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Is There a Better Way to Treat Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroid embolization is a minimally invasive procedure that is a new alternative to surgery — but is it right for you?
Uterine fibroids are extremely

Why Women Get More Headaches Than Men

No, it’s not that women are more sensitive to pain than men; there’s a biological reason behind the difference.

Throughout their lives, women are more likely

Does Wearing High Heels for Your Holiday Party Cause Chronic Back Problems?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — for everything but your feet.
If your holiday party schedule is nonstop, you may be spending more

Fact or Fiction: Plan B Increases Cancer Risk in Women?

Plan B emergency contraception is available over-the-counter and used by thousands of women a year. But does taking it increase a woman’s risk of cancer?

Teaming Up On Breast Cancer

When it comes to tackling breast cancer, two — or three, or five — team members are better than one.
Breast cancer is a complex disease,

What to Do When You Have Trouble Peeing

Urinating should be one of your body’s most natural functions, so you’re bound to be frustrated when you can’t go. Read on to find out

An Innovative Whole-Breast Ultrasound Technology Could Be Life-Saving

When it comes to breast cancer, early detection with the help of regular exams and screening mammography can greatly affect survival. But for women with

How Exercise Can Help Breast Cancer Patients Recover

Exercise may be the last thing on a survivor’s mind, but physical activity can actually play an important role in healing.
Doctors aren’t sure why, but

Myth or Fact – Only Women Get Breast Cancer

If you guessed “myth,” you are correct. Like women, men have breast tissue and therefore are also at risk for breast cancer.
Breast cancer doesn’t play