Women

Women's health concerns, including menopause, diabetes, staying healthy during pregnancy, heart attack, stroke, prevention, wellness & more.

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  • Vaginal Pessary

    A vaginal pessary is a small, plastic device that fits into your vagina for the purpose of holding a drooping…

  • Vaginitis

    Vaginitis refers to inflammation of the vagina. It can be caused by bacterial vaginosis (BV), yeast infections, trichomoniasis, allergies, or…

  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are veins that are swollen and bulge above the surface of the skin. They may be twisted and…

  • Vulvar Cancer

    Cancer of the vulva most often affects the two skin folds (or lips) around the vagina, known as the…

  • Vulvodynia

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of vulvodynia, a word that describes pain and discomfort in the…

  • West Nile Virus

    West Nile virus is an infectious disease that can cause flu-like symptoms. It is spread by mosquitos.

  • What to Do When Your Pregnancy Is Unexpected

    If your pregnancy is unexpected, it's important to remember you have options.

  • Why Should I Breastfeed?

    Deciding whether or not to breastfeed is a very personal decision. Learn about the advantages and challenges of breastfeeding.

  • Women’s Guide to Preventive Care

    What is women’s preventive care? By the time they reach adulthood, it’s important for women to take an active approach to health care. This means making it a priority to schedule routine screenings and services. Preventive care includes immunizations, testing for sexually

  • Yeast Infections

    A vaginal yeast infection is caused by an overgrowth of a fungus called Candida. It is a very common ailment…

  • Zika

    Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that can be transmitted through sex and pregnancy. It has been linked to birth defects,…