5 Things You Should Know About Cervical Cancer


A little knowledge can go a long way in the fight against cervical cancer. More >

Sugary Drinks During Pregnancy

Moms' Soda Habit May Boost Kids' Odds for Asthma


Kids are more likely to develop asthma if their moms chug sugary drinks during pregnancy, a new study suggests. More >

Birth Control Pill Tied to Slight Rise in Breast Cancer Risk


Newer versions of the birth control pill carry a similar increased risk of breast cancer as earlier ones that were abandoned in the 1990s, a new study reveals. More >

Know the Signs of Ovarian Cancer - and Your Risks


About 22,440 American women will learn they have ovarian cancer this year, and more than 14,000 will die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. More >

While New Moms Cook and Clean, New Dads Play


Here's news that may be familiar to many American women -- young Dads are not taking on their fair share of housework and child care, especially on weekends. More >

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection


Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, and routine screenings remain the most reliable way to detect the disease early, a breast cancer expert says. More >

Researchers Seeking Cause

Black Women at Higher Risk of Heart Failure in Pregnancy


Black American women are twice as likely as women in other racial/ethnic groups to develop a form of pregnancy-related heart failure, a new study finds. More >

Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism Risk


Taking a multivitamin during pregnancy may reduce a child's risk of developing autism, a new study suggests. More >

Could Hormone Supplements for Menopause Make a Comeback?


The door may be opening again for menopausal women suffering from hot flashes and night sweats to receive some relief from a source once thought too dangerous to consider, researchers say. More >

Weight Gain Not Necessary

High-Calorie Foods May Raise Cancer Risk in Women


Women who eat a lot of high-calorie foods may face a slightly higher risk of obesity-related cancers -- even if they remain thin, a new study suggests. More >