Women’s Health

Raena Granberry shares her experience receiving substandard maternal care during her first two pregnancies and calls in other black women to help them have better experiences than hers.

WASHINGTON — A Maryland woman died after she received botched butt injections in a New York basement over the weekend — and the surgeon who performed the procedure is at large. Kelly Mayhew — a 34-year-old from Suitland, Maryland — died after receiving the cosmetic procedure from an unlicensed plastic surgeon, The New York Daily News […]

Women won’t pay higher health bills simply for being women, and they will be able to get the medical care they need, particularly for breast cancer, under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), a leading women’s advocate says. “The Affordable Care Act will help us realize the promise of access for all,” said […]

New research shows that small everyday habits make a big difference in your ability to cultivate  a healthier body and mind. Here are some of the little things that healthy women do every single day… They drink green tea. People who drink 4 or more cups of green tea a day are 44% less likely […]

Robin Roberts has received her bone marrow transplant, and is currently in medical isolation to prevent infection. The “Good Morning America” co-host is in the hospital to treat MDS, a rare blood and bone marrow disorder. After draining rounds of chemotherapy, Roberts received a bone marrow transplant from her sister Sally Ann eleven days ago. […]

I Love Oprah! There’s so many words that can describe who and what she represents.  I’ll share one, Regal. You can  see the elevation of her mission and vision through all that she does.  She never ceases to amazes me with her selfless acts of love and empowerment.

Champion boxer and Dancing with the Stars Alum, Laila Ali and husband Curtis Conway are expecting their second child spring 2011.  She recently teamed up as a celebrity blogger with US Magazine to chronicle her pregnancy and share her journey the second time around. 

Hello Beautiful contributor Terrance Dean recently reviewed former NFL wife, Shanae Hall’s revealing book, “Why Do I Have To Think Like A Man?”  The book counters the popular book and title of  the New York Times best selling book, “Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man” by Steve Harvey. 

Imagine going to the doctors office for a routine check up or dental work and leaving with a life threatening disease. This could very well be the case for some Veterans visiting a hospital in St. Louis. Here’s what Heather Mayer reported for DOTmed: More than 1,800 veterans may have been exposed to hepatitis B, […]

VIA: HealthyWomen.Org As a single, busy woman living in New York City, sick wasn’t a part of my vocabulary when I entered the last year of my 20s. Nonetheless, it soon found its way into my life. It began with a swollen toe joint, which I easily dismissed as a yoga injury. But when the […]