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women

Study: Women less likely to receive CPR

Woefully inaccurate notions about women may explain why some folks are prone to inaction when an ailing woman needs lifesaving chest compressions.

My changing period

What does it mean for my health?

Soup, soup and more soup

A souping cleanse is replacing juicing as the detox diet of choice. Here’s what you need to know before getting started on a plan that seems to be made for autumn.

Battling cancer? Stay strong mentally

Researcher: Cancer patients do much better than anticipated.

Pregnancy’s itchy palms, itchy feet

A little-known condition during pregnancy comes with some telltale signs.

Ready, set … action!

If you want to learn the truth about birth, labor and sudden delivery, you'll need to look beyond pop culture.

More than just an itch

If you're battling a particularly brutal bout of itching, you may want to undergo testing for cholestasis of pregnancy.

Expecting? Know your good fats, bad fats

Avocados, nuts, fish and healthy oils ought to have a firm spot in your diet while that little person grows inside you.

You’ve come a long way, baby

...Or have you? Let's take a look at women and smoking.

Confused about heart disease and menopause?

This physician shares how to determine when your symptoms require a full evaluation.

A good sense of humerus

Archaeology and modern medicine team discover that women's arm bones aren't nearly as big today as they were 7,000 years ago.

The extra organ

Amid the many wonders of pregnancy, the placenta plays a uniquely indispensable role in the health of mom and baby.