Get answers about sickle cell disease and understand the risks associated with this inherited disorder. A pediatric hematologist discusses what you need to know.
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.
One in three women can involuntarily leak urine. This is not normal, and it's not a normal part of aging. The good news is that this problem can be treated. Watch this video to learn more.
Glaucoma medication bimatoprost, which is also sold as an eyelash grower, has its own pros and cons. Learn about this medicine from an ophthalmologist’s point of view.
Young women with breast cancer have unique concerns: a complex, often inherited disease, issues of infertility and body image, and impact on family life, relationships and career. Here’s what to look for when seeking care.
If you’re frustrated by chronic pelvic pain that hasn’t responded to treatment, you’re not alone. But with help, you can live a normal life.
For most women, short-term hormone therapy is the best solution to hot flashes and night sweats and can prevent menopause-associated bone loss. But hormone therapy is not for everyone.
The decision to have your ovaries and fallopian tubes removed does not come easily. But if you face an alarmingly high genetic risk of ovarian cancer, sometimes this preventive surgery is the right option.
A recent study shows that moderate physical activity (including walking and doing housework) two or three times per week may be best for cardiovascular health.
You can make your salon style last longer or postpone washing your hair by using dry shampoo. It reduces the appearance of oil in your hair, but you must get your head wet to get rid of the dirt.
To keep your bones healthy as you get older, make sure your diet includes foods that are rich in calcium and vitamin D. These nutrients are essential to maintain strong bones, but they cannot reverse or treat bone loss.