FDA Warns Against Uterine Fibroid Procedure

Uterine fibroids are muscular tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus. Fortunately, uterine fibroids are most always benign (non-cancerous), and in some women they cause no symptoms at all. In others, however, the fibroids may be symptomatic, and when they cause symptoms, they tend to be very uncomfortable and even unbearable.

8 Worst Health Mistakes Women Make

Nearly three-quarters of U.S. women say they try to live a healthy lifestyle by eating right, taking supplements, exercising regularly and engaging in other proactive habits to promote better health.[i] Yet, even health-savvy women may be inadvertently doing themselves harm by engaging in these common health mistakes.

Are Bras Bad for Breasts?

And What About Back Pain? For many women, leaving the house without a bra on would be akin to going outside without any pants. But new research suggests women may actually be better off without this (perceived) wardrobe staple.

Top 10 Causes of Death in Women

… 3 May Surprise You! The first step toward getting healthy is knowing where your biggest risks lie. Below we’ve highlighted the top 10 causes of death in women, so you can, first, get informed and, second, take steps to lower your risks. The best news of all? Many of these top causes of death […]

7 Reasons Women Lose Sexual Desire

Did you know that for every additional month a woman is in a relationship, her sexual desire decreases by an average of .02 percent?[i] It’s a small drop, but over time it adds up, especially since the man’s sexual desire usually holds steady — presenting a conundrum that seems to be the result of an […]

10 Signs of Gynecologic Cancer No Woman Should Ignore

Some 81,000 women will be diagnosed with some form of gynecologic cancer — vulvar, vaginal, cervical, uterine (endometrial) or ovarian — accounting for 10 percent of all new cases of cancer every year. Slightly more than a third of that number will die from gynecologic cancer over the course of a year too, according to […]