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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may affect about 5 percent of U.S. children
If parents and their adolescent daughters knew that the HPV vaccine protects against cervical cancer, they'd be more likely to get the shots than uninformed people, right?
Hapless lovers are not the only ones who get lost down there: even sexologists can't agree on what's what, and where, among women's female parts.
Some say it’s the hardest thing they have ever had to hear, but for Shelley Crenshaw, three-time breast cancer survivor, it was a blessing.
Emailing pics of eczema lesions to physicians worked nearly as well as in-person visits, researchers say
But cesarean rates vary widely across the country
Tiffany Nardella was engaged to be married, living in South Philadelphia, and loving life when she was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer at 35 in 2010.
Freezing a woman's eggs is neither risk-free nor foolproof, a British fertility expert said on Thursday, after Apple and Facebook said they would contribute to the cost of the procedure for female employees.
Women with healthier diets before an ovarian cancer diagnosis are less likely to die in the years following the cancer than women with poorer diets.
Study finds women with higher levels needed less medication
Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle
Ask experts about what to expect when trying to get pregnant after age 35 on Tuesday, September 30 from noon to 1 p.m.
Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise
Avoid tripping hazards and obstructed vision
Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help
Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests
Link between phthalates and possible defect needs more study, researcher says
Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls
Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls
Researchers link psychiatric issues to 'behavioral insomnias of childhood'
20 percent of younger brothers, sisters also diagnosed by age 3, researchers report
Study finds survivors more likely to need hospital care, antidepressants to cope than cancer-free women
Finding only held true when men's sex partners were female, not male, researchers say
Repeat episodes of vaginosis no less likely with supplements, says study
And the disparity doesn't seem to be related to biological differences, researchers say
Controversial statutes hold parents responsible for teen alcohol consumption