June 15, 2017

But researchers say absolute risk is low

Medical Costs Soar for U.S. Babies Born Addicted to Opioids June 15, 2017

Yearly price tag for their care now tops $300 million, researchers report

Fever During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Study June 14, 2017

But absolute risk is low, researcher says

Women More Likely to Remember Plus-Size Models June 13, 2017

It pays to use more realistic body types, small study suggests

Opioids Over-Prescribed After C-Sections: Studies June 09, 2017

Pills women don't use may end up in the wrong hands, researchers suggest

1 in 20 Pregnant Women Infected With Zika Have Babies With Birth Defects: CDC June 09, 2017

Report from U.S. territories finds 120 newborns suffered range of devastating developmental problems

Newborns Sickened With Legionnaire's Disease Via Home Water Birth: CDC June 08, 2017

Arizona investigators say better precautions needed to avoid the potentially deadly infection

Babies' Fascination With Faces May Start in the Womb June 08, 2017

Ultrasound study detects this preference in 34th week of pregnancy, researchers say

Abused Women Prone to Unnecessary Ovary Removal: Study June 08, 2017

Researchers think physical, emotional or sexual abuse may prompt women to over-react to gynecological symptoms

Heart Risks to Fetus From Bipolar Drug May Be Lower Than Thought June 08, 2017

Pregnant women taking lithium should discuss any concerns with doctor, researchers say

Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women June 07, 2017

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Safe for Baby: Study June 07, 2017

It finds newborns aren't more likely to be irritable, hard to feed or sleepless

Just 10 Cigarettes During Pregnancy Can Harm Kids June 06, 2017

Teens whose mothers smoked may have issues with thinking skills, study shows

Pregnancy Weight Gain: Too Much or Too Little Is Unhealthy June 06, 2017

Try to get to a healthy weight before conception, experts advise

Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return June 05, 2017

Research involving more than 1,200 survivors shows childbearing has no effect on recurrence

Breast-Feeding May Reduce Pain From C-Section June 05, 2017

Study authors say finding provides another good reason to encourage women to nurse

Health Tip: Bleeding Gums During Pregnancy? June 02, 2017

What you can do

Obese Women May Have More Intense Hot Flashes May 31, 2017

Body fat might trap heat inside the body, researchers say

U.S. Teen Births Hit Historic Low: CDC May 30, 2017

Data from 2014 also shows that more older women are having children, study finds

Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May 25, 2017

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

U.S. Moms-to-Be Often Victims of Assault May 25, 2017

Researchers recommended routine prenatal screening for violence and trauma

Eye Problems May Be Tied to Zika, Lab Study Suggests May 25, 2017

Work with monkeys indicates birth defects could extend beyond brain abnormalities

Zika Arrived in Florida at Least Four Different Ways May 24, 2017

Virus strains came from the Caribbean and Latin America, researchers say

3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds May 23, 2017

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

Increasing Numbers of Pregnant Women Also Have Heart Disease May 22, 2017

Multiple specialists may be needed to care for these expectant moms, researcher says

Sleep Apnea May Boost Pregnancy Complications May 22, 2017

Longer hospital stays, more hysterectomies tied to the sleep disorder, study says

Health Tip: Storing Breast Milk Safely May 22, 2017

How, where and when to store it

Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse May 19, 2017

Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whites

Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF May 18, 2017

In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty May 17, 2017

But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials say

Hormone Therapy Not Advised for Preventing Disease After Menopause May 16, 2017

Benefits of treatment don't outweigh the risks, U.S. task force reiterates

Odds for C-Section May Depend on Hospital May 16, 2017

Consumer Reports finds rates vary from 7 to 64 percent across U.S.

Health Tip: Getting an X-Ray During Pregnancy May 16, 2017

Here's what you can do

As Temps Rise, Risk of Pregnancy Complication May Too May 15, 2017

Extreme cold seems to reduce the chances; heat raises the odds, study suggests

Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk May 15, 2017

Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

'Female Viagra' May Lift a Younger Woman's Libido May 15, 2017

But a pill might not address all the issues facing women who've lost their sex drive, researcher says

Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing Loss May 12, 2017

Older age at menopause also appeared to increase the risk, study found

Zika Risk May Be Lower Than Thought for Some Pregnant Women May 09, 2017

U.S. study found only 1 of 185 who traveled to active areas tested positive, and baby wasn't infected

Do You Overeat? Your Brain Wiring May Be Why May 09, 2017

New research might shed light on why women struggle with weight more than men do

Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden May 09, 2017

Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

Poverty May Be More Stressful for Women Than Men May 09, 2017

In study, living in a poor neighborhood triggered more anxiety for females, while males were less affected

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