HEALTHBEAT Do mammograms really save lives?
There's a common belief that routine mammograms save lives - but do they really?
A provocative article appearing in the latest edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine examines this claim and con... Posted on 10/27/11 at 9:14 AM
THE DULLUM FILE Women's Health For Life
Monday on WDAZ News @5 we're going to be talking with Dr. Donnica Moore, the editor-in-chief of the new book Women's Health For Life. It should be good. One of us has been on Oprah.... Posted on 7/9/09 at 11:15 AM
Heart disease can sneak up on women in ways that standard cardiac tests can miss. It's part of a puzzling gender gap: Women tend to have different heart attack symptoms than men. They're more likely to die in the year after a first heart attack.
While it’s true that college is expensive, the cost of raising a child is several times greater. The ability to plan and prepare for a child is not only less stressful for the parent(s), but also ensures that when a child is born, he or she will be provided for.
The UND Department of Family & Community Medicine’s National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health will host the annual North Dakota Women’s Health Connection from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 19 on the second floor of the Memorial Union.
Women who regularly consume one or two alcoholic drinks each day have a notably higher chance of developing cancers compared to women who do not drink regularly, says a new report from Cancer Research UK.
Perimenopause is that transitional time when a woman goes from having regular periods to ending menstruation. Dr. Howard A. Zacur, professor of reproductive endocrinology and director of the division of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, says not all women experience the same symptoms; some may not experience perimenopause at all.
Cori Axvig, 51, had a heart attack.
Recovering from a hysterectomy, Axvig got out of her hospital bed to stretch her legs and fell to the floor in pain.
“I felt like something was crushing me,” she said. “That morning I told the nurse I had a little heartburn, but I’d had heartburn for six months. I didn’t connect the two.”
SAN ANTONIO — Taking menopause hormones for five years doubles the risk for breast cancer, according to a new analysis of a big federal study that reveals the most dramatic evidence yet of the dangers of these still-popular pills.
, December 14, 2008
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