If you have a new family addition on the way, you probably have a long list of questions, including how to manage your weight during pregnancy. Find out how much you already know — and get answers and additional resources to help you prepare.
Find information about the major medical issues facing women from breast cancer, infertility, and menopause to gynecologic cancer, obstetrics, gynecology and tips for healthy living from our Women's Health Institute.
Foot fungus and fungal toenails are a serious annoyance, but they can also spread and become a health problem, especially if you have diabetes or a weak immune system. Learn what to do to treat them.
New research confirms that a bilateral mastectomy won’t necessarily improve your long-term survival. What is the best option for treating breast cancer?
The hot flashes associated with menopause aren’t just uncomfortable during the day — they can disrupt your sleep. Doctors usually prescribe hormone therapy.
If you have urinary incontinence, certain diuretics, pain relievers, antidepressants, alpha blockers, sedatives or sleeping pills may be the cause. Ask your doctor about other treatment options.
The FDA recently approved a DNA test for HPV that helps physicians identify high-risk pre-cancer conditions and could eventually replace the Pap smear test. The DNA test would lengthen the time between tests to three to five years.
The sun and heat of summer can wreak havoc on your hair’s health, especially if you have lighter and finer hair, or are African-American. Find out what steps you can take to protect it.
Discover the reality behind myths about where nurse midwives deliver and more. Learn what it takes to become a nurse midwife and the surprising number of services these healthcare providers deliver.
When it comes to drinking water, is the magic number 8 glasses a day? Our experts explain all the factors involved in making sure our bodies get the right amount of fluid every day.
A new study finds a high-dose flu vaccine provides better protection among people 65 and older than a standard flu shot. The high-dose vaccine was 24.2 percent more effective than a standard-dose vaccine at preventing flu.