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Loss of Sleep Increases Insulin Resistance
Minor reductions in sleep increased insulin resistance in otherwise healthy women. They had an even bigger effect on postmenopausal women.
Do It for Your Baby
If you're pregnant a COVID mRNA vaccine will not only protect you and your child, it may also reduce the risk of stillbirth. Get vaccinated.
Breast Cancer's Lesser-Known Early Warning Signs
Most breast cancers aren't best detected early by feeling for a lump in the breast. Other signs show up sooner. They apply to men, too.
The Health Perks of Walkable Neighborhoods
Some neighborhoods encourage walking, and those that do end up lowering the obesity-related cancer risk of the women who live there.
Caution: Women at Risk
Inequities in cardiac care mean that women with atrial fibrillation go undiagnosed longer and have a greater risk of stroke than men.
Moms Really Do Know Best
Who better to help women with postpartum depression than women who have been there? Peer therapy helps new moms see they are not alone.
What a Difference a Dollar Makes
In honor of Labor Day, a re-release: Raising the minimum wage by just $1 an hour can reduce absenteeism by almost 10 percent.
For Older Women, Breast Cancer Screening Can Lead to Over-Diagnosis
Breast cancer screening may not benefit women over 70. In fact, it can lead to overdiagnosis. Here are the facts and factors to consider.
Unique Antibodies in Breast Milk Offer Big Benefits
Antibodies in breast milk protect infants from deadly infections while their immune systems develop. Donor milk does the same for preemies.
An HPV Test for Older Women
Women over 50 may still carry HPV, and they can also get cervical cancer. A new test can relieve them of worry about both.
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