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hormones

The power of community

Feel like you're alone and adrift amid hot flashes and menopause? Friends and family—and your health care provider—should be ports in the storm.

Escape the summer hot flash

Understand why your body is undergoing this process and you'll soon be a step closer to squelching that unwelcome heat.

7 ways to conquer stress cravings

When life gets hectic, use these save-the-hips tips for avoiding temptation.

The origin of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Study: A gene involved in male hormone production may affect development of the condition.

Smells like success

Zinc oxide, a compound typically used for hospital wound care, may find new life as an active ingredient in deodorant.

Ready for the male pill?

It's a decade or more from approval, but the experimental contraceptive is showing promise in its ability to safely lower sperm production.

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.

Are hormones safe?

New research puts to rest old fears.

PMS and the blues

There's help available for women experiencing menopause symptoms related to mood.

That feel-good ingredient

Alongside its central role in the biomechanics of labor and delivery, oxytocin helps strengthen the mother-baby bond.

Banish those blues

Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.

‘Know your farmer’

Labels on egg cartons may be misleading, but here's the skinny on how to find the healthiest, most humanely produced eggs.

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