Women’s Health

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Robert Preidt SOURCE: Radiological Society of North America, news release, Feb. 23, 2010 Dr. Janie Lee, and her collegues used statistical modeling to compare the costs and benefits of mammography alone, MRI alone, and mammography and MRI combined in a hypothetical group of 25-year-old women with BRCA1 mutations, which significantly increase the […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Harriett Brown Source:  Health Magazine Her doctor told her: “I have no idea what it is. Wait for it to go away.”…

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter Studies have proven that teenage girls who drink more than once a week are more likely to develop…

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Harriett Brown Source:  Health Magazine Her doctor told her: “I have no idea what it is. Wait for it to go away.” It didn’t go away. “I could no longer think straight, no matter how hard I tried or what I did,” Price says. Worse, she suffered three straight miscarriages. Finally, four […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter Studies have proven that teenage girls who drink more than once a week are more likely to develop non-cancerous breast disease in their 20’s and breast cancer later in life.  Catherine Berkey, a biostatistician at Harvard Medical School in Boston, said that benign breast disease is known to […]

VIA: WomensHealth.Gov Both men and women have heart attacks, but more women who have heart attacks die from them. Treatments can limit heart damage but…

VIA: WomensHealth.Gov Both men and women have heart attacks, but more women who have heart attacks die from them. Treatments can limit heart damage but they must be given as soon as possible after a heart attack starts. Ideally, treatment should start within one hour of the first symptoms. If you think you’re having a […]

VIA: WomensHealthMag.Com Your Nails If you see dark lines on the nail beds It could mean Texas-sized moles aren’t the only red flags for skin…

VIA: WomensHealthMag.Com Your Nails If you see dark lines on the nail beds It could mean Texas-sized moles aren’t the only red flags for skin cancer–the disease can also develop under your nails. Yellowish, brown, or black stripes are a sign of cell damage, possibly from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, says Ariel […]