Conditions & Health

Breast Reconstruction Options If You Have Lymphedema

Your body has faced a lot of challenges. You have been treated for breast cancer, which probably included […]

Prescribed a Painkiller? If It’s an Opioid, Read This First

Maybe you’ve been dealing with chronic pain for a long time. Maybe you’re recovering from surgery and you […]

New Breast Reconstruction Advances

You might be having a mastectomy because you have breast cancer or to prevent the disease if it runs in […]

Mammograms and More: Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Conflicting guidelines on the age to start mammograms might have you scratching your head. Start at 40 years […]

5 Health Problems You’re Actually Not Too Young For

If you’re a woman in your 20s, you probably think you don’t have to worry about health problems […]

Understanding Your Mammogram Report: Answers from Experts Lillie Shockney and Susan Harvey

Understanding your mammogram report may be of interest to you, but the report — filled with a lot […]

Headaches and Women: What Do Hormones Have to Do With It?

A bad headache can ruin your workday, strain your relationship with family members and affect your ability to […]

Thyroid Cancer: What Women Should Know

The symptoms start slowly. Fatigue is the most common. There might be changes in hair, nails or skin, […]

Autoimmune Disease: Why Is My Immune System Attacking Itself?

Autoimmune disease affects 23.5 million Americans, and nearly 80 percent of those are women. If you’re one of […]

Is Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) the Right Treatment for You?

If you’ve been diagnosed with having uterine fibroids, there are many treatment options for you to consider. Fibroids […]

What Are Common Symptoms of Autoimmune Disease?

Between taking care of yourself and family members and trying to manage a social life and career, it’s […]

Multiple Sclerosis: Why Are Women More at Risk?

Every week in the U.S., about 200 people are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, or MS. According to the National […]

Uterine Fibroids: Q&A With an Expert

So you’ve just come back from your annual gynecological exam and your doctor told you that you might […]

Is that Burning Sensation a Urinary Tract Infection?

Chances are, it’s happened to you: You go to the bathroom and feel a burning sensation when you […]

Melanoma: What Women Need to Know About This Skin Cancer

It’s easy to think that skin cancer isn’t serious. After all, most skin cancers are usually treatable when […]

7 Things You Might Not Know About Delayed Breast Reconstruction

  Know Your Options for Breast Reconstruction Most women treated for breast cancer are eligible for breast reconstruction—learn […]

Bloating: Causes and Prevention Tips

How often do you hear yourself or friends complain about bloating? We often just say we’re bloated when […]

Constipation: Causes and Prevention Tips

As many as one in five people experiences chronic constipation, a condition that’s even more common in women […]

Don’t Be Shy: 4 Tips for Talking to Your Doctor

Your grandmother probably remembers how the doctor used to make house calls, or how she could go into […]

Fecal Incontinence in Women: Q&A with an Expert

Like the kids’ book says, everyone poops. And at some point, some of us feel like we’re going […]

Breast Cancer: 5 Things to Know About Your Breasts

How often should you get a breast exam? Can you reduce breast cancer risk? Learn five important breast […]

Microvascular Angina: Why Women Shouldn’t Ignore Chest Pain and Fatigue

A sharp twinge, a sense of heaviness — we’ve all felt chest pain from time to time.  Sometimes […]

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: How Your Ovaries Can Affect Your Heart

Living with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is tough. Your body produces too many “guy hormone” androgens, resulting in irregular periods, […]

Mastectomy Versus Lumpectomy: 3 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Women who’ve been recently diagnosed with breast cancer are almost immediately faced with treatment choices. The most common […]

6 Mammogram Myths

Common mammogram myths you may believe could have a serious impact on your long-term health. Learn the truth […]

Breast Cancer: Answers from Experts Drs. David Euhus and Susan Harvey

Breast cancer is the second-most common cancer among women in the United States, with nearly one in eight […]