July 27, 2014: Wives' Higher Education May Not Affect Divorce Rate
Couples with equal levels of academic achievement less likely to split than if husbands have more, study finds

July 25, 2014: Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb
By third trimester, unborn babies respond to rhymes recited by their mothers, research shows

July 25, 2014: The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care
Some predict challenges to medical practices that conflict with religious beliefs; others dismiss such scenarios as alarmist

July 24, 2014: Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence
Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says

July 24, 2014: Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?
Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms

July 23, 2014: Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls
Findings may also provide clues on biology of diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, researcher says

July 22, 2014: Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

July 22, 2014: Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study
Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

July 21, 2014: No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

July 21, 2014: Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

July 18, 2014: HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

July 18, 2014: Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans
Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals

July 17, 2014: Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women
Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life

July 16, 2014: Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say

July 16, 2014: Health Tip: Watching Your Weight During Pregnancy
Helps foster a healthy size for baby

July 14, 2014: Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

July 14, 2014: FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids
No guarantee that devices won't increase chances of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, experts say

July 11, 2014: Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says
Treatment looked promising in small trial

July 11, 2014: Health Tip: Quit Smoking, Especially While Pregnant
How smoking can harm a developing baby

July 10, 2014: Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

July 09, 2014: Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

July 09, 2014: Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

July 09, 2014: Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds
This could benefit newborns later in life, researcher suggests

July 08, 2014: Sutures Bested Staples After C-Section in Study
Complications were reduced by 57 percent when stitches were used, researchers report

July 08, 2014: Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects
New research challenges chromosomal theory tied to problems

July 08, 2014: Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study
Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

July 08, 2014: More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

July 07, 2014: Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies
Deaths were far more common when poor women did not receive follow-up care, study finds

July 07, 2014: Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds
Daily diaries documented snubs, insults and put-downs

July 07, 2014: Around the Globe, Mom's Health Key to Newborn's Size
Study found well-nourished, educated women had similarly sized babies, regardless of where they lived

July 03, 2014: Unwed Parents Should Tie the Knot Before Child Turns 3: Study
Doing so creates strongest family bond, researcher explains

July 02, 2014: 'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers
But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

July 01, 2014: Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study
Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

July 01, 2014: C-Section May Raise Odds of Failed Pregnancy Later: Study
Slightly higher rate of stillbirths, ectopic pregnancies seen after cesarean delivery, researchers say

June 30, 2014: Most Women Don't Need Regular Pelvic Exams, New Guidelines State
Review found no evidence they benefit many women, but cervical cancer screening still needed

June 30, 2014: Sperm Donor Age May Not Affect Infertility Treatment Success: Study
Sperm quality and woman's age are more important factors in fertility success, researchers say

June 30, 2014: Supreme Court: Some Companies Don't Have to Cover Birth Control
Victory for 2 family-owned firms that said Obamacare requirement violated their religious beliefs

June 30, 2014: Health Tip: Healing After Baby is Born
Ease back into your routine

June 27, 2014: Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood
Extreme stress even before conception can affect unborn child's weight, study suggests

June 26, 2014: Daughters Drink More Than Their Moms Did -- in Australia, at Least
It's possible findings would apply to U.S., experts say

June 25, 2014: Many Pregnant Women Not Told to Avoid Environmental Toxins
Lack of information and research often cited as reasons, study finds

June 25, 2014: Natural Conception Later in Life Tied to Longer Life for Women
If last pregnancy occurred at age 33 or older, chances of living past 95 doubled, study found

June 24, 2014: 3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening
Higher detection rates, fewer false alarms seen with newer technology, study says

June 24, 2014: Migraines May Worsen During Menopause
Women in perimenopause, menopause have more migraines than premenopausal women, study finds

June 24, 2014: Health Tip: Eat Omega-3s During Pregnancy
Many fish make great sources

June 23, 2014: Heart Failure Therapy May Benefit Women More Than Men
But study finds they're less likely than males to receive pacemaker that synchronizes heartbeats

June 23, 2014: Too Many U.S. Babies Still Delivered Early Without Medical Need
Study shows more than 3 percent of early deliveries are non-essential elective procedures

June 23, 2014: Study Links Pesticide Exposure During Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Kids
But it doesn't prove pesticides cause autism, and didn't directly measure women's chemical exposure, expert notes

June 20, 2014: Certain Birth Defects More Common Among Hispanics: Report
Unfortified corn masa flour may contribute to neural tube defects, March of Dimes says

June 19, 2014: 1 in 10 Moms-to-Be Develop Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes: CDC
Obesity a major risk factor for condition that causes problems for both mother and baby, experts say