Women

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

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  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones and often occurs in older women.

  • older woman sits on bed with her hand on her hip in pain

    Osteoarthritis

    Arthritis is swelling of the joints. It’s painful and can limit your movement. There are many kinds of arthritis. Osteoarthritis…

  • close-up of pregnant woman with her hands on her stomach

    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

    Fetal alcohol syndrome is a group of problems occurring in a baby when the mother drinks alcohol while pregnant.

  • silhouette of a person drinking, sitting behind bottles of alcohol

    Alcohol Misuse

    Alcohol abuse is a pattern of drinking too much alcohol too often. This can harm your work, school, and…

  • Osteopenia

    Osteopenia is a condition that begins as you lose bone mass and your bones get weaker.

  • A medical drawing of uterine fibroids in and around the uterus.

    Uterine Fibroids

    Fibroids are benign growths (not cancer) in the muscular wall of the uterus.

  • Endometriosis

    Endometriosis is when the lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. It can be treated with medicine and…

  • A young pregnant woman sit up on an exam table in her doctors office during a routine prenatal check-up. She wearing a medical gown and her doctor is seated across from her as the two talk.

    Pregnancy and RSV

    In August 2023, the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the maternal RSV vaccine (Abrysvo) to help prevent severe RSV…

  • doctor listens to a pregnant woman’s belly with a stethoscope

    Healthy Pregnancy for Women with Diabetes

    Diabetes can cause problems during pregnancy. Learn how to manage your diabetes to have a healthy pregnancy.

  • Image showing normal kidney and one with diabetic nephropathy

    Diabetic Nephropathy

    Diabetic nephropathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the kidneys.

  • woman telling about her problems in therapy

    Avoiding Burnout When You Have an Emotional Job

    Some jobs are more stressful than others, but key strategies can help in every job.

  • group of unhealthy foods next to group of healthy foods

    After 40: Women’s Nutrition and Metabolism Needs

    They say 40 is the new 30, thanks to healthier habits. Yet, women (like men) continue to struggle with weight…

  • female gynecologist performing a colposcopy exam on a patient in hospital using a colposcope

    Colposcopy

    A colposcopy is a type of women’s health exam. The purpose of the exam is to get a close look…

  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

    Some women will experience high blood pressure during their pregnancy. Treatment varies depending on the type you have and how…

  • Woman with gallstones holds her stomach in pain

    Gallstones

    Gallstones are hard deposits that form inside your gallbladder. They are most often caused when cholesterol becomes solid and can…

  • Eating Disorders

    An eating disorder is a mental health condition involving an obsession with food and weight that harms a person’s emotional…

  • A woman with diabetes pricks her finger to test her insulin level. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too much blood glucose (sugar) in the blood.

    Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly.

  • multigenerational family riding their bikes

    Sports and Exercise at Every Age

    Maintaining an exercise program is important at any age. It can help you build a foundation when you’re young and…

  • Woman performing breast exam

    Benign Breast Conditions

    A breast cyst is a fluid-filled sac inside the breast. Breast cysts are common in women. They might cause a…

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer is a cancer of the colon or the rectum that can be detected through early, regular screenings.