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Women

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

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  • Pregnant woman with two ultrasound scans of twins resting on her belly

    Pregnancy with Multiples

    Pregnancy with multiples means more than one baby in your uterus at once. They carry a higher chance of gestational…

  • doctor speaking to couple sitting at desk

    Evaluating and Treating Infertility

    For couples experiencing infertility, it’s important to evaluate and treat the cause of the problem.

  • illustration of human heart and electrocardiogram graph representing heartbeat

    Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC)

    Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy is an uncommon genetic heart problem that causes muscle cells in your ventricle wall to…

  • doctor checks blood pressure of a pregnant woman

    HELLP Syndrome

    HELLP Syndrome is a rare but serious pregnancy-related illness, similar to preeclampsia, another pregnancy condition.

  • woman holding abdomen in pain caused by dyspareunia

    Dyspareunia

    Dyspareunia is a medical term used to describe painful sex for women.

  • Man holding chest in pain

    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease occurs when blood vessels that carry blood to your heart get blocked with plaque.

  • illustration of human nervous system

    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic pain condition that often happens after an injury. It is believed to be…

  • Osteoporosis

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

  • side-by-side diagrams of a healthy heart and one with heart failure

    Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It can be caused by different heart…

  • Man Drugging Woman's Drink In Bar

    Club Drug Use

    Club drugs are common, illegal drugs used at parties, bars, nightclubs, and concerts for the purpose of getting high.

  • doctor using stethoscope to listen to woman’s heart

    Mitral Valve Prolapse

    Mitral valve prolapse is a heart condition in which the flaps of the mitral valve don’t close properly. Most people…

  • Close-up cropped portrait of young woman with breast pain touching chest

    Breast Pain in Women

    Breast pain in women can be caused by many factors, most of which are not serious health threats.

  • woman dressed in pink wears a pink ribbon on her chest

    Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, but its death rate has declined over the last few…

  • Woman sitting in a patient room dressed in a blue patient gown with hands folded in her lap

    Bartholin's Gland Cyst

    Bartholin’s gland cyst is a swelling that can occur near the opening of a woman’s vagina. They can become infected,…

  • Woman with bacterial vaginosis dressed in blue silk nightgown with hands covering her crotch and lower abdomen

    Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

    Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection in the vagina caused by an overgrowth of bacteria. Researchers do not completely understand…

  • An older man bent over in pain holding his chest

    Heart Attack

    A heart attack is a cardiac event caused by one or several factors and can be mild or fatal.

  • A woman experiencing strong contractions that are 5 to 10 minutes apart

    How Do I Know I’m in Labor?

    Going into labor can look different for every woman. But there are some common signs.

  • Active woman in her 50s running and jogging.

    Perimenopause

    Perimenopause is a stage in a woman’s reproductive years that occurs just before menopause.

  • A pregnant woman holds her belly during a contraction while sitting in a car

    Preterm Labor and Birth

    Preterm labor and birth occurs before 37 weeks of pregnancy and can lead to problems for the baby.

  • . Closeup of the broken cigarette on female hand.

    Tobacco Addiction

    Smoking or chewing tobacco is very dangerous for your health, but there are many resources available to help you…

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