Many women feel uncomfortable talking about health issues or concerns relating to the vulva or vagina. This brief primer on vulvar health can help.
First-ever recommendations from US Preventive Services Task Force aim to help women who experience depression during pregnancy or after childbirth.
Better health and more time: a long-term study of people who took a treadmill test suggests better fitness lengthens lives at every age.
Looking for a way to add variety to your workouts? Consider kettlebells. Kettlebell exercises work several muscle groups at a time, and can help improve posture and balance as well.
Women who have experienced sexual violence or trauma are more likely to have anxiety about medical visits, particularly seeing a gynecologist and receiving a pelvic exam. Open communication in both directions is crucial for women to feel safe during these visits.
When reflecting on choices made when dealing with infertility, it’s easy for people to find themselves in a cyclical pattern of regret. Finding the strength to let go of such feelings can help people feel less burdened and allow them to move on.
While they share many risk factors, far more women are living with heart disease than with breast cancer. Exercise and a healthy diet can cut a woman’s risk for both.
What do the new government guidelines for exercise and physical activity mean for you? It depends on your age and ability, but overall, move more, sit less.
While post-concussive symptoms are common in women who have experienced intimate partner violence, many women hide their symptoms and little research has been done, meaning the long-term health risks of millions of women are unknown.
A large study of first-time mothers compared inducing labor with waiting for labor to begin. Under certain circumstances, it found inducing labor may be safer for some women. A pregnant woman considering induction should discuss the option with her doctors and providers.