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Conditions & Health

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 […]


Mind & Mood

Millennial Women: Understanding the Links Between Heart Disease and Depression

You may think that since heart disease usually develops in women in their 50s and beyond, millennials don’t […]

Mental Health Among African-American Women

It’s true that everyone experiences temporary periods of sadness, and times of worry and nervousness. But what about […]

Recognizing and Getting Help for Mood Disorders

Everyone feels down from time to time. Work is busy. Your kids’ schedules are overwhelming. You’re not getting […]


Nutrition & Fitness

5 Spices with Health Benefits

Another night of grilled chicken breasts is good for your diet, but it’s also kind of boring. Spicing […]

Calcium Supplements: Should You Take Them?

When you were a child, your mom may have encouraged you to drink milk to build strong bones. […]

Tips to Manage Stress Eating

This article is written by Erin Gager, R.D., L.D.N., a dietitian at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Have you […]


Sexual & Reproductive Health

How Does Menopause Affect My Sleep?

Our moms and grandmothers called it the “change of life” — that dreaded age of hot flashes and […]

Get a Good Night’s Sleep During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a magical time in many ways, but your sleep schedule during these nine months might be […]

How Sex Changes After Menopause

With no need to worry about getting your period, becoming pregnant or being walked in on by your […]


Wellness & Rejuvenation

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. […]

Got Adult Acne? Get Answers from an Expert

If you’re like a lot of women, you thought all you had to do was get through puberty […]

Double Chin Surgery: What You Need to Know

While many of us would like to see a streamlined profile when we look in the mirror, some […]