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Doctors Report More Women Asking About IUDs After Election
Some doctors in the U.S. are reporting more women asking their physicians about long-lasting birth control devices following concerns about free access to contraception if Trump takes office and ends the Affordable Care Act (ACA). "We have seen a clear-cut increase in discussion through electronic
Janet Jackson Pregnancy Rumors Spark Conception Questions
With so many celebrities seeming to have babies much later in life, here's a look at conception options for middle aged woman.
10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Maintaining Healthy Bones
When it comes to protecting your body's 206 bones, it's never too early to start, says Abby Abelson, MD, chair of the department of rheumatic and immunologic diseases at the Cleveland Clinic. "Many women don't even think about their bones until they reach perimenopause," she explains. "But there's
54-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth to Her Granddaughter
Tracey Thompson volunteered to act as surrogate for her daughter, Kelley McKissack, who struggled with infertility.
Kris Jenner Worries About Pregnancy at 60
The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star panicked about her potential pregnancy.
9 Burning Health Questions People Asked Google This Year
Chances are, one of the first places you turn for quick information on everything from that new diet fad to a troubling rash to a cough that won’t quit is your handy search engine (although if you have a medical concern, there’s no substitute for an IRL appointment with your doctor). So we asked
New Studies Show How Moms Also Benefit From Breastfeeding
Two new studies are adding to a growing body of evidence that breast-feeding is both good for the baby and for the mother. The studies, which focused on diabetes and cancer, found that women who breast-feed cut their risk of diabetes and cancer compared to women who did not breast-feed. One study
Bride-to-Be Says Birth Control Caused Stroke
A 26-year-old woman was planning her wedding when she began to experience headaches, blurred vision, nausea and other symptoms. Jordan Ward's fiance insisted that she go to the hospital, where doctors sent her home, explaining that she had migraines , she recalled. The next day, Ward was diagnosed
Ways to Deal With Painful Sex
You're in the mood and your partner is ready, so you make a beeline to the bed with plans to rock the sheets. But then you feel it—a dull ache, an itchy rash, or a searing out-of-no where jab. When you've always enjoyed sex and suddenly it hurts, it can be confusing and worrisome. "Pain during sex
Myths You Shouldn't Believe About Hair Loss in Women
If you start seeing globs of hair in the shower drain, it's easy to get freaked out. After all, hair can be an important part of a woman's identity, and hair loss is typically seen as a man's problem. The truth is, women make up about 40% of the Americans suffering from unwanted shedding, and 50%