When a woman’s estrogen declines, it can lead to vaginal atrophy — drying and irritation that cause pain during intercourse and other symptoms. But a new laser treatment provides many women with relief.
Because over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are taken without the help of a doctor, it’s especially important that you read the label. Here are some tips for decoding the labels on your medications.
A recent study finds that women who freeze their eggs at age 34 or younger have the highest chance of success when trying to conceive later in life.
Don’t underestimate the role you play on the care team of a best friend diagnosed with breast cancer. After all, she doesn’t just need her oncologist, her plastic surgeon, her social worker, her art therapist, her husband and her daughter. She also needs YOU. Not sure how to help? Our infographic offers 9 practical ways you can make … Read More
Few breakthroughs have been as beneficial as vaccines. So why is there so much misinformation out there about them? Don’t believe the myths.
For years, researchers have explored the cardiovascular benefits of this diet. But did you know it has benefits related to cancer, too?
Have you ever bent over to grab something only to be paralyzed by sharp back pain? If you haven’t had a fall or experienced any other trauma and you’re beyond age 60, another possible reason is a compression fracture. It’s more common in postmenopausal women, but it can happen in men too.
Breast cancer is a common concern for women — but misconceptions are common, too. It’s important to know the facts about diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
The oral contraceptive pill has long been the most popular birth control option among women of child-bearing years. For most women, it is safe and effective, but for some, it increases the risk of dangerous blood clots. Learn about the risk factors.
The first prescription drug aimed at restoring a woman’s sexual desire has cleared regulatory approval. But is the little pink pill for you? If you’re merely looking for something to put you in the mood, the answer is no.