Monthly articles designed to help you acheive your best health ever.
Oct 23, 2019 -
Some breast cancers associated with genes affect numerous members of a family. But not every woman who has a family history of inherited breast cancer carries the defective gene.
Sep 27, 2019 -
Up to 4 in 5 new moms feel sad, anxious, overwhelmed, or just plain tired after giving birth. It’s no wonder so many new mothers get the “baby blues.” Even if delivery went well, mothers are bound to be short on sleep and long on responsibilities.
Aug 27, 2019 -
Here are four common health issues you should discuss with your provider (even if you’d rather not).
Jul 30, 2019 -
If you break a bone or get into a car accident while pregnant, a healthcare provider may need to give you a scan, such as an X-ray, to see what’s going on. But isn’t that dangerous for your baby? Probably not.
Jun 24, 2019 -
Breastfeeding also reduces your risk for breast and ovarian cancer, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and other conditions.
May 28, 2019 -
Congratulations—you’re pregnant! The next 9 months may bring some uncomfortable changes to your body. Most of these ills—including backache, constipation, and morning sickness—aren’t worrisome.
May 17, 2019 -
Molecular breast imaging (MBI) is a test similar to X-ray, CT, and ultrasound, but with an important difference. Those imaging procedures provide pictures of bones and soft tissue, but MBI allows health care providers to see what is happening inside the breast at a molecular and cellular level.
Apr 1, 2019 -
PCOS is a common hormonal problem in women of childbearing age. The condition often is accompanied by other health problems, and can make it hard to get pregnant.
Mar 1, 2019 -
The major reason for the greater risk is that more women are smoking these days.
Mar 1, 2019 -
A new study found that women who got the HPV test were much less likely to develop cervical precancer than those who were screened with the Pap test.