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Conditions & Health

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


Mind & Mood

Stress: What You Need to Know – Infographic

Do you feel stressed at times? Most people do. Get some tips to reduce your stress. View the […]

Stressed Out? 5 Tips for Women to Stay Heart Healthy

It’s no secret that stress taxes your emotions and can take a toll on your physical health. If […]

Stress Busters: 4 Integrative Treatments

Nearly half of women report a rise in stress levels over the past five years. And while women […]


Nutrition & Fitness

The Benefits of Having a Healthy Relationship with Chocolate

If you’d characterize your relationship with chocolate as “complicated,” you’re not alone. About 45 percent of women in […]

5 Protein-Packed Foods for Healthy, Meatless Meals

For most of us, eating a little less meat could have health benefits. Research indicates that a balanced diet low in saturated fats helps […]

9 Reasons Why (the Right Amount of) Coffee Is Good for You

Ah, coffee. Whether you’re cradling a travel mug on your way to work or dashing out after spin […]


Sexual & Reproductive Health

Think You Can’t Breastfeed After Implants? Think Again

Johns Hopkins expert Gedge Rosson, M.D. debunks the myth surrounding breastfeeding after breast surgery. Myth: Women cannot breastfeed […]

Postpartum Mood Disorders: What New Moms Need to Know

Bringing a baby home is supposed to be one of the most joyful times in a woman’s life, […]

If You Feel Something, Say Something: Preventing and Detecting Gynecologic Cancers

For many years, gynecologic cancers have held an erroneous reputation for being “silent” — the types of cancer that are […]


Wellness & Rejuvenation

Facial Rejuvenation Surgery: 5 Things You Need to Know

In recent years, cosmetic anti-aging procedures have gained mainstream acceptance. And while many women start with less invasive […]

Is a Liquid Face-Lift Right for You?

According to Lisa Ishii, M.D., a specialist at the Johns Hopkins Center for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, what many […]

Hair Loss: It’s Not Just a Men’s Health Issue

As many as half of all women are affected by hair loss at some time in their lives. […]