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Potassium's Sex-Based Benefits
Eating potassium-rich foods can offset some risk from too much salt in our diets. The benefit to women's blood pressure is not seen in men.
HRT for Breast Cancer Survivors
Is hormone replacement therapy safe for women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer? A recent study finds it is, with qualifications.
Liver Disease is on the Rise in Kids
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is on the rise in kids. Prenatal exposure to certain chemicals appears to be a source of the problem.
Maternal Depression May Not Only Affect Moms
Postpartum depression is not uncommon, but if it is long-lasting, it can show up in kids' development. Don't hesitate to get help.
Looking Ahead to a Post-
One way to help women facing the loss of abortion access is to step up contraceptive counseling, studies involving over 25,000 women show.
Herbal Supplements Trigger a Heart Arrhythmia
Some people load up on herbal supplements, thinking they are harmless. Not true, as a recent case makes clear.
Facing Menopause: Hormone Therapy Options
Some women experience few of the distracting symptoms of menopause. But for those who do, choosing a form of hormone treatment can help.
Go For a Low Pressure Pregnancy
Preeclampsia is a danger to mothers-to-be and their infants. Eating more of a Mediterranean diet can cut the risk of it by 25% or more.
Exercising While Pregnant
No, that's not a warning; it's a very good thing. Exercise leads to the production of a protein that cuts kids' risk of type 2 diabetes.
Tell It Like It Is
Feedback is more welcome than many realize. Most people appreciate it. So don't hesitate -- it's an important way to make things better.
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