Bayer makes a deal on popular contraceptive with Mark Cuban’s online pharmacy

Mark Cuban's pharmacy could boost the drugs' sales. It will probably take a few months to see how the experiment works out.

Why Do Women Get More Headaches Than Men?

Women tend to struggle with sleep more than men do, and fatigue can bring on these headaches.

Syphilis cases rise to their highest levels since the 1950s, CDC says

Rate of syphilis among black women -- 10.99 per 100,000 Rate of syphilis among white women -- 1.71 per 100,000 Source: February 2022 issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases SHOTS - HEALTH NEWS – The number of syphilis cases in the U.S. is on the rise. According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cases increased by nearly 80% to more than 207,000 between 2018 and 2022. The report continued that racial...

Signs of heart attack in women

CBS NEWS – Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the United States, killing more than 300,000 every year — yet only about half of women are aware of the risks, signs and symptoms of heart attacks. On National Wear Red Day, which is observed on Feb. 2 to raise awareness for cardiovascular disease, CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joined "CBS Mornings" to share what women should know. While...

Woman with perfect 36EEs left with ‘dead, rotting nipples’ in botched operation

Chloe Rose underwent a breast procedure in Turkey that 'went terribly wrong' and left her fearing she would die. Now the family has warned others to cancel cosmetic surgery appointments abroad

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why Black women need to be screened for cervical cancer

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK – While all women can develop cervical cancer, non-Hispanic Black women are more likely to be diagnosed and die of cervical cancer, compared to white women in the U.S. This disparity is not due to genetic differences among white, Black or Hispanic women, but rather related to systemic racism, access to healthcare and socioeconomic factors, says Dr. Olivia Cardenas-Trowers, a Mayo Clinic urogynecologist. That is why she encourages women to learn more...

Mayo Clinic Minute: Weight-loss medications alone are not a quick fix

Mayo Clinic News Network One of the most common New Year's resolutions is to lose weight. Many may be wondering if weight-loss medications can help them reach their goal. Medications called semaglutides — better known by the brand names Ozempic and Wegovy — have been shown to help people lose about 15% of their body weight. But as Dr. Andres Acosta explains in this Mayo Clinic Minute, these medications alone are not a quick solution. Watch: The...

Mayo Clinic Minute: Weight loss and willpower

Mayo Clinic News Network – What does it take to make meaningful, lasting lifestyle changes? Some may argue it takes a fair amount of willpower to develop new habits, but a person can't rely on willpower alone. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Donald Hensrud, a Mayo Clinic physician specializing in nutrition and editor of "The Mayo Clinic Diet," offers strategies that can help people achieve their weight-loss goals. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute https://youtu.be/oxLwLnvU6vA What is willpower?...

Florida Woman, 75, Celebrates 53 Years of Working at McDonald’s: ‘I Just Love It Here’

Barbara Cramer has been working at the restaurant chain since 1970

5 women got eye syphilis from one man—raising eyebrows

This ocular syphilis cluster is also the first one documented as being linked by heterosexual transmission.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Nonsurgical treatment for uterine fibroids

MAYO CLINIC NEWS. NETWORK – Uterine fibroids are the leading cause of women undergoing hysterectomies, leaving them unable to bear children. Fibroids often are diagnosed in women between 20 and 40. They can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, pain and infertility. Dr. Michelle Louie, a Mayo Clinic gynecologic surgeon and fibroid specialist, says there's a newer nonsurgical procedure to remove fibroids. Fibroids are muscular tumors that grow in the walls of the uterus. In most cases, they're benign. "Even...

Syphilis cases in newborns have “skyrocketed at a heartbreaking rate,” CDC reports

Dr. Jonathan Mermin, director of CDC's National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, called the epidemic an "unacceptable American crisis."

Dry eyes during menopause: A symptom every woman should know about

One of the symptoms of menopause is dry eyes. Learn the causes of dry eyes during menopause and what to do about them.

6 Ways to prevent osteoporosis

Preventing osteoporosis involves a combination of lifestyle choices as well as medical interventions.
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