Jul 17, 2014
There are two newly identified types of heart disease specific to women that clearly cause problems we never knew existed before and need more research.
Jul 10, 2014
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania say they've gotten closer to being able to use stem cells to treat thinning hair.
Jul 3, 2014
Q: What is the best way to prevent osteoporosis? I watched my mother suffer horribly from it and I’d like to do everything I can to keep my bones healthy.
, Michele J., Lancaster, Calif.
Jun 26, 2014
Did you know that fatigue is the most common symptom both men and women go to the doctor with? Before a disease is diagnosed, most women will go to an average of three physicians complaining of fatigue and leave without help for improvement.
Jun 19, 2014
The good news is that in the past 40 years, we have learned that a large number of cancers can be prevented. Nothing I am about to tell you is new, but it serves as a good reminder that taking responsibility for lifestyle changes today can help you prevent cancer.
Jun 12, 2014
Seventy-seven percent of all cancers are diagnosed in people over 55. So we should understand cancer as a disease of aging. Although young people get cancer, it is rare. When it happens, it often makes the news and the marketers of cancers have a field day with it.
Jun 5, 2014
Q: Do birth control pills prevent menopause?
, Nancy R., Augusta, Ga.
May 29, 2014
When we have a baby, our hormone balance shifts dramatically and the hormones we had in massive quantities when the fetus was growing in our womb must suddenly decrease once the baby is born in order to protect us, the moms.